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MSc Human Resource ManagementMain Site
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Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £12750
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This MSc combines an in-depth understanding of human resource management (HRM) with a broader exploration of its organisational and management context. The programme explores HR strategy both within organisations and in relation to the external environment. You will be exposed to the latest contemporary research in HRM to develop your critical thinking skills, develop and apply them. he programme is international by design. Many different cultural contexts will be utilised to help provide the setting for discussions. You will explore issues that have significant impact within organisations by working with others and building on your experiences and those of your fellow students. You will explore issues including employee relations and employee engagement, learning and development, employee resourcing and talent management, globalisation and international forces, social and technological change and government policies and regulation. A distinctive element of the programme is the opportunity to gain professional accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD) alongside the academic award. This programme: Develops the skills essential for HR work such as leading and working in teams, making decisions, managing financial information, communicating effectively and helping others to learn. Places a strong emphasis on practice-based learning. You will be asked to evaluate research and theory and consider its relevance to practice. Develops academic and research skills such as assessing information and critically evaluating its relevance preparing you for higher level study. Supports the skills needed to operate effectively and competently in an international context. Uses assessment methods which mirror organisation-based activities. Provides a supportive platform for critical reflection, through the application of academic theories to real work situations.
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Entry onto this Master’s Degree requires a minimum of a 2:2 Undergraduate honours degree in a related discipline from a UK or NARIC listed institution. If your honours degree is not in a related discipline but you can demonstrate extensive professional experience in the subject, your application will be considered.
IELTS: 6.0 (with no skill below 5.5)
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About this university
The International Student Support team are on hand to help the students travelling from outside the UK on their arrival in York. Their services include a welcome and orientation program that includes different elements for levels of study and access to English language help for those to whom it isn't a native language. There are also regular drop-in sessions to help with matters such as finding work between classes, financial advice and help with immigration and visas. There is also a number of options to help students learn more about York and enjoy their time in the city including making use of local tourist attractions such as the Jorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum. The Student Union is responsible for the representation of students at York St John as well as organising extracurricular activities. The union offer help and advice on a range of subject to its members including health and wellbeing matters, financial advice and even learning support. These services are based in the Holgate Student Centre. There is also a student union bar located in Phoenix Court offering a great place to meet friends and get hot and cold food and drinks. There are a number of sports clubs with considerable history behind them including the rowing club, founded in 1852 and the rugby club that was founded in 1883, also the biggest club on campus. The football club dates to 1883 and has featured a number of England international players while the cricket club is another of considerable age, dating from 1848. There are around 30 different societies on offer to students including performing arts such as drama and singing as well as interest and academic subjects such as psychology and primary education. All are in contention for the Society of the Year award awarded at the annual ball.