London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Employment Studies and Human Resource Management


31 Jewry Street

Macmillan Way

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA- Employment Studies and Human Resource Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Aims of the course This course focuses on the challenges facing Britain and Europe in the employment and human resource field. It is for people who are, or will be, working in the fields of human resource management, industrial relations, trade unionism, training and education, equal opportunities, economic development and public policy. Opportunities for gaining Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Licentiateship and/or Graduateship are available through a professional route on the course. The work at the Centre for Equality Research in Business and the Management Research Centre and the Working Lives Research Institute support this course. The Trades Union Congress (TUC) Library, located in the University's Learning Centre, and the Women's Library at our City campus are also study assets. The University's provision in Business and Management was rated 'Excellent' in recent subject reviews by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. Entry requirements Normally a good Honours degree, an equivalent qualification and/or ability to demonstrate suitability for study at postgraduate level. Applicants with the University's Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or an equivalent postgraduate qualification from elsewhere or CIPD credits may be eligible for transferred credit and obtain the MA in one further year of part-time study. Course structure The course balances issues of public policy and organisational practice in the field with a sound theoretical and research basis. It will offer you a broad education while also allowing you to specialise in your own area of occupational and academic interest through option choice and the completion of a dissertation. A professional studies (CIPD) route is provided for those aiming to enhance their careers as practitioners in human resource management and development.
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