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Human Resource Management MSc

York St John University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    York St John University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This MSc combines an in-depth understanding of human resource management (HRM) with a broader exploration of its organisational and management context. The programme explores HR strategy both within organisations and in relation to the external environment. You will be exposed to the latest contemporary research in HRM to develop your critical thinking skills, develop and apply them.

Course overview

The programme is international by design. Many different cultural contexts will provide the setting for discussions. You will learn by working with others and building on your experiences and those of your fellow students.

You will explore issues including employee relations and employee engagement, learning and development, employee resourcing and talent management, globalisation and international forces, social and technological change and government policies and regulation.

A distinctive element of the programme is the opportunity to gain professional accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD) alongside the academic award. This programme:

  • Develops the skills essential for HR work such as leading and working in teams, making decisions, managing financial information, communicating effectively and helping others to learn.
  • Places a strong emphasis on practice-based learning. You will be asked to evaluate research and theory and consider its relevance to practice.
  • Develops academic and research skills such as assessing information and critically evaluating its relevance preparing you for higher level study.
  • Supports the skills needed to operate effectively and competently in an international context.
  • Uses assessment methods which mirror organisation-based activities.
  • Provides a supportive platform for critical reflection, through the application of academic theories to real work situations.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,750per year

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

University information

York St John University

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  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    118th out of 123 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    91 42%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%



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