Structure and content
Our MSc in Human Resource Management and Consulting is an intensive full-time programme lasting 12 months.
The programme is divided into two 11 week semesters and the dissertation period which runs from June-September.
During the first semester you will study the following five modules:
- Business Economics
- Cross-Cultural Management
- Human Resource Management
- Evidence-based HRM and Consultancy
During the second semester there are two core courses and three optional units.
The core courses are:
- Consulting I: Context, Theory and Practice
- Methods of Management Research
Choose two or three out of the following units:
- Leading and Managing Change
- Organisation and Career Development
- Project Management
- Strategy and HRM
Choose none or one out of the following units:
- Corporate Social Responsibility in an International Context
- International Dimensions of Organisational Behaviour
- Strategic Management
- Global Governance and Accountability
- Principles of Corporate Social Responsibility
Please note that modules and unit content are subject to change. Please see the latest programme catalogue for information on courses currently available.
During the final three months of the degree you will produce a dissertation. This is your opportunity to explore a particular topic that has been covered during the programme in far greater depth.
Teaching & Learning Methods
You will be exposed to a variety of teaching and learning methods that could include: interactive lectures, case studies, seminar presentations and group project work. As this is a Masters level course, we place a significant emphasis on independent, directed, private study that is often conducted in learning sets or groups.
A variety of individual and group assessment methods are used throughout the degree including assignments, exams, presentations, reports and exercises. The dissertation consists of a 10-15,000 word extended piece of individual research, supervised by a member of faculty.