Edinburgh Napier University

Human Resource Management

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Rank: 77 (The Complete University Guide)

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Study mode on-line study

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 24 months

Intl fees: £810

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Learn about the latest developments in HR and update your knowledge and skills on our CIPD-accredited Masters.Effective development and implementation of human resource management (HRM) strategy is seen as increasingly important in achieving business success and positively influencing the performance and wellbeing of employees.Our MSc HRM programme will enable you to make a significant contribution to people management practice and develop a deep understanding of the changing role of HRM in the development and implementation of employment policies and procedures. You will learn the specialist skills and expertise you need to be effective and influential in an HR role at both strategic and operational levels and acquire an in-depth understanding of key HRM policy areas such as recruitment and selection, training and development, employee relations and performance management. Available full-time, part-time and on-line.


Entry requirements

Bachelor (Honours) degree at 2.2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient professional work experience within the industry. If English is not your first language you should have an IELTS score of 6.0 overall, with no component below 5.5 (or an equivalent qualification).

Language qualifications

IELTS (Academic): 6.0

Professional bodies

  • Personnel and Development, Chartered Institute of

About this university

International students

The average international student body at Napier number in the region of 4000 and are from around 100 different countries. Prior to arriving in the city there is country specific information on the website covering not only the application process but also visas and immigration information. There is also help on hand with matters such as accommodation without the university and in the wider city. Further help and assistance is on hand for subjects such as healthcare, finance and bringing family members to the country or finding work while studying. The Napier Student’s Association is behind the organisation of various out of class activities as well as organising annual events, offering support and advice to its members and running social venues. The Independent Student Advice Service is one element to help with any problems that students encounter and is not part of the university so is independent. It offers help ranging from academic advice to health and well being matter, financial guidance and even disciplinary issues. NSA also organises a number of events known as Freshers Week where new students can be acquainted with the university and the city. There are also a host of clubs and societies to get involved with at the university. These range from sports clubs such as football and rugby to activities such as go-karting and snooker as well as interest and culture groups. Students also have the chance to start their own if they find a gap for their interest.

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