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Want to develop your real world leadership and HRM skills?
This one year MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management is for those looking to advance in management or business-related HR management. With a range of modules in coaching and mentoring, employment relations, leadership, organisations and developing people, this course provides a depth of knowledge in the focused field of Human Resource Management while continuing to help you further develop key transferable skills that are desired by many employers.
Our MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management course can immediately add value to your working practice and organisation. You will build skills and knowledge to research effectively, develop strategy, lead and manage change and create a high-performance culture.
Optional Placement Year
All our Master’s courses offer an optional Placement Year, giving you the chance to practise your knowledge and skills, and enhance your employability. Find out more.
Why study with us?
International Students: we are no longer accepting applications from people who need a Student Route visa for full-time courses that start before July 2023.
2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s)Full requirements
May 2023See all Start Dates
You can apply for this course directly with GISMA in Berlin.
Our MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management degree is designed to familiarise you with the intellectual underpinnings required for a career in a modern, dynamic work environment. By building the course to incorporate a significant level of exposure to the professional world we have made your learning as interactive and realistic as possible. You will get to experience the realities of working within a business while learning from our professional experts, who have lots of real-world knowledge to help you develop the skills that employers are looking for. Our goal is to help you improve your skills and employability through a supportive, practical and challenging curriculum that is closely aligned with professional body requirements, so your qualification is recognised as a quality endorsement of your abilities.
We have also successfully accredited this programme with a professionally-recognised Chartered Management Institute qualification. Those graduating in the UK or online will receive the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.
If you’re considering continuing your studies beyond this course, it is a great place to start before going on to study a PhD or a Master of Business Administration (MBA).
Choose to study the optional Placement Year for the opportunity to gain significant practical skills and elevate your career. Employers are looking for graduates with a business-ready mind set; this entails an understanding of business ethics and values, self-awareness, mental flexibility and openness, resilience, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Visit our Postgraduate Placement Year page for more details.
Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.
All Master’s programmes are integrated with a Professional Development Module, specifically designed to help boost your professional leadership skills and expertise. We will work with you on a Personal Development Plan (PDP) tailored to your career goals, in addition to employment workshops and events.
You will receive individual coaching from a professional coach to help improve your skills within leadership, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, innovation, cultural communication, and growth mindset. We are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching for all our postgraduate students and this is a testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.
Dr. Elizabeth Moore is Head of Leadership at the University of Law Business School and has had an international academic career, teaching at universities in Russia, Finland, and the US including Harvard University and St. Petersburg State University.Meet The Business School Faculty
• Global Business Strategy (15 credits)
• Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15 credits)
• Success Through Business Ethics (15 credits)
• Leading, & Developing People (15 credits)
• Strategic Human Resource Management (15 credits)
• Coaching, Mentoring & Development (15 credits)
• Employee Relations (15 credits)
• Organisational Development (15 credits)
• Responsibility of Directors (15 credits)
• Business Project (45 credits)
• Professional Development (non-credit bearing)
Study MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management Online starting May 2023, October 2023, February 2024, June 2024 or October 2024
You can also study the MSc Investment and Trading online. If you’re looking for true flexibility in how, where and when you study, why not consider our online study option?
To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.
You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.
Studying the MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management means you’ll receive a CMI accreditation and access to CMI research materials.
If you choose to study the online route you will also receive the CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership in addition to your MSc.
We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.Discover more
You can apply for this course directly with the University of Law, or GISMA if you’d like to study in Berlin.
October 2022 - June 2023
UK students: £10,000 (London), £9,000 (Non-London)
International students: £14,000 (London), £12,000 (Non-London)
October 2023 - June 2024
UK students: £11,300 (London), £10,750 (Non-London)
International students: £16,700 (London), £15,850 (Non-London)
All fees include a deposit of £250
A 20% additional charge of the full year standard fee applies to programmes including a Placement Year, starting from January 2023.
You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course. We offer a range of bursaries and awards available to students for the development of skills in the professional services sector.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.