2019 start
MSc

Human Resource Management with CIPD pathway

Management School, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Course description

This course explores employment relations and selecting, motivating and developing staff. You also get special training to help you understand HR management in its strategic, organisational and financial contexts.

You can apply to base your dissertation on project work with an organisation. Recent projects include the review of a large organisation’s training programmes to improve engagement and reduce employee turnover.

Applying for this course

We use a staged admissions process to assess applications for this course. You'll still apply for this course in the usual way, using our Postgraduate Online Application Form.

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This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Modules

Core modules

  • Managing People in Organisations
  • Professional Development
  • Industrial Relations
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Research Methods
  • Employee and Organisational Development
  • International Human Resource Studies
  • Employee Performance Management
  • Strategic Management
  • HRM Skills Sessions
  • Dissertation

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Case studies
  • Group work for collaborative learning
  • Web-based discussion groups

Assessment

  • Individual assignments
  • Group projects
  • End-of-semester examinations
  • Dissertation

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 honours degree or an approved professional qualification.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all components, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

Apply

We use a staged admissions process to assess applications for this course. You'll still apply for this course in the usual way, using our Postgraduate Online Application Form.

Apply now

Contact

pmgt_help@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 3376

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.