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University of Gloucestershire: Human Resource Management

Institution University of Gloucestershire
Department Gloucestershire Business School
Telephone 03330 141414
Study type Taught


Deepen your understanding of human resource management and network alongside professionals with a rich mix of experiences. Directly aligned to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s (CIPD) knowledge requirements, the MSc and PGDip in Human Resource Management offers you the opportunity to build your network. You’ll be studying as part of a community of students with a rich mix of professional experiences which will enhance your awareness.

The programmes are designed to develop your strategic thinking skills as you deepen your understanding of how human resource management creates competitive advantage for organisations.

Study for a Master’s

By studying full-time, including day and evening attendance subject to timetabling, you will gain the knowledge requirements for Full Membership of the CIPD. You’ll study alongside part-time students who are also practitioners – this creates a rich learning community where professional experiences can be shared and discussed. The course places a strong emphasis on active learning and business application to complement theory.

You’ll have the opportunity to attend an employment tribunal or other HR related events; you will also be required to attend on-campus CIPD events to enhance your knowledge and expand your professional network.

Study for a Postgraduate Diploma

The PGDip is designed to accommodate students who wish to combined work and study. Studying alongside full-time students, one afternoon into evening per week, you’ll learn in a community of like-minded professionals. Excellent learning support and access to the university’s library resources will complement your studies.

We use innovative approaches to classroom learning, including case studies and problem-based learning, alongside prestigious senior CIPD guest speakers. You’ll enhance your professional network through our close links with the CIPD.

For more information and to apply for the Human Resource Management course, please visit the course page at


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