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Human Resource Management - MSc

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What will I learn?

Are you a people professional aspiring to lead in today’s challenging environment? Our CIPD accredited MSc in Human Resource Management equips students with an exemplary insight into people management, a practice which sits at the heart of business success.

Overview

Some say the greatest asset to any business is its people. As a Kent Business School student studying our CIPD-accredited Human Resource Management MSc, our experts help you to gain the knowledge and confidence to take the lead in people management.

The course teaches a multitude of knowledge and transferable skills to secure senior roles within the field of human resources.

Students who join the programme develop a deep understanding of the core theories, practises and techniques required for working witin human resource management. Get ready to explore exciting and innovative areas of study such as HR analytics, leadership and strategy plus insight into the management of employee relations and the contextual forces which impact an organisation.

Our MSc Human Resources Management programme

Studying Human Resource Management with Kent Business School opens up incredible opportunities to experience the world of human resource management through hands-on sessions via in-class live case studies from our visiting industry experts, enterprise challenges and company visits.

Assessment

Your progress on this course is assessed through a variety of means, including:

  • written examinations
  • essays
  • presentations
  • reports
  • projects
  • computer based quizzes.

Successful KBS graduates: graduate destinations

Studying an Msc in Human Resource Management sets our students up for the most senior roles in fields such as employee relations, reward and recognition, recruitment, retention, and people and organisational development.

Our Human Resource Management graduates find work in public and private sector management and consultancy both overseas and in the UK in a wide range of companies and organisations, including:

  • Formula 1
  • Tarmac
  • Spotify

Which department am I in?

Kent Business School

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£21,200.00 (US$ 26,081) per year
The 2023/24 annual tuition fees for this course are: £21,900. For students continuing on this programme fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.

This is a fixed fee

*View details on institution website

Start date

25 September 2023

Venue

Canterbury Campus

University of Kent,

Canterbury,

Kent,

CT2 7NZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For entry to a Kent postgraduate degree programme (Master’s), US students typically need to have completed a four-year undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s or First Professional degree) at an accredited university or college. Exact requirements will depend on the postgraduate degree you are applying for and the institution you have studied at. For programmes that require a 2:1 we usually ask for a final GPA of 3.2/4.0. Students from highly ranked institutions may be accepted with a GPA of 3.0/4.0. For programmes that require a 2:2 we usually ask for a final GPA of 3.0/4.0. Students from highly ranked institutions may be accepted with a GPA of 2.8/4.0. Some, but not all, postgraduate programmes require your undergraduate degree to have a related major. Some postgraduate programmes may require work experience in a relevant field or at a certain level. For MBA, Students who wish to apply for a higher degree should have a good honours degree from the UK (minimum 2:2) or equivalent internationally recognised qualification. Exceptions will be considered for senior managers with more than ten years’ managerial work experience. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in R&W; 5.5 in S&L).

For international students

Students should have a minimum of a second-class UK degree, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a variety of subject areas is accepted, but we encourage particularly applicants from the social sciences and humanities. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.

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

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About University of Kent

Alongside outstanding tuition from expert faculty, the University of Kent offers excellent career skills training and support to graduates.

  • Top-ranked UK university with modern facilities
  • Vibrant, diverse student body from 150+ countries
  • Key focus on employability and career skills
  • Excellent support facilities and safety measures

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