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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Hertfordshire

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

With a focus on areas such as HR strategy, leadership, training and development, recruitment, performance and reward management, employment relations and employee engagement, the MA in Human Resource Management will enable anyone looking to begin or develop their career in HR, to delve deep into the field and enhance their career progression. As well as receiving an academic qualification you can also gain professional membership to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Focusing on contemporary, critical and applied themes in the subject area, the course gives you the opportunity to develop the knowledge and understanding necessary for the appropriate analytical, technical and behavioural responses to these issues. The flexible part-time delivery option is a key benefit of this programme, making it ideal for fitting around your busy work/life schedule.

Why choose this course?

Gain a full Master's and the knowledge required to gain Chartered Membership of the CIPD Full and part-time study options to fit around your existing commitments Career and study support Unique blend of practice and theory

What will I study?

We offer a varied programme of teaching that includes facilitated seminars, practical workshops, web-based learning, case study analysis and traditional lectures. In the classroom we blend theory and practice, with a focus on problem diagnosis and the selection of relevant HRM tools to provide the best results in the workplace situation. The teaching staff are active researchers in their chosen specialisms. This means you'll benefit from their expert academic input on key issues for HR professionals. We also provide sessions by visiting staff, practitioners and consultants to give a varied perspective of the topics covered. Guest speakers from private industry, not-for-profit, the public sector, consultancy and published authors will add to your learning. Assessment is by a combination of coursework and examination. You will also complete a dissertation (management report) of 15000 words that will investigate an HRM related issue in an organisation.?? Hertfordshire Business School is a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) approved centre. Successfully complete the MA or PG Diploma and you’ll receive the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s (CIPD’s) Advanced Level 7 Diploma, and become an Associate member, meaning you can use the designatory letters Assoc CIPD after your name. You can apply to upgrade to Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow if you have the relevant experience. Upgrading to Chartered Membership or Chartered Fellowship of the CIPD enables you to use the designated letters CMCIPD or CFCIPD respectively, further enhancing your employability.

Careers

The programme will appeal particularly to those interested in a career in human resource management, industrial/employment relations and also to those responsible more generally for managing people in organisations.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,950per year

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University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    88th out of 123 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    106 49%

    94th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    67th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    73rd

    18

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