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On this course, you’ll address issues affecting employees, and the relationship between people management and organisational competitiveness. Our course includes full Chartered Institute for Personnel & Development (CIPD) accreditation while you study.
On graduation, your career options will include human resource management, general management, unions, consultancy or research.
Explore the future of work and employment, from the rights and interests of employees to the relationship between people management and organisational competitiveness.
Six core modules are complemented by three elective modules on this one year programme.
Taught by the best
You will be taught by some world-leading academics during your studies - see who teaches each module below.
You will be assessed by a mix of exams, essays, presentations and groupwork.
Your 10,000 word dissertation can be about anything within the broad scope of issues covered on the course. Most dissertations are based on field research that offer you the opportunity to practise and develop the skills acquired through the taught modules. Recent examples below:
- The real determinants of high turnover among IT workers: a case study of a Japanese IT company
- ‘We aren’t going away’: British and Spanish unions’ responses to relocation and perceptions of solidarity in the automotive sector
- Assessing the performance appraisal process through employee perceptions – the case study of state owned enterprise in China
- Work and Human Resources in Global Context
- Leading and Managing People
- Introduction to Human Resource Management
- Managing Human Resources
- Organisational Behaviour
- Researching Human Resources Management and Employment Relations
Example Elective Modules
We offer a number of elective options each year, below is an indicative selection. Please note that module availability may vary year to year dependent on faculty availability, student demand and scheduling constraints.
- Strategic Human Resources Management
- Comparative Employment Relations
- Global & European Governance of Employment Relations
- Employment Relations in Britain
- Equality & Diversity
- You must have, or be expecting to obtain, an upper second class honours at Undergraduate level. We accept students from a wide range of disciplines.
- We do not require a GMAT or GRE score but a well-balanced score (700+) may strengthen your application
- Statement of purpose
|Test||Minimum Overall Score|
|IELTS||7.0 - all four languages elements have to be scored 6.0+, with maximum of two language components at lowest level 6.0 or 6.5|
|PTE Academic||70 - with 51+ in every section|
|CPE||Grade C (CEFR level C2) or above|
|CAE||Grade C - scoring 60+, no worse than 3 component results at borderline and 1 at weak|
|TOEFL||100 – minimum language components L21, R22, W21, S23|
We have over £2million of WBS Scholarships available to the strongest candidates to our Masters courses. We consider all eligible applicants while funds are available so do apply for the course as early as possible if you'd like to be considered.