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Master of Science

MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management Online*

The way people work is changing rapidly, and our Master’s course in Leadership and Human Resource Management is designed to allow you to prepare, or progress, your career in management or business-related HR management. Our practically focused modules will provide you with a depth of knowledge in the field of Human Resource Management while also maintaining a strong focus on your employability, and ensuring you develop the key transferable skills that are desired by many employers.

*Subject to accreditation approval. We’re in the process of applying for CIPD accreditation with The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, meaning you will graduate with an industry recognised standard of excellence.

This course is available to study both full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 years), on campus and online. Visit MSc Leadership and Human Resources Management.

Why Online?

Got questions about online study? Our Online Programmes Director, Navdeep Chouhan, answers some FAQs about studying online with us.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s).

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Entry requirements

Duration Options

Full-Time 1 year or Part-Time 2 years.

Next start date

February 2024

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You can apply directly with The University of Law Business School to study one of our online courses.

 

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Secure a job within 9 months of successfully completing your course or your fees back.

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For added flexibility, this online course can be studied over 12 months or on a part-time basis over 21 months while still receiving the same quality teaching.

Course Details

MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management Online

This online business Master’s course will provide you with the in depth, specialist knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of international human resource management required for a successful career in today’s modern and dynamic work environment. This program is developed with an emphasis on meeting industry development needs and is accredited with a professionally-recognised Chartered Management Institute qualification meaning upon graduation you will have the option to apply for a CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership as well as your degree.

Your learning experience is important to us, and that’s why this course is designed with a practical focus. All learning is as interactive and realistic as possible, you’ll apply theoretical concepts and human resource management models to real life case studies. We will help you improve your skills and employability through a supportive, practical and challenging curriculum and make sure you graduate this distance-learning course ready to take your career to the next level.

Enjoy Flexibility – studying at our online campus gives you the opportunity to work at your own pace and around your other commitments, within given deadlines, and at your preferred time of day, with the benefit of our expertise, experience and employability focus.

Our programmes will save you the time and money on commuting to and from campus and allow you to study anywhere, across devices, however you can be reassured that the course won’t be compromised on quality or be less demanding than our on campus courses.

Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.

Why study an Online Business Master’s with us?

  • Award-winning Employability support: from day one to beyond graduation as a member of our business school alumni, you’ll have access to 1:1 support from our experienced Employability Service.
  • Our Professional Development Modules ensure you develop the professional and leadership skills you need to succeed.
  • We can help support your course fees with our scholarships and bursaries and funding options
  • We deliver practical courses taught by experienced lecturers with real world industry expertise.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

The application deadlines for our June 2024 intake are as follows:

  • International students applying outside the UK requiring a Student Route Visa: Monday 8th April 2024
  • International students applying within the UK requiring a Student Route Visa: Monday 20th May 2024
  • Domestic students: Friday 7th June 2024
Elizabeth Moore, Business School faculty

Meet Your Faculty

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

Course Structure

This course is available full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 years). For full-time study mode students will complete 60 credits each semester and for part-time 30 credits each semester.

  • 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)

Helping you become more employable is our priority and we are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching to all our postgraduate students. You will benefit from our Professional Development Module including one to one professional coaching and a bespoke Personal Development Plan.

This is testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.

To find out more about how you can benefit from our professional development support, watch our short video.

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Course requirements

The course demands show you the requirements, prior knowledge and commitments our course will involve.

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Study On Campus

You can also study this course at one of our campuses across the UK. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?

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Course Information

 

To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.

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You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and dissertation/project work.

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This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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Employability We Set You Up For Success

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.

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Fees and Applying

 

You can apply for this course directly with the University.

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2023/24 Course Fee (for courses starting on or after 1 July 2023)

Online: £10,750

2024/25 Course Fee (for courses starting on or after 1 July 2024)

Online: £11,300


By studying a Master's degree you could be eligible for a Postgraduate Loan.

If you’re a ULaw alumnus, you may be eligible to receive our £1000 Academic Master's Alumni Discount.

We also have a range of scholarships and bursaries available to help you invest in your future.

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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