Human Resource Management (MSc)

Year of entry


Start date

October 2018


Central London


Fully Approved


One year full-time or two years part-time


Three evenings a week full-time or two evenings a week part-time, October to July

This degree is designed for those who wish to develop a critical understanding of people and organisations. It focuses on strategic and individual-level improvements, through assessment of the role of human resource management (HRM) in modern organisations, the issues involved in developing strategic aims (including on an international basis), employment relations, and selecting, motivating and developing staff. You will also acquire applied research skills.


  • This degree has been approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). As one of our students, you will be eligible to join the CIPD as a student member. On successful completion of the programme, you will be eligible for consideration for chartered membership of the CIPD.
  • This course is one of two Master's degrees offered by the Department of Organizational Psychology specialising in the discipline of human resources (find out which HR degree to take).
  • Programme- and module-specific materials will be made available to support your learning.

Course structure

The programme comprises eight compulsory modules. You must complete all eight modules and a supervised independent applied research project.

Research methods and skills are integrated throughout the programme.

Module groups