MSc Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations

Learn how to manage and develop employees, ensure their wellbeing and understand changing employment legislation.

You will gain advanced knowledge and skills that prepare you for a career as a well-rounded human resources practitioner. You will also have the opportunity to work on a live employment tribunal case which provides valuable hands-on experience.

MSc Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations approved by CIPD

The course is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) to the new equivalent advanced level postgraduate standard.

MSc Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations / Careers

Year of entry: 2017

Career opportunities

Graduates from the programme have gone on to a wide variety of careers and further study, mostly, but not exclusively, in related fields. These include HR consultancy at PwC, HR roles at BP, Deloitte, Tesco, the NHS, Marks and Spencer, Fujitsu Services, Halliwell LLP, local government, Co-operative Insurance, employment law consultancy and lecturing/research.   

More details on our Careers Service.

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Accrediting organisations

This Masters is accredited to the new equivalent advanced level postgraduate standard. You will join CIPD as a student member and on completion of the Masters and CIPD components you will have achieved the underpinning knowledge towards a level of professional membership.

Once you have applied your knowledge in the workplace you will be in a position to apply to CIPD for a membership upgrade.  Further details including costs are available from the postgraduate administration team and you can visit the CIPD website .

Students wishing to gain CIPD membership attend a series of skills workshops with guests invited from a wide range of companies, to enable them to develop practical HR skills.

Testimonial Andreas Chatzipapas
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"My Masters degree provided me with all the tools and skills that are required in my career."

Andreas Chatzipapas, Greece

MSc Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, Class of 2015

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