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MSc Management (Human Resources)

University of Brighton

Masters Degree , Business

Course Description

According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the professional body for human resources managers, people are the biggest asset in the majority of organisations. ?Knowledge, skills and abilities have to be deployed and used to the maximum effect if the organisation is to create value? (CIPD 2008). These concerns are not limited to specialists. Senior and front line managers have key responsibilities for managing human resources including the design and specification of jobs, appointing, promoting, rewarding and motivating staff, working within the legal framework for managing human resources, and providing appropriate leadership and management for people in organisations. To prepare managers for these responsibilities, this course has been designed to combine the study of the major functions of management with an emphasis on managing human resources. ? This masters has been designed to combine the study of the major functions of management with a particular focus on human resource management ? The course is international where learning comes from exposure to a variety of national perspectives on managing people. ? You will partake in an organised group international study visit to another European country the cost of which is included in the course fees. ? There will be workshops to develop your management and consultancy skills, business research skills, and career skills to increase your employability. ? We provide specialised management development tools for evaluating your strengths and development needs. ? You will be learning in a supportive group of students from a mix of different countries and cultures. Who is the course for? This course is designed for individuals from a variety of cultures and first degree subjects, who wish to enter a career in management and who are particularly interested in managing people. It is also for those who wish to prepare for further study towards a doctorate. Career Opportunities ? This masters degree will lead you to a wide range of careers in human resource management, senior management and international management, and consultancy. It is also valuable for students who are interested in managing their own business, or pursuing careers such as lecturers or researchers. ? During the course you will have opportunities to meet company recruiters and to complete a plan for your future career. ? To help you find a job, you will be offered training in how to improve your cv and how to be successful in job interviews. ? You will have support from the placements office to find practical work experience during the course. ? This masters enhances your chances of being short-listed for jobs, and of promotion once in employment. ? If you are interested in pursuing a career in research, the research skills training and experience may be used to develop a proposal for a subsequent research degree or for published papers. Course Overview This course forms part of a suite of management masters which all have common core and specialist pathways. All courses within this suite of management masters develop knowledge of the major management functions, and transferable skills of management such as consultancy and cross cultural negotiation. They include an international study trip to explore management in another country. They also include careers workshops to provide training on improving the presentation of your cv and interview skills, and there are opportunities to meet recruiters and managers. Work experience may be included as a part of these courses. All courses within the management masters suite use a variety of assessment types. Most work is assessed by individual written reports there are some open-book examinations, group project reports and oral presentations.

According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the professional body for human resources managers, people are the biggest asset in the majority of organisations. ?Knowledge, skills and abilities have to be deployed and used to the maximum effect if the organisation is to create value? (CIPD 2008). These concerns are not limited to specialists. Senior and front line...

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Entry Requirements

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The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer for this course for students planning to start their course in 2014, and should be used as a general guide. We operate a flexible admissions policy - this means that different applicants may be madeguage InItemalue+oSn++???A????#?...

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