MSc in Human Resource Management and Training

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24 months


2 January 2020


Distance Learning


Instl. Fee: £1,617.50**
Full Fee: £9,705
(+VAT, if applicable)

The MSc in Human Resource Management and Training provides an insight into human resource management and training within the context of organisations at a national and international level.

You will study the way in which employee and organisational development are closely related to HR topics such as recruitment, performance appraisal, teamwork and motivation.

The post graduate degree programme is delivered over a 2 year period, and consists of 4 modules which are assessed either by assignments or an exam, followed by a dissertation.

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Throughout the programme, students will engage critically with theories and practices around training and learning in the workplace and the role of the human resources practitioner, and will develop a critical understanding of the issues and problems associated with implementing practices aimed at enhancing employee performance and organisational competitiveness.

Students will also develop practical, transferable skills, which are invaluable in the workplace, such as oral and written presentations, problem solving, teamwork and collaboration.

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Entrance is open to those who hold a first or second class honours degree in a relevant field.

If you do not have the required qualification, the university will consider applications on case by case basis if you can demonstrate at least 3 years of relevant work experience and submit a personal statement of 500-1000 words detailing relevant work experience and suitability for the course.

English language proficiency – If English is your 2nd language, you are required to submit an IELTS Test of 6.5 with 7.0 in writing OR a TOEFL Test of 250 (Computer)/600 (Paper)/90 (IBT)

As an alternative to the above English language requirements: The University of Leicester English Language Test takes only 90 minutes and is available on demand.

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Career Path

On the completion of the MSc HRM and Training programme, graduates will be equipped with the latest academic and professional knowledge in the field of Human Resource Management, enabling them to take up managerial responsibilities such as those of an HR manager.


  • Successful graduates can pursue a research based doctoral degree such as the DBA or the DSoc.

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Fees are paid directly to the University of Leicester.

** Please contact your consultant for the updated instalment plan