School of Business and Economics


Postgraduate programmes in Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management (HRM) is a fascinating and constantly evolving business specialism that can lead to a diverse set of rewarding careers.

From designing recruitment and selection campaigns to talent management, managing employee relations and even consulting on changing organisational culture in response to new challenges, studying HRM opens up an interesting variety of career opportunities.

Our MSc Human Resource Management is approved by the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD).

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Subject to appropriate option choices and professional membership, graduates will meet the knowledge requirements for Chartered Membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD), the professional body for Human Resources, Employment Relations and related professions in the UK.

Students with a particular interest in employment relations can choose this as the theme of their dissertation, enabling a focused study supported by specialist tutors.

Teaching is underpinned by the latest research insights and commercial best practice, drawing on the expertise of academics with a strong track record in HRM or employment relations. We offer a range of scholarships to attract the highest calibre students.