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Human Resource Management

1 Year
September 2022
Campus Taught

Gain a competitive edge in your professional career and contribute to organisational success with our MA in Human Resource Management. It’s a strategic, business-focused approach to getting the best out of people.

This standalone course is for students who have a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management; are Chartered Members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), achieved through the education route; or who have completed an Advanced level CIPD accredited programme.

Why study with us

  • You’ll be part of a community of HR practitioners who draw on each other’s experiences throughout the programme.
  • We use a range of teaching methods and offer a very supportive learning environment, and our track record is testimony to this.
  • A strength of this course is its flexible delivery and developing critical thinking skills for practical application.

What you'll do

  • We encourage and build in time for you to reflect on your learning and everyday practice, as part of your continuous professional development.
  • You’ll be taught by staff who have practical HR experience, act as consultants or are involved in knowledge transfer activity and are active researchers.

Module Overview

Course Delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Future careers

This MA in Human Resources Management is of value to practicing HRM or HRD professionals and those who want people management to be a major element of their managerial career.

You’ll graduate with either an MA in Human Resource Management (HRM) which can lead to further studies.

(HRM) specialists help organisations to be successful. It’s an exciting, rewarding and challenging career that can take you anywhere in the world and lead to work in many sectors.

Fees and Funding

Full-time£7100 per year
Full-time£13500 per year
Full-time£13500 per year
Full-time£7800 per year
Full-time£14500 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise located in the Faculty of Business and Justice

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at The University of Central Lancashire on our Student Contract page