Kingston University

Human Resource Management

Kingston Hill
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Rank: 85 (UKEAS)

Location: Kingston Hill


Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £15300

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Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

Reasons to choose Kingston Kingston has over 30 years of good reputation in delivering academic and practitioner Human Resources (HR) course qualifications. The course offers excellent networking opportunities via events such as From Research to Practice HR seminars, organised with the CIPD and delivered by leading academics and practitioners. The MSc is accredited by the CIPD. About the MSc course You will gain a deep insight into managing and developing people from different levels and perspectives. The course consists of the modules which cover learning outcomes needed for the CIPD's professional diploma (Advanced Level 7), and as such form part of the evidence-base for the journey to the CIPD Chartered status. About the MSc top-up course You will progress from a PgDip to an MSc, studying literature review, research design, qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, and writing a dissertation on an HR related topic of choice. Example modules MSc: Leading, Managing and Developing People in Context; Resourcing, Talent and Reward Management; Managing Employment Relations and Employment Law. MSc top-up: Research Methods and Dissertation Career opportunities Graduate employers include Amazon, American Express, BMW, British Airways, British Gas and Google.


Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in any discipline.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (no element below 5.5)

Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Kingston University, Business and human resource management .

Professional bodies

  • Personnel and Development, Chartered Institute of

About this university

International students

The university attracts students from around the world and there are plenty of help and advice on hand to make the transition easier for them. This begins with welcome and orientation events at the beginning of studies and includes events designed to help students come to terms with their new home as well as organising matters such as a bank account, access to health care and even immigration and visas matters. There is an airport pick up service available and the Yellow Team are ambassadors on hand to offer help and advice. There is also language courses for those to whom English isn’t a native language. Kingston University Students’ Union is at the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as providing representation and support for its members. Their main building is on Penrhyn Road beside the bar and shop it operates. There are some 30 sports clubs and another 70 societies on offer while the volunteering department is the largest supplier of volunteers in the borough. It also runs another two bars and a shop on the other campuses. The clubs and societies offer something for all tastes including those around the arts such as drama, fashion and even anime and science fiction groups. There are cultural groups such as the Arab Society and the Hellenic Association as well as religious ones. Then there are academic groups such as the economics club or the engineering society. Finally, sports run from traditional team sports such as cricket and football through to activities such as cheerleading and martial arts as well as interests such as mountaineering and go karting.

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