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Data Analytics and Human Resource Management MSc

UK

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What will I learn?

Overview

Developed with strong engagement from employers and HR analytics professionals, this innovative course provides you with an in-depth, critical understanding of contemporary debates in strategic human resource management, the principles and concepts underpinning statistics and data analytics and practical application of these principles and concepts in the field of HR and people management.

The course focuses on developing skills of ‘data translation’ – identifying people related business problems, understanding how analytics can be applied to develop solutions for these problems and identifying and explaining actionable insights that result from analytics projects. Delivered by highly qualified teaching staff with extensive research expertise and consultancy experience in the field of HR analytics, you will gain knowledge and understanding of advanced HRM concepts.

Learning and teaching

Our lecturers and professors include specialists in the field of HR analytics. Their research has shaped the CIPD’s professional standards for HR analytics in the UK and more widely, and they work with a number of organisations researching and influencing the development of their HR analytics capabilities.

We use a range of teaching methods so you can benefit from their expertise such as group learning, lectures, seminars and tutorial among others. Independent study is also crucial, allowing you to develop your skills and prepare for taught sessions.

On this course you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers through to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus.

Assessment

You’ll be assessed by various methods that allow you to build a broad base of skills, which include exams, written assignments and essays, group and individual presentations and reports.

Career opportunities

This course provides you with the academic knowledge and professional skills needed for career in global Human Resource Management with the opportunity to specialise in the rapidly developing area of analytics in HR. You will develop strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and become a reflective HR professional. The course also offers opportunities if you want to progress to further research studies.

Which department am I in?

Leeds University Business School

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£27,500.00 (US$ 33,832) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2023

Venue

University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For Postgraduate qualification, students need to have 4 year Bachelors: for courses requiring 2.1 students need to have a GPA of 3.0; for courses requiring 2.2 students need to have a GPA of 2.5. Minimum qualifications include: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) an overall band of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each component skill.

For international students

A Bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) or equivalent, usually in business, management or the social sciences. Quantitative skills are desirable but not essential. A willingness to engage with quantitative materials is required. Those with a degree in a non-business/social science subject will be considered on an individual basis. We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) at 92 overall with no less than 21 in listening, 21 in reading, 23 in speaking and 22 in writing.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Leeds

The University of Leeds enjoys a high student satisfaction rate – 3rd in the UK (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, 2018).

  • In the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings 2021
  • #15 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • One of the largest single-site campuses in the UK
  • Diverse campus with over 12,000 international students

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