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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

OVERVIEW

The MSc in Human Resource Management has been designed in response to developments within the HRM sector and can lead to professional accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

The MSc in Human Resource Management offers both full time and part time opportunities to study towards a master’s degree and at the same time, prepare you for Associate Membership of the CIPD.

This master's not only prepares you for a successful career in HRM and enables you to take on general or specialist roles within the HRM functions of organisations globally. This understanding will achieve greater utilisation of the human resource and facilitate greater business success and increased employee satisfaction. It will allow you to develop and assess employment policies and support organisational development.

PROFESSIONAL APPROVAL AND ACCREDITATION

The MSc in Human Resource Management offers both full time and part time opportunities to study towards a master’s degree and at the same time, prepare you for Associate Membership of the CIPD.

Careers

The full-time programme will be beneficial for those wishing to enter a career within the area of HRM or looking to complete the programme in a shorter space of time. The part-time programme will be beneficial for both general managers and those working within HRM.

Graduates from this course have HRM and management roles within the NHS, Scottish Prison Service, Transport Police and SMEs.

Teaching and Assessment

As noted above, you will study a range of modules exploring the ways in which Human Resource Management (HRM) operates and the contribution it makes to organisations.

Our MSc course has three parts containing a mixture of theory and practice core modules. There are three 20-credit modules in Part 1 and 2 with Part 3 consisting of a 60-credit theory/practice dissertation module.

A recognised innovative feature of our course is the approach of clinical simulation used for skills demonstration, practice, and development throughout the course, which allows you to practise skills in a realistic environment.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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 the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    124 57%

    58th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    107th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    64th

    29

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