Brunel University London

Course Introduction

This course offers students the opportunity to explore in depth the theoretical and analytical issues in the management of human resources and the roles these play in organisation success. Students will examine a full range of human resource management approaches, techniques and methodologies. The course is designed for those who wish to become human resource practitioners in academic, consultancy or commercial settings. It is also suitable for students looking to undertake further research in academic consultancy or commercial settings.

Course Modules

Modules include: FRM in context: resourcing, performance and assessment; international and comparative human resource management; knowledge management, social networks and innovation; organisational behavior; understanding business and management research; dissertation; contemporary HRM: policy, development and evaluation. Optional modules include: international management; international business ethics and corporate governance; global diversity management; strategic management; entrepreneurship.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants require a 2.1 UK Honours degree or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification in management, business studies or a cognate discipline (with a large component of management related subjects in their degree); applicants from non'business/management disciplines (and without any business/management element) will be eligible if they have a 1st Class Honours degree or the overseas equivalent; applicants with a lower second class degree in a management, business studies or cognate discipline may be considered, providing they can show evidence of significant relevant work experience (minimum 2 years); applicants with non'degree qualifications will be also considered who have relevant work experience (minimum 5 years) and will be assessed on an interview basis; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in all areas); Pearson 58 (with a minimum of 51 in all areas); or BruneELT 65 per cent (with a minimum of 60 per cent in all areas).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £15,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,400  Academic year. First year home fees