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MSc/PGDip/PGCert Human Resource Management and Development: Part-Time Evening Delivery

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

On this Masters programme, you will develop your understanding of Human Resource Management and Development (HRM&D) across a variety of organisational settings, taking into account HR practices and the way national and international contexts impact upon people management. Teaching for this degree is delivered part time in the evening, so you can fit your studies around work. Classes are held at the University of Salford’s Peel Park campus, close to Manchester city centre.

This is an accredited Advanced Level programme, recognised by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). On completion of the course and successfully meeting the CIPD standards, you will also receive an Advanced Level Certificate from the CIPD.

The programme is highly industry-focussed. In your last semester, you will choose either an industry-focussed dissertation or a 6 month paid work placement to research a real industry problem and provide evidence-based solutions, helping you put your learning into practice.

This programme runs on a Tuesday evening (6pm - 9pm) over two years. This route is intended for graduates who currently work in the field and who require professional accreditation, as well as those who intend to move into a career in Human Resource Management and Development. You can also study the same programme full-time or part-time during the day; please visit the webpage for information.

You will:

  • Gain practical people management skills
  • Develop an in depth understand of human resources management
  • Explore human resources management theory in a global context

ASSESSMENT

During your course, a range of assessment techniques will be used. Types of assessment include: essays, assignments, exams, multiple-choice tests, online tests, group reports and portfolio work. The weighting between exams and coursework varies between modules. There is only one examination in the programme.

CAREER LINKS

You will be encouraged to attend CIPD Manchester Branch events and join meetings of the Manchester Industrial Relations Society. Our course team also maintains excellent relations with local, national and international organisations, commentators and employers.

Our teaching is industry-led, inspired by contemporary practice and developed in partnership with business leaders. Our academics are experts in their field and work closely with industry to ensure that our courses reflect the needs of business and provide our students with that extra edge when it comes to securing a job.

Our part-time students are drawn from a wide range of public, private and third sector organisations, allowing you to enjoy highly valuable networking opportunities.

Salford Business School also operates a guest lecture course which allows you the chance to mix with professionals from industry, make connections, set up placements and conduct research.

Students will also exit with PGDip and PGCert awards.

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University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    83rd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 122 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    119 56%

    64th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    64th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    83rd

    24

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