Dr Bridget Freer

Lecturer/ Programme Director for MSc Human Resource Management (part-time)

Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

01482 463332

Bridget joined the Hull University Business School in 2006 after a learning and development (L&D) career in both public and private sector organisations.

As a lecturer, her academic interests centre on Human Resource Management with particular emphasis on L&D and methodologies for personal development. Her research critically challenges L&D practices and explores participant impact.

Since 2013 Bridget has played a major role in gaining and sustaining CIPD-approved centre status and University accreditation of both the full- and part-time MSc HRM. She is Programme Director for the part- time programme and teaches on both full- and part-time courses.


Research Interests

  • Critical L&D

  • Stereotyping

  • Discrimination

Research groups

  • Member of the Organisation, Ethics and Society research group

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Learning and Development - MSc HRM

  • HRM - Exec MBA

  • Equality and Diversity - MBus

  • People Management - MSc

Research PhDs

  • Learning and Development

  • Discrimination

  • Stereotyping

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Certificate in Education

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • PhD in Critical HRD

  • MSc in Human Resource Management

Awards and accolades

Chartered Fellow CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development)