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Human Resource Management (Top-Up) MA

University of Northampton

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Our MA Human Resource Management Top-up degree is specifically designed for those who have completed their Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Postgraduate Diploma and are looking to complete their postgraduate qualification with a higher degree. The Human Resource Management Top-up will build upon your existing qualification and top it up so that you obtain a qualification at Masters level.

This course offers you the opportunity to meet your continuing professional requirements as a human resource practitioner and enrich your career prospects.

Course Details

The MA is designed for those who have completed their Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Postgraduate Diploma and aims to provide a means by which the continuing professional and personal needs of human resource practitioners may be met. This course aims to extend your understanding and competence whilst enhancing your ability to think strategically about management and organisational change.

This course is designed to broaden your specialist knowledge gained at the professional level. The Research Methods and Dissertation module provides an introduction to research, types of research methodology, planning a research project, data collection and analysis and the presentation of research findings.

Following successful completion of your research methods project, you will undertake a dissertation related to an aspect of strategic significance for the organisation. Previous topics have included the following:

  • ‘An analysis of measures to re-engage the workforce after a major restructuring and downsizing programme’
  • ‘An investigation of the human effects of organisational change in a merger and the role of the HR Function in influencing and supporting culture change’
  • ‘Alternative strategies for identifying and tackling major HR challenges in the decade ahead’

What is the schedule like for this course?

The complete course runs over one year part-time or distance learning. Attendance for the part-time taught course is from January to March.

If you are studying this course via distance learning you should expect to spend between 10 to 20 hours per week for each module engaging with online activities and study through NILE as well as self-directed study time. You are expected to undertake the Research Methods and Dissertation module in your first trimester and complete your Dissertation over the duration of the course. Typical time to completion is 12 months.

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University information

University of Northampton

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    Main Site, The University of Northampton, Waterside Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5PH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    114th out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    92 42%

    115th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    115th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    118th

    11

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