University of Hull Hr

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University of Hull Hr

University of Hull Hr

MSc in Human Resource Management

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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.

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.

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.

Successful candidates from the Business School can apply to the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) for Chartered Membership, once certain criteria have been satisfied.

Key Facts

Tuition Fees

UK/EU: £8,500 full-time
Part time: £945 (20 credits) £2,835 (60 credits) £4,250 (90 credits)

A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,280 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page.

More information on fees can be found in the funding information section of this page.

Application deadlines

All applicants: TBC

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.

Admissions status

Open for admission in 2017/18

Mode of study: Hull Campus

Duration: 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time



From state-of-the-art halls to nearby student suburbs

Study information

You will study the following modules

  • Leading, Managing and Developing People
  • HRM in Context
  • Employment Relations
  • Critical Concepts in HRM
  • Learning and Development
  • Comparative International HRM

You will also study human resources skills including finance and research methods, and undertake a dissertation. You can also study for this degree part time.

* All modules are subject to availability.

Funding information

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.