Bradford University School of Management

MSc Human Resource Management (Full-time)


Our MSc in Human Resources Management is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification for HR professionals, accredited by the CIPD. This full-time programme aims to provide the knowledge, understanding and skills required to develop highly effective practitioners and managers who are able to comply with the highest professional standards associated with employment and work issues.

+Course details

The programme will provide you with a comprehensive grounding in the core disciplines of HR practice including leading, developing & managing people, employee relations and employment law. Students also have the opportunity to choose two elective subjects before embarking on a dissertation investigating a specific HR-related topic.

+Module details

Compulsory modules*

  • HRM in context
  • Leading, Managing & Developing people
  • Employment Law
  • Developing skills for Business Leadership
  • Human Resource Development
  • Employee Relations
  • Research Methods

 Elective modules*

  • Choose two subjects from the following:
  • Coaching & Leadership Development
  • Diversity in Work & Organisations
  • Management of Change 

*The lists of modules reflect those agreed for 2012/13 teaching and may be subject to change & availability for 2013/14

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The Bradford Trading Room ‌The Bradford Trading Room provides students with hands-on experience in a simulated trading environment, giving a feel for “real” investment decisions made in industry and how to deal responsibly with financial and economic market data.

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The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the leading UK professional body for HR specialists, accredits our programme in recognition of the fact that it meets rigorous academic and professional standards. The programme provides the underpinning knowledge required to achieve professional levels of CIPD membership . More information is available on the CIPD website.

Key Details

Study mode



12 months

Start date



Bradford, UK


Top 10 in UK


£9,500 (UK/EU)
£13,500 (Overseas)




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