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MSc HR Management top-up programme

CIPD Approved

Acacia Learning has teamed up with Edinburgh Napier University to provide CIPD Human Resource Management Level 7 Advanced learners with a MSc (Blended) 9 month Top-up Programme.

Edinburgh Napier University has been supporting CIPD students to undertake their MSc in Human Resource Management (HRM) for over 25 years. They have received commendations of good practice from the UK body, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development CIPD, for their innovative and rigorous approach to design and delivery of the dissertation.

What will I learn?

Aimed at students looking to top-up a postgraduate HRM qualification with a research project and graduate with a Masters degree. The 9 month programme aims to develop knowledge, competencies and professional skills that will help address the challenges facing modern organisations. By the end of the programme you should be able to:

  • Apply diagnostic and analytical skills in a research and workplace context
  • Recognise appropriate management research methodologies and scholarship in HRM
  • Integrate theory and practice to analyse a range of workplace issues
  • Apply original application of knowledge, and demonstrate a practical understanding of how research is used to create and interpret knowledge in the field of business management and HRM

Who is it for?

The entry requirement for this course is a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or CIPD Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management or Human Resource Development.

If you’re looking to enhance your knowledge, become more competitive in the market or continue your professional development, this is the programme for you!

Read 5 top tips for completing a practice-based Masters dissertation from Dr Kirsteen Grant who is our Programme Leader.

HRM MSc Top Up

London delivery timetable

View HR Management Delivery Timetable 2020.

Enquire now to enrol on our January 2021 programme.

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