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2017/18 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MA Human Resource Management (Part-Time)

Programme code:MA-BS/HRM-PTUCAS code:
Duration:24 Months Method of Attendance: Part Time
Programme manager:Prof Jane Holgate Contact address:J.Holgate@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

- A good quality bachelors degree usually in the social sciences or equivalent qualification and relevant experience.
- Applications with a good quality degree from a non social science background will also be considered.
- Applicants whose first language is not English will need to attain an IELTS overall test score of 7.0 with no less than 7.0 in writing and speaking and 6.5 in listening and reading, or equivalent (e.g. TOEFL).

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Leeds University Business School

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Leeds University Business School Examination Board

Programme specification:

Our graduates will:

1. Understand the main principles and developments in Human Resource Management in different employment situations.

2. Be equipped to understand the diverse range of influences on people management in a global business environment

3. Have an understanding of the role and impact of HR policies at an organisational level and of their consequences for different stakeholders.

4. Have an advanced understanding of the range of methods and analytical techniques available to HRM researchers and practitioners and the intellectual, ethical and research skills to apply these techniques to address applied research issues

5. Display interpersonal, analytical and people management skills commensurate with a role as an HR professional


Year 1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LUBS5307MHuman Resource Management Research Methods and Practice15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LUBS5330MHuman Resource Management30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:

Students are required to study 30 credits from the following optional modules;

LUBS5315MOccupational Psychology30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LUBS5320MTraining and Development30 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5325MEmployment Law30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LUBS5334MEmployment Relations30 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5337MGlobal Perspectives on HRM and Employment Relations30 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5339MInternational Employment Policy and Labour Mobility30 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5360MGender and Equality at Work in Comparative Perspective30 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5365MDiversity Management30 creditsSemester 2


Year 2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LUBS5376MHuman Resource Management Dissertation45 credits1 Feb to 30 Sep

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 60 credits from the following optional modules:

LUBS5315MOccupational Psychology30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LUBS5320MTraining and Development30 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5325MEmployment Law30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LUBS5334MEmployment Relations30 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5337MGlobal Perspectives on HRM and Employment Relations30 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5339MInternational Employment Policy and Labour Mobility30 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5342MPeople Analytics: Strategy and Practice30 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5360MGender and Equality at Work in Comparative Perspective30 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5365MDiversity Management30 creditsSemester 2

Candidates are eligible for the award if they average 50 across all 180 credits and pass 150 credits including the compulsory to pass modules and dissertation.

Last updated: 10/04/2017

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