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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 9000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
October

International course fees
GBP 17000 per year

All study options

About Employment Relations and HRM at School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University

This programme is especially suitable for students wishing to gain an in-depth understanding of the field of employment relations as preparation for a career in Employment Relations, Labour Relations or related fields.

In addition to providing students with a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of Employment Relations it is anticipated that on completion of the programme students will also meet the knowledge requirements for chartered membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD), the professional body for HR, Employment Relations and related professions in the UK.

Taught by academics with a strong track record in both Employment Relations related research and practical experience of Employment Relations and HRM, the programme focuses on developing critical thinking and analytical skills alongside of the more practical skills required for a career in Employment Relations and HR.

For more details including module descriptions visit: www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/sbe/pg/programmes/er-hrm/

Course Structure

 

Semester 1

 

Compulsory modules

 

  • Employment Law
  • Developing Skills for Business Leadership
  • HRM: Theory and Practice

Optional modules (choose one)

 

  • Employee Engagement, Motivation and Voice
  • Work Design, Organisational Change and Development
  • Wellbeing and Work

Semester 2

 

Compulsory modules

 

  • Strategic HRM
  • Research Methods for HRM

Optional modules (choose one)

 

  • Learning, Development and Knowledge Management
  • Career Development
  • Psychological Development in Organisations

Summer

 

  • Employment Relations Dissertation

The School reserves the right to vary the list of all modules.

 

Scholarships and Funding

The School of Business and Economics is committed to attracting the very best applicants. We offer a range of competitive scholarships and bursaries to both UK/EU and international applicants – some worth up to 100% of your fees!

Our scholarship and bursary range is designed to include a wide range of students and consists of:

  • Alumni scholarships (for UK/EU and international students)
  • Outstanding academic achievement scholarships
  • Sports scholarships
  • Hardship bursaries and other funding options
  • International student specific scholarships, including: Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa; USA scholarships and loans; and Santander International postgraduate scholarships

Whilst some of our scholarships are offered automatically based on your course application, some scholarships and bursaries do require a separate application and have limited availability and application deadlines.

For more details visit: www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/sbe/pg/fees-funding

 

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesGBP 9000 per yearInternational course feesGBP 17000 per year

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second class honours degree (2:1) in either business, management or a cognate social science (sociology, psychology, economics), or a degree in another subject with a substantial business or social science component, from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University.

Applications from those with a lower second class degree or from a different disciplinary background may be considered if the applicant has relevant work experience.

IELTS: overall 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component

The School will accept lower IELTS scores if you undertake the University's pre-sessional English course.

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