Plymouth University

Human Resource Management


Exmouth, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA Human Resource Management, PgCert Human Resource Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Effective HR management is central to the success of any organisation. Research has demonstrated that it has the potential to create and deliver significant competitive advantage. Our programme will appeal to both recent graduates who wish to enter the HR profession as well as those working in HR who wish to gain professional chartered status and thus strengthen their employment prospects. This programme will meet the requirements of the CIPD’s qualification and membership structure. It will aim to add value to each student’s professional development by combining academic knowledge and rigour with the need to build important work-related skills and competencies. You will study with like-minded people who have a degree or professional qualification and can demonstrate relevant work experience. Successful completion of the postgraduate diploma stage means that you will meet the knowledge requirements of the CIPD professional body. However if you choose to continue and successfully complete the HR masters dissertation with a research methods module then you can complement your professional qualification with a masters degree in Human Resource Management. Programme content • The critical role a human resources professional plays within the work environment • How best to lead, manage and develop employees • Appropriate HR policies and strategies, maximising the contribution, growth and wellbeing of employees, including an ethical sensibility towards the practice of HRM


Not applicable

International Student Requirements:

For candidates whose first language is not English, evidence is required of spoken and written ability in English. This must be a minimum test score of 6.5 for IELTS or 575 (paper based) and 232 (computer based) for TOEFL. Two satisfactory references will be required from referees.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

In State Tuition (per year): 11750 GBP

Out State Tuition (per year): 11750 GBP

Classification: Unknown

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