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The Human Resource Management & Organisational Analysis MSc course presents a contemporary and international perspective on the managerial development of human resources and the analysis of organisations for the 21st century. This course provides unique opportunities to develop an advanced knowledge and skills in people management and human resources, making it an ideal for both graduates and professionals alike.
Application status Open
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 form Postgraduate admissions 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 £50 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.
The deadline for applications for September 2017 entry is 31st March 2017. After this date, programmes will remain open if places are available, and programmes will be closed as soon as they are full, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. For programmes with spaces remaining, no further applications will be accepted from non-EU (Overseas) nationals after 30th July 2017 or from UK/ EU nationals after 3rd September 2017.
The Human Resource Management & Organisational Analysis MSc degree covers a diverse range of modules. You will explore key issues associated with the change in the global economy, social and technological change, cultural diversity; as well as the nature and role of financial and management accounting in business organisations.
The programme offers you flexibility with the choice to study either full or part-time and is made up of optional and required modules. You must take modules totalling 180 credits to complete the course. If you are studying full-time, you will complete the course in one year, from September to September. If you are studying part-time, your programme will take two years to complete, you will study the required module in the first year, and the dissertation in your second year.
There is an opportunity to gain CIPD accreditation by attending 14 additional workshops. (will not count towards the MSc).
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.
"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."
"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."
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*These tuition fees may be subject to additional increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.
Please note: Current regulations allow some students to pay UK tuition fees on the basis of their EU citizenship or residency. Until these eligibility criteria are changed, the EU tuition fee will remain the same as the UK tuition fee.
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 UK/EU deposit is £500.
The INTERNATIONAL deposit is £2,000.
Please visit our web pages on fees and funding for more information.
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