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Online MSc Human Resource Management and Development

3 good reasons to study Human Resource Management and Development at Salford:
  • Gain a qualification in human resources management, recognised widely as an increasingly important component of all businesses strategic objectives
  • Understand how to adapt to the evolving human resources challenges resulting from factors such as skills shortages, flexible working arrangements and global organisations
  • Enhance your employability by developing the skills needed to motivate, manage and reward employees

Duration

Minimum 12 months, maximum three years.

Course Details

This course is ideal if you want to specialise in human resource management.

You will develop your understanding of HRM practices across a variety of organisational settings, with an emphasis on strategic, international and comparative analysis.

Strategic International Business Management
You will gain a thorough grounding in the major issues and perspectives of management, with a particular focus on strategic, global and organisational issues in an international context. You will be encouraged to think critically about theory and practice in an ethical and professional manner.
Resourcing Learning and Talent Management
You will focus on key practices covering people resourcing and sourcing talent, which are common to all organisations. These skills are highly valuable across sectors dealing with recruitment, selection and induction, development and long and short term succession planning, retention and turnover strategies.
Employment Relations and Law
You will explore and analyse contemporary issues connected to employment relations and law from both theoretical and behavioural perspectives. You will also develop key skills and competencies to manage employment relations in union and non-union organisations of all sizes.
Project Management, Leadership and Skills
This module gives you an effective introduction to the different business skills, approaches and methods needed for leading and managing projects.
Business Innovation Project
Dissertation: a conventional dissertation of 12,000 to 15,000 words, consisting of research question, aims and objectives, rationale for undertaking the study, literature review, research methodology, analysis of findings, conclusions and recommendations.

Delivery Method

Blended learning mostly online via OnlineCampus (an interactive online learning environment) with intensive class discussion and collaboration, plus a one-week compulsory residency. The residency will be held in Salford or Z├╝rich, Switzerland.

Places

Strictly limited to 90 per term

Tuition Fees

10,000 CHF. This includes library access, OnlineCampus access, graduation fees, and University of Salford matriculation fees. Fees are payable in interest free installments. The fees are for the entire programme, and include all the courses as well as supervision for the final innovation project.

The Residency costs, such as airfare and accomodation, plus a 2000 CHF tuition fee for the residency, and some of the textbooks that you will need for the course are not included in these fees.

Worldwide Recognition

All the University of Salford M.Sc. degrees programme offered online are Recognised Worldwide. The University of Salford received a Royal Charter in 1967 by Her Majesty the Queen. The University of Salford is fully recognised by the British Government.

Admission Requirements

Normally a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent.

A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted either in partial or complete fulfilment of entry requirements.

We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

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