2020 start
MSc

Human Resource Management with CIPD pathway

Management School, Faculty of Social Sciences

Develop an expert understanding of the role human resources plays in modern organisations. You’ll learn about human resources issues such as diversity, performance management and wellbeing. Accreditated by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
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Course description

On this programme you’ll gain an expert understanding of the role human resources play in modern organisations. You’ll be taught by world-class researchers in the Institute of Work Psychology and learn about live human resource issues such as diversity, performance management, and wellbeing. When you graduate, you’ll be equipped to succeed in human resources management.

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.

Apply now

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

Modules

Core modules

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

Optional modules

Examples include:

  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Contemporary Chinese Business and Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Work and Organisation in East Asia

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 score 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

management-admissions@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.