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Want to develop your real world leadership and HRM skills?
This one year MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management postgraduate degree 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*
New from October 2022 – all Master’s courses will have an optional Placement Year to gain significant skills to enhance your employability.
Why study with us?
• Practical courses delivered by experienced teachers and specialists with industry expertise to boost your employability
• Focused learning - smaller class sizes mean friendly, personalised teaching, greater interaction and that your views will be heard
• 94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes data). Contains HESA Data © HESA 2021 (www.hesa.ac.uk)
• Check out how we can support your fees through scholarships and bursaries
2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s)Full requirements
February 2022See 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 CMI qualification. Those graduating from the online format of this course will also receive the CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership in addition to their MSc.
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.
So how does it work?
Having completed the first year of studies, the second year will be spent on placement in employment. Whilst you will be responsible for finding your own placement, you will be fully supported by a Placement Tutor and our dedicated Business Employability Team. Throughout the year, you will receive monthly coaching from a Placement Tutor to help accelerate skills development and self-awareness within a work environment, complementing the knowledge gained from our academic courses, for a minimum of 30 weeks. You will be given the opportunity to transfer to the placement version of your MSc within a period during your first year of studies.
Our placement year courses are open to everyone including international students, who can contact our International office for specific advice and guidance.
*Subject to academic approval
Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.
Up to June 2022
From October 2022
• 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)
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
The fee for this course is €15,000 a year.
You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course.
We offer a range of Scholarships and Bursaries to UK and International students to support access to this course.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.