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Human Resource Management MSc

University of Sussex

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


This course will prepare you for a career in human resource management. You’ll gain advanced critical thinking skills, understand the key issues in the contemporary world of work, and get a solid grasp of the remit of human resource management (HRM) as a profession.

You learn how to challenge conventional wisdom and develop your confidence. Topics covered include:

  • the contemporary context of work
  • employment and HRM
  • employee engagement and talent management
  • strategic and international HRM
  • employment relations
  • leading, managing and developing people.

Accreditation

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
The University of Sussex Business School is accredited by EQUIS, the most comprehensive institutional accreditation system for business and management schools. Accreditation ensures a rigorous quality control, benchmarking against international standards and is acknowledged worldwide.

CAREERS

This CIPD-accredited course provides a comprehensive curriculum so that you can enter a range of careers in the field of human resources and take up roles such as:

  • compensation and benefits adviser
  • diversity and inclusion manager
  • employee engagement consultant
  • employee relations expert
  • head-hunter
  • HR generalist
  • HR information systems adviser
  • recruitment and development administrator
  • reward manager.

We offer advanced research methods training and the opportunity to carry out an independent piece of research. This prepares you for further study at PhD level or for a career in research consultancies and research institutes.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,500per 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 Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    141 65%

    38th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    85th

    19

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