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Human Resource ManagementUniversity of East Anglia
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Location: University of East Anglia
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/27
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £18000
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About This CourseThe way people work is changing rapidly and there's never been a more exciting time to study and work in human resources.Gone is the job for life, and in its place we have the gig economy, flexible working, portfolio careers and working lives that are longer than ever before. Those entering the workforce today demand more than just a steady paycheck. They want job satisfaction and to feel that they are doing meaningful work. The nature of contracts is changing; training programmes are becoming more digital and HR systems more complex. Corporate environments are changing as multinationals try to emulate start-up culture.On this Master's you will learn to face the challenges of a changing HR world, and how to be an innovator in the field. You'll get an introduction to the key theories, techniques and practices, and learn how to evaluate and utilise them. You'll even learn how to develop your own.OverviewAt UEA we believe that meaningful work is key to human happiness, and we see the practice of HR as the practice of improving employee self-development. On this course you will learn how to make a difference to people's lives and support their wellbeing at work, ensuring that productivity is balanced with quality of life.You don't need to have studied business or human resources before to excel on this course. You just need to be interested in the field and to be passionate about helping people achieve their potential.You'll gain an in-depth understanding of the human aspect of business and organisational behaviour. You'll learn how to build positive human cultures in workplaces, ones that enable people to be more productive and happier. You'll learn how to inspire people so they can do their best work and feel more fulfilled.It's an intensive and specialised course that will set the scene for a successful career working with people. You'll gain subject expertise and practical skills in all the key HR functions. You'll learn to ask and propose answers to questions such as, how do humans flourish in the work space? What are the best ways to improve performance? How do you keep employees inspired and motivated? How can you increase loyalty? You'll learn to evaluate and design new ways of working, and new workplaces so people become happier and more productive.Insight into the other business functions is vital for a successful career in HR. For that reason you'll also gain a broad exposure to related business skills and topics, such as accounting, finance, marketing, management and operations. This enables you to gain insight into the perspective of the people working in those specialisms essential for your later career.The world of business is global and you'll find the MSc Human Resources Management has a global outlook, in terms of our culture, our cohort and the course content. You will study your subject from an international perspective, and you'll work alongside students from all over the world. This enables you to approach your subject from different angles. It also means you'll graduate ready to succeed in international settings.UEA leads the way in research into wellbeing at work, and makes key contributions to national organisations such as the What Works Centre for Wellbeing. As specialists in this area, naturally we take student wellbeing very seriously. We work hard to ensure all our students have a positive and fulfilling experience, and graduate ready to pursue their ambitions with confidence.DisclaimerCourse details are subject to change..
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Applicants require at least a 2.2 Honours degree or higher, or equivalent in a non-business related subject or any subject studied in a non-UK context. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of East Anglia, Business and human resource management. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
Annually, there are some 3,500 students come to the university from outside the UK to study the various courses on offer. In addition to their full studies, there are a number of programs available through the Collaborative International Programmes Office. Through the website, there is also country specific information for students to help them understand everything from entry requirements to information about study fairs and scholarships. There is also practical advice for students about living and studying in the UK. There are over 200 societies and clubs available for students outside the classroom. These range from playing football to taking part in the student newspaper or TV station. Most of these are operated through the Student Union, which also operates a number of entertainment venues including a club and bar. The student union also provides services such as an advice centre. It also runs The Waterfront venue just off campus that has seen acts including U2, Coldplay, Iron maiden and Dizzee Rascal performing there. As well as sports and arts clubs there are also volunteering opportunities for students to get involved with the larger community. There is a notable annual event, the UEA Literary Festival, held each year since 1991. It has featured a number of notable speakers including Stephen Fry, PD James, Terry Pratchett and Peter Ustinov and includes film screenings and political discussions in addition to the talks.