For graduates and professionals seeking to develop advanced knowledge and skills in people management and/or work as human resource experts. To present a contemporary and international perspective on key developments in the management of human resources and the analysis of organisations for the 21st century.
For students seeking to obtain CIPD professional accreditation as part of the MSc as well as for those students not seeking to obtain CIPD qualification, the programme comprises a number of taught compulsory modules as well as a dissertation. The modules include: The Management of Human Resources; The Business and Financial Context of Management; The Analysis and Management of Organisations; Research Methods; The New Workforce; Managing Diversity; High Performance and Employee Well-Being; The New Employment Relations.
Professor Riccardo Peccei
The optional CIPD-accredited element of the programme provides the academic and related practical knowledge and skills that form the basis for membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Students seeking to obtain the CIPD professional qualification will be expected to undertake additional study including organisational visits and workshops designed to develop core skills and knowledge.
King's College London
There are no programme pathways.
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT (PT teaching scheduled during the day - Monday year one; Tuesday year two), September to September.
Programme graduates go on to more advanced study in the field of HRM and OA and/or to work as human resource experts in public and private sector organisations in the UK and abroad.
Year of entry 2013