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MSc Human Resource Management Top-up (Blended)

Edinburgh Napier University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Edinburgh Napier University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Aimed at students looking to top-up a postgraduate HRM qualification with a research project and graduate with a Masters degree

Overview

The MSc in HRM (Blended) Top-up is a nine-month programme which aims to develop knowledge, competencies and professional skills that help learners address the challenges facing modern organisations. It is solely focused on the completion of a Masters dissertation, allowing you time to develop in-depth knowledge and expertise around research methods and your dissertation topic.

The programme underlines the importance of practice-based learning and research by enabling you to investigate an HR issue that is located in a real work situation.

Course details

The programme aims to develop a comprehensive range of skills including information retrieval, critical reading and writing, effective research strategies, analytical and evaluative techniques and communication in a research context. All of these skills serve to enhance credibility, confidence, professional competence, employability skills and help enhance career progress within the area of HRM.

It also aims to develop knowledge, competencies and professional skills that will help you address the challenges facing modern organisations. By the end of the programme you should be able to:

  • Apply diagnostic and analytical skills in a research and workplace context
  • Recognise appropriate management research methodologies and scholarship in HRM
  • Integrate theory and practice to analyse a range of workplace issues
  • Apply original application of knowledge, and demonstrate a practical understanding of how research is used to create and interpret knowledge in the field of business management and HRM

Assessments

This course is assessed by coursework. Students are also expected to undertake independent study facilitated by tutor support, to complete a dissertation in the area of HRM.

Careers

The programme aims to develop a comprehensive range of skills including information retrieval, critical reading and writing, effective research strategies, analytical and evaluative techniques and communication in a research context. All of these skills serve to enhance credibility, confidence, professional competence, employability skills and help enhance career progress within the area of HRM.

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University information

Edinburgh Napier University

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    Edinburgh Napier University, 219 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 1DJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 123 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    157 72%

    21st

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    63rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    81st

    2

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