Masters | Postgraduate Course - Human Resource Management MSc, PG Dip Course Details within University of Exeter

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Course Fees
Tuition fees per year 2019/20 UK/EU: MSc - £13,300 full-time, £6,650 part-time; PgDip - £9,200 full-time, £4,600 part-time International: MSc - £21,500 full-time; PgDip - £14,600 full-time
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Human Resource Management MSc, PG Dip

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time, 24 months part-time (Fast track), 30 months part-time PGDip 9 months full-time or 21 months part-time

If you are looking to launch or accelerate your career within Human Resource Management, this programme will give you a high-level understanding of contemporary developments in this dynamic sector, whilst developing advanced skills to succeed in the global workplace.

Through a series of bespoke modules, you will cover all aspects of HRM practice including recruitment and selection, leadership and performance management, and approaches to HRM in an international context. You will also have the opportunity to take part in residential study courses, allowing you to challenge and collaborate with your peers in an engaging environment outside of the traditional classroom setting.

Module details

Compulsory modules

  • BEMM041 Leading, Managing and Developing People [Both PGDip & MSc] 15
  • BEMM042 Resourcing and Talent Management [Both PGDip & MSc] 15
  • BEMM043 Human Resource Management in Context [Both PGDip & MSc] 15
  • BEMM044 Human Resource Development (HRD) [Both PGDip & MSc] 15
  • BEMM045 Employment Relations [Both PGDip & MSc] 15
  • BEMM046 Employment Law [OR BEMM059 for both PGDip & MSc] 15
  • BEMM059 International Human Resource Management [OR BEMM046 for both PGDip & MSc] 15
  • BEMM048 HR Skills [Both PGDip & MSc] 15
  • BEMM057 Management Research Report [PGDip Only] 15
  • BEMM049 Research Methods [MSc Only] and BEMM056 15
  • BEMM056 Masters Dissertation (HRM) [MSc Only] 60

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 degree or above with honours in any discipline from a recognised university. We do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications.

Programme Funding

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter.

Student Destinations

This qualification in HR Management will enable you to develop the professional and HR skills and subject expertise that will make you a valuable asset from day one of your career.

Careers in HR Management

An MSc / PgDip in HR Management prepares you for a variety of roles and coupled with the close relationship of the course content with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's (CIPD's) advanced learning outcomes, you can further enhance your professional skills and employability. Covering all areas of HRM, the MSc route also enables you to develop a further career specialisation with targeted choice of your dissertation research project.

Within HRM, you might choose a career path as an HR Director or with a focus on:

- Learning & Development
- Resource & Talent Management
- Performance & Development
- Employment Relations
- Employment Law
- Organisational Development
- Recruitment