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MSc PG Dip Human Resource Management and Training (Distance Learning)

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    MSc/PGDip 2-2.5 years by distance learning

Course Description

This degree looks in-depth at human resource management and training processes and their relationship with organisational performance and culture.  You will acquire the specialist knowledge and skills needed to succeed as a professional in the field of HR management and training.

You will gain a comprehensive grounding and critical understanding of a variety of human resource management topics including recruitment, managing labour relations, workplace learning and employee development.  You will also look at the culture of organisations and the workplace and the broader environmental factors that can impact on the decision-making of human resource management and training professionals.

This degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge to engage critically with theories and practices around training and learning in the workplace and the role of the human resources practitioner.  It will also develop your practical transferable skills such as oral and written presentations, problem solving, team-working, self-appraisal, and independence in the planning and management of learning.

This course has been design to meet your needs if you are either a newly qualified graduate or an experienced professional looking to enhance your career prospects.

Entry Requirements

  • A first- or second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • Or an approved professional qualification coupled with three years or more suitable professional experience

If you do not hold a relevant qualification but have three or more years of substantial work experience in human resources, management, training or employee relations then you can be considered for the course based on providing a copy of your CV and a personal statement of 500-1,000 words detailing your suitability and relevant work experience.

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Fees

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Programme Funding

There are a number of possible sources of funding: loans and grants, bursaries and scholarships.

Student Destinations

Our business, management and human resource management courses have been developed with the professional in mind and offer many opportunities for career enhancement.  Our courses are both intellectually stimulating and relevant to career needs, a fact endorsed by over 20,000 School of Business graduates from over 100 countries.

Studying for a distance learning qualification can help your career prospects – you will gain the deeper knowledge and high-end skills that will set you apart. Studying with us gives a clear signal to employers. It demonstrates that you have the spark, ambition and commitment to take your career to the next level. Your employer will also benefit directly from your newly acquired understanding and capabilities.

By taking the MSc in Human Resource Management and Training, you will acquire the latest academic and professional knowledge in the areas of recruitment, selection, managing labour relations, training and career development, employee and organisational development, which will enhance your professional development and career prospects. The course has been designed to meet the needs of newly qualified graduates as well as experienced professional looking to enhance their career prospects.

Module Details

MSc

Firstly you take a non-credit bearing module Academic Practice before moving on to study:

  • Employee Development and Workplace Learning
  • Managing Human Resources in a Business Context
  • Implementing Improvements in Organisational Performance
  • mn7650
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

PGDip

Firstly you take a non-credit bearing module Academic Practice before moving on to study:

  • Employee Development and Workplace Learning
  • Managing Human Resources in a Business Context
  • Implementing Improvements in Organisational Performance
  • mn7650

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