Coventry University Hr

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Coventry University Hr

Coventry University Hr

Human Resource Management MA

OVERVIEW

This course starts in September 2017.

The effective management and development of human resources is a challenging task in any work organisation. As the pace of technological change increases and organisations develop a greater international focus, the management and development of people in order to adapt to these changing conditions becomes ever more important.

The Human Resource Management MA course aims to enable students to progress in any career linked with the management and development of people.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

This course has been developed with your future career as its focus, by choosing to study at Coventry you will benefit from:

  • CIPD Advanced Level Professional Qualification upon successful completion of the MA HRM;
  • a course that is designed to meet and reflect the CIPD’s professional standards and expectations;
  • provision of the essential requirements needed to work within the broad context of people management and development;
  • offers an integral six-week work placement within an organisation’s HRM department;
  • the fact that your studies will include the analysis of models, theoretical frameworks, past and current HRM practices and skills workshops;
  • the chance to develop sound skills and strategies with which to support organisations to achieve their objectives and add value.

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WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Human Resource Management MA has been accredited by the most recognised professional HRM organisation in the world, namely the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Upon successful completion of the MA HRM students will also be awarded the CIPD Advanced Level Professional Qualification. All HRM MA students will be required to become student members of CIPD at the start of the programme. The programme has been designed to meet and reflect the CIPD’s professional standards and expectations. It is aimed at individuals wishing to pursue or develop their professional careers within an HRM context. The course will provide students with the essential requirements needed to work within the broad context of people management and development.

Designed to offer a wide exposure to a range of organisations, the programme also includes a minimum of a six weeks work placement within the HRM department of an organisation in the UK. The work placement provides students with the unique opportunity to assess the theories introduced within the classroom, in the context of a specific work organisational environment.

 

 

Mandatory Modules

  • HRM in context;
  • leading, managing and developing people;
  • HR Study Skills and Leadership;
  • Ethical HRM;
  • Enhancing your employment skills;
  • Research methods;
  • Dissertation or management consultancy project

Optional Modules (students must choose two from the following four modules):

  • Managing and Rewarding People
  • Employee Engagement and Relations
  • Applied Resourcing and Talent Management
  • Applied Learning and Development

Chartered Management Institute HE Partner
As part of this course you will study Global Professional Development, a beneficial new 10-credit module developed in partnership with the CMI. Explore this module’s content and benefits here.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold a honours degree at 2:2 or equivalent.

Applicants will be required to complete a successful interview with the programme management team.

This course requires IELTS 6.5. If you don’t have the required level of English then view our range of Pre-Sessional English courses.

HOW TO APPLY

To find out more about how to apply, click on the Apply For This Course button above. Many of our courses offer a part-time study option. Note that the part-time mode of study is not applicable to international students, unless you hold a relevant visa – please check with the international office.

Please note: we have a range of taught postgraduate awards to suit your needs, from Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma to a full Master’s Degree (MA, MBA, MSc, LLM). In most cases you can decide to exit at Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma level, without carrying onto the full Master’s qualification.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

The Human Resource Management MA offers students the unique opportunity of gaining Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) advanced status in just one year, in addition to a Higher Degree in HRM.

Advanced status of the CIPD is considered to be desirable, if not an essential requirement of the majority of HRM work opportunities advertised within the UK and is increasingly sought after worldwide.

Past students of this programme have found employment positions within generalist HR, general management, specialist pay and reward, people development and employee relations roles.

WORK PLACEMENTS

Designed to offer a wide exposure to a range of organisations, the programme also includes a minimum of a six weeks work placement within the HRM department of an organisation in the UK. The work placement provides students with the unique opportunity to assess the theories introduced within the classroom, in the context of a specific work organisational environment.

GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME

Centre for Global Engagement logoTo prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.

The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.

Click here for further details on the Global Leaders Programme.

 

Further information

If you click on the Order a Prospectus button above, we will send you a printed Postgraduate Prospectus; alternatively you can download a pdf prospectus.

To find out more information about Postgraduate Study at Coventry University, including finance and funding and the benefits of further study, see our Postgraduate Study pages.

Postgraduate Alumna profile

Tracey completed a Human Resource Management MA at Coventry and is now the Director of HR Dept, a professional human resources support service.

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Contact Details:

International Office

+44 (0) 24 7765 2152