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Our MSc Human Resource Management & Organisational Analysis is for you if you are a graduate or professional seeking to develop advanced knowledge and skills in people management and/or work as a human resource expert. The programme presents a contemporary and international perspective on key developments in the management of human resources and the analysis of organisations for the 21st century.
Taught by one of the top groups of HRM/OB scholars in Europe with a strong commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.
A strong evidence-based approach to teaching, drawing on the very latest research in HRM and OB and emphasising both theory and practice.
Application status Closed
Duration 1 year FT / 2 years PT (PT teaching scheduled during the day - Monday year 1; Tuesday year 2), September to September
Study mode Full-time, Part-time
Credit value UK 180 / ECTS 90
Programme accreditations 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.
Course intake Approximately 70 FT and PT
Course leaders Professor Riccardo Peccei
Course contact for further information Postgraduate Admissions Team, Admissions Office tel: +44 (0)20 7848 7000 fax: +44 (0)20 7848 7200
Postgraduate Admissions Team, Admissions Office tel: +44 (0)20 7848 7000 fax: +44 (0)20 7848 7200
Course contact email Enquiry form
Awarding institution King's College London
Faculty Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
Department Department of Management
Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.
A good 2:1 undergraduate degree in the social sciences. You may be considered if you have a degree in another discipline, particularly if you have relevant work experience.
Applications must be made online using King's online application portal and a non-refundable application fee of £40 applies. Your application will be assessed by academic staff in the department; we aim to process all applications within four to six weeks, but during February, March and holiday periods, applications may take longer to process.
Applications for 2016 entry are now closed.
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.
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.
Two-hour written examinations for all main modules; dissertation; workshops; company link scheme, assessed by a management report.
Organisational visits/workshops (only for students studying to obtain CIPD accreditation)
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.
"I chose the MSc at King’s as I felt it would provide me with solid foundations and skill set for both my personal development and future career within the HR field.
The environment at Kings is second to none, everyone is so warm and welcoming. It has been a great opportunity to gain knowledge from renowned experts."
"As a full time student I've found the faculty and staff to be second to none. They are equally dedicated to supporting and developing students as they are energised in their lectures and research."
"The university has added value to my communication skills as I’ve had the opportunity to interact with multicultural students on the course, they have helped in gaining a vast in-depth knowledge and practical experience by inviting leading firms in the UK to share with us how they implement HR functions in their companies."
"When I am researching human resource related theories I usually find myself quoting my worldly renowned and well-published professors. Even with their busy schedules they always make the effort to give you enough time to discuss issues, ask questions or seek career advice."
"The MSc programme itself was very well organised and covered all aspects of human resource management in depth. The interactive tutorials helped me in analysing issues and conflicts at work from many different angles and taught me how to think out of the box."
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£9,000 p.a. (2016/17)*
£21,750 p.a. (2016/17)*
£4,500 p.a. (2016/17)*
£10,875 p.a. (2016/17)*
*This tuition fee is subject to annual increases.
When you receive an offer for this course you will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit to secure your place. The deposit will be credited towards your total fee payment.
The deposit is £1,000 – Home/EU and £2,000 – Overseas (2016/17)
If you receive an offer on or before 31st March 2016, payment is due by 30th April 2016.
If you receive an offer between 1st April 2016 and 30th June 2016, payment is due within one month of receipt of the offer.
If you receive an offer between 1st July 2016 and 31st July 2016, payment is due within two weeks of receipt of the offer.
If you receive an offer on or after 1st August 2016, payment is due within one week of receipt of the offer.
Please visit our web pages on fees and funding for more information.
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