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Starting 17 May 2021
Application Deadline 26 April 2021
Starting 17 May 2021

Application Deadline 26 April 2021

Offering HR professionals the knowledge and practical skills to effectively manage contemporary HR issues and challenges

Delivered by one of the largest and highly qualified HRM departments in the UK with a reputation for producing highly rated graduates with exceptional employability

Delivered by distance learning over 23 months


We can customise it to meet your specific training requirements. Contact James Cullen or call +44 (0) 78 1857 3276

MA in Human Resource Management

Core Modules


  • Developing Skills for Business Leadership (15 credits) 
  • Employee Resourcing (15 credits) 
  • Leading, Managing and Developing People (15 credits) 
  • Human Resource Management in Context (15 credits)


  • Research Methods and Investigating a Business Issue from an HR Perspective (30 credits) 
  • Human Resource Management in a Legal Context (15 credits) 
  • Employment Relations (15 credits) 


  • Dissertation (MA students only) (60 credits)

Course Timetable

The course starts in May:

  • The Postgraduate Certificate is studied for 12 months
  • The Postgraduate Diploma is studies for 20 months
  • The MA is studied for 23 months.

How you'll learn

  • The course commences with an online induction and is then taught entirely online via recorded lectures, webinars, chatrooms, discussion boards, work based projects and written materials.
  • There is one assignment per module and two exams where you will need to attend the DMU campus. 
  • The course is designed to be part-time where you can study each module in your own time via the online platforms, reading materials and work-based projects.

CIPD Accreditation

On completion of the Postgraduate Diploma you will have gained the underpinning knowledge to enable you to work towards the Chartered CIPD memberships (MCIPD/ FCIPD) of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the UK’s leading professional body for all HR practitioners. Successful completion of the PG Diploma leads automatically to Associate Membership of the CIPD.

When you are accepted onto the programme, DMU will register you as a Member of the CIPD (Please note that it will take around 8-12 weeks for this to be processed) 

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Why take an Informa Connect course?

  • Accessible – 24/7 availability from wherever you have an internet connection
  • Flexible – take control of where, when, how and the rate at which you study
  • Professional – industry leading course directors and tutors
  • Quality – study the same course used by corporations for internal training
  • Network – with tutors and like-minded professionals from around the world. Use our online tutorial forum to ask questions and share knowledge
  • Save money – no additional travel or accommodation costs