Enhance your managerial skills and career prospects with our MA in Human Resource Management (HRM), approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Already have an ARU degree? You may be eligible for our Alumni Scholarship for students starting postgraduate courses.
Do you want to enhance your managerial skills and career prospects to take on senior HR roles? This Masters will give you the expertise needed to assemble the right people and organisational structure to effectively carry out your organisation’s objectives, given the rapidly changing and increasingly globalised labour market.
We believe that managers learn with and from each other to find solutions to real-life problems at work so we encourage participative learning methods and work-based assignments so that it's not just you who benefits from your development, but also your employer. You can study with us while continuing to work.
Our course will suit you if you are in the early or middle stages of your HR career. Strengthening your existing experience and providing new knowledge to develop your specialism, its grounding theory, future-focus, international perspective and strategic approach aims to open up a world of opportunities for you. We’ve over 25 years of experience delivering CIPD qualifications and we aim to help you develop as a reflective practitioner and ‘thinking performer’.
You’ll have exposure to a range of cutting-edge HR concepts. Keeping our class sizes small promotes supportive networking relationships, helping you to learn in a natural way that resembles real working environments and suits the dynamic and intuitive nature of the course content. Working in a team and providing feedback as part of reflective discussion is especially effective for you, because communication, behavioural analysis, persuasion and negotiation abilities are all abilities possessed by outstanding HR managers.
Enjoy state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, study areas, campus libraries with online databases containing professional journals, plus our virtual learning environment through which you can access study resources and help.
As a student in the Faculty of Business and Law you’ll also have the option to study for an ARU Certificate for Professional Development, choosing modules you feel will most benefit you.
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This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). To seek this credit for your degree you should apply directly to join the CIPD and pay the appropriate joining and membership fee.
Leading, managing and developing people, HRM strategy and practice requires a skillset this MA in Human Resource Management will immerse you in. You’ll be equipped with an in-depth knowledge of schools of thought on strategic HRM and ability to accommodate and synthesise new knowledge from inside and outside your domestic economy, aware of your social and ethical responsibilities, able to communicate clearly and to solve problems. Able to formulate your own views you can work with confidence: independently, as a member, or a leader of a group.
We help you understand what a team and a company needs, and know how to make that happen with people as a driving force. Your qualification is recognised by CIPD, the UK's most credible specialist human resources training and awarding body, as an advanced qualification (entry on this course does not confer membership – you will need to apply directly to CIPD for that).
Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You could choose to continue your academic career with a PhD programme at ARU. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.
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