MSc Leadership and Human Resource management
|Award||MSc Leadership and HRM|
||1 Year (full-time)|
||January 2020, April 2020, July 2020, September 2020|
|Further information on course fees|
Through our partnership with GISMA Business School, this course is available to study in Berlin. For further details, visit www.gisma.com.
This course will familiarise you with the intellectual underpinnings required for a career in this type of dynamic work environment, alongside significant exposure to the professional world.
We improve your employability through a supportive, practical and challenging curriculum that is closely aligned with professional body requirements.
We have also successfully accredited our online Masters degree programme with a professionally-recognised CMI qualification. Those graduating from this course will also receive the CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership.
Who is this course for?
This degree is ideal for those interested in a career as a human resource manager or in another role within business management.
Business School Open Days
Come and meet us at one of our open days or at a number of our business experience events where you can take advantage of our excellent connections with the business world.
Course Content & Structure
Students will study for one year, which is divided into two semesters and the summer period for the dissertation. Students will study four modules, each worth 30 credits; and another module worth 60 credits, totalling 180 credits.
The course will cover the following core modules:
- Leadership and Management Development (30 credits)
- Human Resource Management Practice in Context (30 credits)
- Coaching and Mentoring (30 credits)
- Leading Organisational Design and Development (30 credits)
- Research Methods and Research Based Output (60 credits)
Leadership and Management Development
This module will enable you to critically evaluate core theories, models and concepts of leadership. In addition you will learn the best practices and skills used in a professional environment, with a focus on how to become an effective human resource practitioner using practical leadership skills.
Human Resource Management in Context
This module will enable you to evaluate the interaction between the business environment and the organisation within which HR professionals work. In addition, you will explore models of organisational design and environmental analysis. You will analyse HRM issues enabling you to make recommendations for HR policy and practise.
Coaching and Mentoring
You will design, apply and practise coaching methods, addressing them from an ethical and professional viewpoint. You will explore a range of psychological theories that will help you understand various coaching and mentoring strategies.
Leading Organisation Design and Development
You will learn how to evaluate the contribution of organisational design and development as well as how to assess and apply design options regarding structures and relationships. The role of HR in organisational design and development will be discussed with a strong focus on cultural awareness, the practical applications of organisational design and organisational development concepts.
Research Methods and Research Based Output
This module is divided into three distinct parts; research design, quantitative analysis and qualitative analysis. Each section will provide you with an overview of the conventions of research in the social sciences and within a chosen specialist area. You will also study the role that quantitative and qualitative methods play in research.
The MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management will be a highly valuable addition to your CV, demonstrating that you are capable in a management or business-related role.
Students who graduate from this degree often consider the following options if they wish to continue their studies:
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Chartered Management Institute's (CMI) postgraduate qualifications
- Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development's (CIPD) postgraduate qualifications
HOW WILL YOU LEARN
Through our partnership with GISMA Business School, this course is available to study in Berlin. Learning inside the classroom and beyond, this postgraduate degree has a real-world focus, preparing you for the dynamic business environment you will face after your graduation.
Traditional lectures and workshops are combined with a wealth of online resources to ensure that you get the most out of the programme. You will benefit from access to case studies, online testing, video content and more. You will also receive all core textbooks free of charge and will be supported by our Virtual Learning Environment, Elite.
Students will be assessed in a number of ways, including assignments, presentations and examinations.