THE UNIVERSITY OF LAW

Leadership and Human Resource Management

MSc  |  Placement Year:   No

The MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management is designed in compliance with the professional standards of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

This online course will familiarise you with the intellectual underpinnings required for a career in this type of dynamic work environment, alongside significant exposure to the professional world. 
We improve your employability through a supportive, practical and challenging curriculum that is closely aligned with professional body requirements. 

We have also successfully accredited our online Masters degree programme with a professionally-recognised CMI qualification.

Through our partnership with GISMA Business School, this course will also be available to study 

Programme description

The MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management is designed in compliance with the professional standards of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

This online course will familiarise you with the intellectual underpinnings required for a career in this type of dynamic work environment, alongside significant exposure to the professional world. 
We improve your employability through a supportive, practical and challenging curriculum that is closely aligned with professional body requirements. 

We have also successfully accredited our online Masters degree programme with a professionally-recognised CMI qualification.

Through our partnership with GISMA Business School, this course will also be available to study 

Key Modules
Module & Subject

Online students will study for one year, which is divided into two semesters and the summer period for the dissertation. Students will study four modules, each worth 30 credits; and another module worth 60 credits, totalling 180 credits.

The course will cover the following core modules:

  • Leadership and Management Development (30 credits)
  • Human Resource Management Practice in Context (30 credits)
  • Coaching and Mentoring (30 credits)
  • Leading Organisational Design and Development (30 credits)
  • Research Methods, Professional Development and Dissertation / Project (60 credits)

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

 

This module will enable you to critically evaluate core theories, models and concepts of leadership. In addition you will learn the best practices and skills used in a professional environment, with a focus on how to become an effective human resource practitioner using practical leadership skills.

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN CONTEXT

 

This module will enable you to evaluate the interaction between the business environment and the organisation within which HR professionals work. In addition, you will explore models of organisational design and environmental analysis. You will analyse HRM issues enabling you to make recommendations for HR policy and practise.

COACHING AND MENTORING

 

You will design, apply and practise coaching methods, addressing them from an ethical and professional viewpoint. You will explore a range of psychological theories that will help you understand various coaching and mentoring strategies.

ORGANISATION DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

 

You will learn how to evaluate the contribution of organisational design and development as well as how to assess and apply design options regarding structures and relationships. The role of HR in organisational design and development will be discussed with a strong focus on cultural awareness, the practical applications of organisational design and organisational development concepts.

RESEARCH METHODS, INVESTIGATING A BUSINESS ISSUE FROM AN HRM PERSPECTIVE

 

This module is divided into three distinct parts; research design, quantitative analysis and qualitative analysis. Each section will provide you with an overview of the conventions of research in the social sciences and within a chosen specialist area. You will also study the role that quantitative and qualitative methods play in research.

Entry Requirements

For Postgraduate Business Degrees

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualifications.     
  • International requirements - an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For MScGlobal Accounting

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree in a numerate area (e.g. Accounting, Finance or Business with Accounting or Finance etc.),
  • International requirements - an English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
  • Students who have achieved fully exam qualified status from a professional accountancy body are also eligible (e.g. ACCA/CIMA papers; fully exam qualified - all 14 papers completed).

Non-standard entry criteria

Non-standard applicants are welcome to apply for the postgraduate programmes offered by The University of Law’s Business School.

Scenario 1

Applicants possessing an undergraduate degree below 2.2 (3rd or ordinary) should have the following:

  • A professional qualification at level 6 or above from a business professional body, e.g. CIM, CMI, CFA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPD, etc.

Or

  • At least 2 years of proven work experience at the middle or senior management level within an organisation. They should be working or have recently left work. Applicants returning to work, but with the appropriate work experience, will also be considered.

Scenario 2

Non-standard applicants without an undergraduate degree should have the following:

  •  A professional qualification at level 6 or above from a business professional body, e.g. CIM, CMI, CFA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPD, etc.

And

  • At least 3 years of proven work experience at the middle or senior management level within an organisation. They should be working or have recently left work. Applicants returning to work, but with the appropriate work experience, will also be considered.

 

Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 1 year
Course Fee:  15000.00
Course Level:  POSTGRADUATE
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,December)-(15,August)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Berlin
Intake Deadline
FEBRUARY
OCTOBER