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Human Resource Management

Open University in Scotland

Content

This qualification is suitable for those at the start of a career in HR or hoping to enter the HR profession and also line managers. This MSc combines an in-depth understanding of human resource (HR) management with a broader exploration of its organisational and management context.

Whether you’re at the start of your career in HR, aspiring to enter HR or an experienced professional, it will give you up-to-date knowledge of organisational theory and behaviour and the specialist skills essential to practitioners. You will explore HR strategy both within organisations (including issues such as employee relations and employee engagement; learning and development, and employee resourcing and talent management) and in relation to the external environment – including globalisation and international forces, social and technological change and government policies and regulation.

On completion of Stage 1 students can exit with a Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management.

On completion of Stage 2 students can exit with a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.

Entry Requirements

All entrants to this MSc in Human Resources Management must hold a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognised UK university, or equivalent.

Computer and internet access necessary.

Progression Routes

On successful completion of 60 points' worth of required courses you will be awarded a postgraduate certificate entitling you to use the letters PG Cert HRM (Open) after your name.
You could continue your studies and add a further 120 points of credit to your qualification to gain an MSc in Human Resource Management. The MSc HRM gives Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) graduate membership if studied by the approved route.


Start Date

November

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

2-7 years

Faculty

General

Department

Business and Management

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Administration and Management General

Economics

Human Resource Management

Public Services Administration