Comments about Human Resource Management (MSc) - At the institution - Cardiff - Cardiff - Cardiff - Wales
To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in human resource management and consultancy with major companies in Britain and abroad.
Suitable for graduates in business, social sciences, humanities or law.
Applications will be considered from recent graduates with an Honours degree from an approved university or those with a similar level of qualification gained by other methods. Non-graduates with approved professional qualifications or work experience may also be considered under certain circumstances.
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to pass either IELTS/TOEFL exams, obtaining a minimum score of IELTS band 6.5 or 570 in TOEFL (230 for computer-based marking).
Human Resource Management (MSc)
The course enables students to develop a sophisticated understanding of the modes of analysis and current debate in human resource management, employment relations and organisational theory. It also provides a critical overview of developments in the management of human resources in the UK and other developed economies. A particular theme that is addressed is internationalisation and the growing significance of multi-national business operating within a global economy. In addition students are provided with knowledge of, and training in, relevant research methods.
After pursuing a number of taught modules, students must complete a dissertation, the purpose of which is to give students the opportunity to pursue in greater depth a chosen subject or topic in the field of HRM and to play an important part in developing, and expressing students' research and analytical abilities.
* Much of the course focuses on the practical implications of HRM theory and research for managers, trade union organisers, consultants and policy makers.
* Considerable emphasis is placed throughout the course on developing your practical and analytical skills.
* The advanced nature of the course and the rigorous research training that is given provides a platform for further academic study.