Students completing an 18 month MSc (excluding the MBA) have the opportunity to apply to complete a work placement as part of their final module.
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The Master of Science Leadership and Human Resource Management is a one year postgraduate degree designed to get you ready to launch your career in an industry of your choice, especially if you’re interested in roles in management or business-related HR management. Expanding on the HR work studied at an undergraduate business level, this course provides a greater 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.
We also offer the Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) Leadership and Human Resource Management and the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) Leadership and Human Resource Management for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification, in less than one year. The PG Dip is designed to be undertaken in two terms (6 months) while the PG Cert can be completed in one term (3 months).
Our MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management 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).
To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.
Please note: These documents are still being developed. Please check back at a later date to get a full breakdown of the dates for this course.
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.
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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 bursaries, awards and scholarships 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.