Human Resource Management MA

Westminster Business School
Course summary
1 year
11,000 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Next available date: September 2022 - London

Course description

Human Resource Management MA

Human Resource Management MA - full-time postgraduate programme in London - 1 year

This HR Management MA programme enables candidates to build an understanding of the strategic role of Human Resource Management (HRM) , and gives them the knowledge to shape and implement a strategic vision in their organisations.

The programme covers relevant and challenging training modules and extensive options to enable participants to develop in their HR professional and advisory roles.

This postgraduate degree course develops your understanding of the theory and practice of HRM, providing a professionally-focused and research-informed blend of academic and practical information. Encouraging critical reflection on current HRM approaches, it allows you to develop the transferable skills you need to operate effectively in an HR management role, including analysis, evaluation and teamwork.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This programme is aimed at graduates intending to work in HR, as well as those already working in the field and wanting to advance their careers.

To apply for the programme, delegates will need one of the following:

  • A 2:2 undergraduate degree awarded by a UK university (or overseas equivalent); or
  • Certificated learning and the ability to demonstrate that you are able to study effectively at Masters level; or
  • A significant amount of relevant working experience and the ability to demonstrate that you are able to study effectively at Masters level.

You might be requested to attend an interview or submit a 1,000 word essay on a selected aspect of human resource management. If English is not your native language, you will need an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5 with a minimum 6.0 score in each component.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Westminster Business School is designated a Centre of Excellence by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The course has been approved by the CIPD as meeting the 'Knowledge Criteria' for Chartered Membership.

Training Course Content

The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course:

Core Modules

  • HRM in a Business Context
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Project
  • Research Methods for Project Preparation
  • Skills for the Manager/Consultant

Option modules

  • Employee Relations
  • Learning and Development
  • Organisational Analysis, Design and Development
  • People Resourcing
  • Reward Management
  • Assessment and Individual Differences at work
  • Contemporary Issues in Strategic HRM
  • Designing and Delivering Training
  • Employment Law for HR Practitioners
  • International HRM
  • Management Development
  • Managing Culture and Change
  • Managing Diversity and Equality in Employment


The cost of this course is £11000 per participant.

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Westminster Business School

Westminster Business School is one of London’s leading centres for business education based in the heart of London and its political, media and financial services scene. The School has a large and diverse academic body with extensive business, consultancy and...

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I started the course whilst working as an HR Coordinator at Informa. I found that the course develops its students across three key areas: professionally, academically and personally. Professionally, you are able to critically analyse various aspects of your daily work against up-to-date developments within HR; this helped me to progress to...
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As an international student I was looking for a Masters program that would offer me an experience and education that I could utilise worldwide. The University of Westminster was a simple choice for me knowing the superior level of education, top quality professors and fabulous location offered. The culturally diverse group of classmates held...
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