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On this course you can:
* Take part in skills development workshops where you will contribute to managerial and HR-based activities
* Participate in live web-based chat forums to discuss your work with lecturers and other students
* Tap in to our Librarys vast selection of electronic resources, which can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection
What opportunities might it lead to?
We are an Accredited Centre for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Following the PgDip which provides the generalist grounding needed to operate as an HR professional; this course equips you to operate effectively at a strategic HR level.
Here are some routes our graduates have pursued:
* business development and consultancy
* human resources
Depending on your mode of study, you will be taught in an intensive four-day teaching block in May, plus two days in June (for full-time students) or September (for part-time students).
You will also be allocated a supervisor who will help you plan, research and write a 15,000-word dissertation. Your dissertation subject choice will determine whether the final award is MSc Human Resource Development or MSc Human Resource Management.
The aim of the dissertation is to enable you to undertake an ordered and critical investigation of a strategic Human Resource Management or Development issue which will demonstrate your ability to work independently at Masters level, both in preparing and presenting your dissertation. It will therefore be indicative of your research potential and will demonstrate an ability to extend the existing body of HRM or HRD knowledge.
Teaching and Assessment
We combine a variety of teaching methods and our learning approach is active, participative, reflective and student-centred. You will be encouraged to develop a strategic awareness and appreciate the role of the HR professional as a business partner.
How are you assessed?
Assessment differs from unit to unit, but all consist of varying forms of coursework alongside a time-constrained assessment. You will also complete a 15,000-word dissertation on a topic of your choice.
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Advanced Level 7 Qualification either through the completion of a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or Personnel Management or the level 7 qualification at a CIPD accredited centre.
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
| CAE score: (read more) |
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.
|75 (Grade B)|
IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.