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Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

MSc in Human Resource Management

Postgraduate - Taught MSc

Open for admission in 2018/19

Start in September

Full time Part time
MSc 1 year 2 years

About the course

People are at the heart of every business, meaning that a high-performance Human Resources (HR) function is one of the keys to business success – with the ability to influence an organisation. Hull University Business School is a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Approved Centre. Graduates of the MSc HRM will be eligible to apply to the CIPD to upgrade to Chartered Member.

Our research-active staff bring their internationally recognised expertise to the classroom, combining cutting-edge theory with live, real world case studies, drawing on strong practical experience.

This programme is ideal for those currently working in HR, who want to further their career potential, or for those aspiring to begin an HR career. You can also choose to study this programme part-time to Postgraduate Diploma or MSc level. You will develop the ability to recognise and address ethical dilemmas and corporate social responsibility issues as you progress through the programme, understanding the contribution to organisational success made by effective Human Resource Management (HRM).

Where you'll study

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Fees and funding

  • Home/EU: £8,830
  • Home/EU (part-time): £980 (20 credits), £2,945 (60 credits), £4,415 (90 credits)

Part-time fees are charged pro-rata to the full-time fee, according to the number of credits being studied. 

A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,609 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page.

  • International: £15,000

“I heard many great stories about Hull so had to come and experience it for myself. I came to experience quality teaching, quality research, helpful members of staff, and state-of-the-art facilities.”

Mortey Williams, MSc Economics and Business

“The Business School looks after the future of its graduates by linking studying with work experience, enabling them to gain valuable insights and contacts.”

Olufisayo Adedeji, MSc Economics and Business

What you'll study

You'll study the following modules and HRM skills including finance and talent management, and undertake a business project dissertation. You can also study for this degree part-time.

Core modules

  • Leading, Managing and Developing People

  • HRM in Context

  • Employment Relations

  • Critical Concepts in HRM

  • Learning and Development

  • Strategic and International HRM

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We are a leading UK business school with internationally recognised accreditations.

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Our programmes are designed to give you the academic knowledge and practical skills to become a competent and confident professional.

Our research-active staff are called upon for their expertise by governments and business organisations around the world.

Entry requirements

This is a specialist programme, which aims to foster the development of a critically informed practitioner who is able to use both theoretical and practical skills to achieve HRM outcomes effectively.

You will have a minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent, one academic reference and a good command of English.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in each skill.

For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Future prospects

This programme prepares you for a career in HR.

Careers support is available from the Student and Graduate Centre for Professional Success which is the central point of contact for connecting students and business.

Bringing together employability activities from across Hull University Business School, it offers support such as mentoring, CV writing workshops, and help with working with business through a year in industry or short-term internships and projects.