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Human Resource Development (Top-Up) MSc

University of Portsmouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUN-21

  • Duration

    6 months

Course summary

Overview

If you're a Human Resource (HR) practitioner looking to progress your career – and you've already successfully achieved the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Advanced Level 7 qualification – this MSc Human Resource Management Top-up will take your HR training to master's level, increasing your skills and employability.

You'll hone you HR knowledge and abilities through a 3 day intensive learning block, before completing a dissertation proposal and dissertation on a related subject of your choosing. You'll get support from a supervisor during your studies too – via Skype, telephone calls and face-to-face meetings where possible.

You'll graduate as a highly competent HR practitioner, with the specialist skills to match your chosen career path. Depending on your choice of dissertation, you'll be awarded with either an MSc Human Resource Management (HRM), or an MSc Human Resource Development (HRD).

The University of Portsmouth is an Approved Centre for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the professional body for HR specialists and is the world's largest Chartered HR professional organisation.

What you'll experience

On this course you'll:

Take part in a research skills development workshop, where you will develop the skills necessary to complete the dissertation
Work through pre-course reading and proposal development activities, further deepening your knowledge of the field
Tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, which can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection

Careers and opportunities

To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant work experience during your course.

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.

What can you do with a Human Resource Development (Top-up) degree?

Here are some routes our graduates have pursued:

  • business development and consultancy
  • management
  • recruitment
  • personnel
  • human resources
  • training

Other graduates have set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 5,030overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    117 54%

    72nd

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    59th

    17

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