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MSc Management with Human Resources

Develop an ideal blend of specialist human resource and management expertise in order to stand out in the highly competitive HR career market.

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  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions, Sandwich (Thick) out of college.

Why study MSc Management with Human Resources at BU? 

  • You’ll acquire the skills and acumen needed to plan and manage HR strategies within the public and private sectors
  • The course has a global focus with specialist units exploring issues including managing people across different cultures, organisational and employment-related issues and the development of people as a resource
  • These are complemented by core management units which concentrate on developing your leadership skills, the management of people, marketing & strategy, as well as contemporary issues in the business world 
  • An optional 30-week work placement provides an excellent opportunity to enhance your employability before you graduate 
  • We work closely with employers and professional bodies to ensure you develop the skills you need to succeed in the workplace 
  • Our expert teaching teams will support your studies and, as this is a conversion course, can provide guidance about changing the direction of your career. 

Find out more about the content of this course.

Course accreditation

This course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School, an accreditation attained by fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide. It recognises our focus on excellence in all areas. 

Key information

Next start date:

September 2021, January 2022, September 2022

Location:

Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus

Duration:

September: 1 year full-time. January: 16 months full-time; 2 years with optional 30-week work placement

Accreditations:

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Required subjects:

All subjects considered

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent. For more information see our full entry requirements

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent. For more information see our full entry requirements.

Course details

Your application

For Management with Human Resources we are looking for applicants who:

  • Demonstrate an interest in people management and HR strategies
  • Show dedication and the ability to work hard to meet the demands of strict deadlines
  • Can show a true appreciation of the vital role HR plays within an organisation.

Placements

An exciting and valuable part of your studies with us is the opportunity to gain valuable experience through full-time paid industrial placements, for a minimum of 30 weeks. You will have the option to start your placement when the taught units of the course are finished, and after the dissertation.

Find out more about placements for postgraduate students

Entry requirements

Careers

We are known by employers and students for our excellent graduate employment rates. This course will provide you with the skills you need to stand out in the highly competitive HR career market.

Costs and fees

You can find full information about the deposits required and how to pay your fees in our postgraduate fees and funding section, including details of the Postgraduate Loan (subject to fee status).

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per annum. Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course.

Find out more about living expenses for postgraduate students

Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that teaching staff can change.

Course changes

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