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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Mixing theory and practice, this programme offers you the opportunity for in-depth study of organisations and the management of work.

It allows you to work towards a professional level of membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

During the second semester, you will produce an integrated dissertation and research report based on analysing a human resource issue in an organisation


Classes are assessed by various methods which include essays, individual and group projects and final exams. The exams are generally held in December and April.


As a CIPD provider for 70 years the Department has an extensive network of alumni in a range of senior HR roles in the private, public and voluntary sectors. More recently, graduates have accessed a range of jobs with a variety of organisations and recent graduate destinations and jobs have included:

  • Corporate Behavioural Change Manager at The Scottish Government
  • HR Graduate at Anglian Home Improvements
  • People Advisor at Arnold Clark
  • HR Administrator at Stirling Council
  • Human Resource Executive at Clintec Pharmaceuticals
  • Assistant HR Business Partner at The Glenmorangie Company
  • HR Assistant at Skills Development Scotland
  • Doctoral Researcher at University of Strathclyde

Tuition fees

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£ 21,300per year

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

University information

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University of Strathclyde

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  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

Strathclyde welcomes students from across the world.
The university's International Study Centre offers international students the option to complete pre-master's programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 122 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    202 95%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%



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