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Human Resource Management & Organisational Analysis is for graduates and professionals seeking to develop advanced knowledge and skills in people management and/or work as human resource experts. The MSc 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 Open
Duration One year FT, two years PT (PT teaching scheduled during the day - Monday year one; Tuesday year two), September to September.
Study mode Full Time,Part Time
Credit value UK 180/ECTS 90
Programme accreditations 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.
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 7429 fax: +44 (0)20 7848 7200 https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/enquiry-form.aspx
Postgraduate Admissions Team, Admissions Office tel: +44 (0)20 7848 7429 fax: +44 (0)20 7848 7200 https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/enquiry-form.aspx
Course contact email https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/enquiry-form.aspx
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 with a degree in another discipline, particularly if you have relevant work experience.
An application fee of £40 applies (non-refundable). 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 is 01 April 2016 for 2016 entry. Prior to this date all applications will be given equal consideration and considered on their individual merits. After this date applications will be considered subject to the availability of places, thus we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Please note that funding deadlines may be earlier.
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.
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.
Written examinations for all main modules; dissertation; workshops; company link scheme, assessed by a management report.
The Management of Human Resources
The Business & Financial Context of Management
The Analysis of Management of Organisations
Research Methods in HRM & OA
The New Workforce
High Performance & Employee Wellbeing
The New Employment Relations
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."
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PLEASE NOTE: An additional, optional accreditation fee of £1500 will be payable to CIPD.
Most students are self-funded, a few are sponsored by employers.
Please visit our web pages on fees and funding for more information.
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