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Top-up your postgraduate HRM qualification with a research project and graduate with a Masters degree!

Acacia Learning has teamed up with Edinburgh Napier University to provide CIPD Human Resource Management Level 7 Advanced graduates with a Masters in Human Resource Management Top-up Programme. This is a 12 month part time study programme which is delivered LIVE online.

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.

CIPD Approved

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 part time LIVE online programme aims to develop your 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.

How does it work?

 – January 2021, attend x3 Live online workshops run by Dr Kirsteen Grant.

 – Submit one-page initial proposal for the research you will undertake.

 – Skype meeting to finalise your research proposal (2000 words).

 – Get feedback on your proposal & supervisor support to help build your research.

 – WebEx session to guide you through the scoping study (7000 words).

 – Attend two online workshops to ensure you’re on track.

 – August 2021, submit your final 15,000-word dissertation.

View MSc HRM Top Up timetable for full details.

MSc HRM Top Up
HRM MSc Top Up
HRM MSc Top Up

Your Dissertation

The dissertation will build your professional and academic knowledge and expertise on a specific area of HR practice. You can link this to a current work project or choose an area you wish to develop for the future. It will enable you to build your credibility and confidence – not only aiding your professional development but also your marketability.

Cost

Course fees are £2,500. Payment plans, bursaries and scholarships are available from Edinburgh Napier University.

How to Enrol

To enrol for our January 2021 cohort please download and complete the application form from this page. You will need to email your completed application form to courses@acacialearning.co.uk to apply. If you have any questions please contact us or if you would like to discuss the programme in more detail you can also book a free consultation with Dr Kirsteen Grant who leads the Masters programme.

LIVE Online delivery timetable

View HR Management Delivery schedule commencing January 2021.

Enquire now to enrol on our January 2021 programme. Hurry the deadline to enrol is Wednesday 16th December.

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