Master in Human Resource Management - Máster en Dirección de Recursos Humanos
Human Resources Management (HRM) has moved away from the traditional personnel approach to a more comprehensive strategy which ensures that employee programmes have a measurable impact on business. If you are seeking roles within HR, you may find that they require a qualification that leads to member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD. This programme has been specifically designed to meet the needs of HR professionals wish to study at a Masters level and further their career and progress into senior roles.
If you have some experience within the working environment and want to develop your HRM knowledge or have completed an HRM (or related) degree and are interested in Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
You will normally need to hold a recognised First or Second Class Honours degree from a UK University (or an international equivalent) in human resource management, or in business, commerce, management or related disciplines. Applicants must also have already worked in, a HR or general management role for a period of 12 months or more and have evidence of this.
If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that you meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent).
The overarching aim of this programme is to expose you to a coherent and specialised body of knowledge, research evidence and practice of strategic and operational human resource management. Taught modules are designed to provide you with specialised knowledge of distinct subject areas together with exposure to contemporary debates, policies and practices.
Special course features
This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Europe´s largest professional body supporting and developing those responsible for the management and development of people within organisations. The HRM (MA) reflects and incorporates CIPD knowledge and competence requirements. Completing the HRM (MA) will provide you with the underpinning knowledge required for Chartered CIPD membership. If you have the relevant experience you can then apply for a membership assessment based on your workplace activities and behaviours through the CIPD.
View the Award Map for a detailed list of modules.
Typical modules include:
HRM in Context
Leading, Managing and Developing People
Investigating a Business Issue
Resourcing and Talent Management
Learning and Talent Development
The HRM (MA) opens the way for a career in HRM/HRD. The programme provides opportunities for individuals to develop enhanced, specialist, higher level knowledge, skills and leadership capabilities and equips students with enhanced career pathways in the HRM/HRD field within different organisational contexts.