MBA Human Resource Management
This MBA is aimed at students who may aspire to a career or role in human resource management in the UK or overseas.
This programme provides the academic and practical skills necessary to develop and reflect on high level human resource management skills and competences which will be applicable across a wide range of situations, sectors and organizations.
Students learn the principles and skills involved in managing people and the employment relationship. It will also equip students to conduct advanced research into a variety of human resource management issues whilst focusing on the interrelationship of human resource management and organisational performance both nationally and internationally.
The MBA Human Resource Management programme will equip students with general business management knowledge as well as specialist Human Resource skills to enable them to excel in their chosen field.
- Financial Management
- Human Resource Management
- Marketing Management
- Strategic Management
- Managing People
- Managing Performance
- Dissertation, OR
- Integrated Case Study, OR
- Business Development Proposal
The programme equips students for employment in areas such as recruitment and selection, training and development, reward management, consultant, career development, human resource planning etc. as well as general management and for progression to senior management roles.
Modules are assessed by coursework. This may take various forms, work-based projects, small research projects, presentations, case study analysis and the final research project/dissertation. Students who are not currently in employment may be able to base their projects on case studies.
Normally, the possession of a minimum of a 2:2 UK first degree or an equivalent international qualification recognised by UK NARIC or work experience of five years at a senior managerial level in lieu of first degree.
English language proficiency at or exceeding an average IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent in any other approved test), with no score less than 5.5 in any components of the test.
Normally work experience of two years or more at a managerial or supervisory level is expected.
- £8,250 (Effective from October 2015 intake)
- £500 for applicants with First class Degree in the qualifying award
Early Bird offer:
10 bursaries of £500 each per intake are available to applicants who have submitted complete applications and who have been issued with an Unconditional Offer letter at least two months before the registration week for their chosen programme.
Potential careers and advancement opportunities include management roles in Human Resource Management and international workforce development, international business contexts Education, Health services development, Public Service and elsewhere.