Human Resource Management and Training MSc, by distance learning

University Of Leicester, United Kingdom


Next enrollment cycle

October 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 6,997

Course Accredited By


  • 2 Years
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
This degree provides an insight into human resource management and training within the context of organisations at a national and international level. You will study the way in which employee and organisational development are closely related to HR topics such as recruitment, performance appraisal, teamwork and motivation.
  • The MSc in Human Resource Management and Training will equip you with the professional knowledge and skills to engage critically with theories and practices around training and learning in the workplace and the role of the human resources practitioner. You will develop a critical understanding of the issues and problems associated with implementing practices aimed at enhancing employee performance and organisational competitiveness. You will also develop your practical transferable skills which are invaluable in the workplace, such as oral and written presentations, problem solving, team-working, self-appraisal, and independence in the planning and management of your learning.
  • The course has been designed to meet your needs if you are either a newly-qualified graduate or an experienced professional looking to enhance your career prospects.
  • We have over 30 years experience of offering distance learning education that gives you the flexibility to fit your study around existing commitments and enhance your career prospects without having to leave employment.

Enrollment Cycles

  • October 2021
  • February 2022
  • June 2022

Entry requirements

  • A first- or second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • An approved professional qualification coupled with three years or more suitable professional experience
  • If you do not hold a relevant qualification but have three or more years of substantial work experience in human resources, management, training or employee relations then you can be considered for the course based on providing a copy of your CV and a personal statement of 500-1,000 words detailing your suitability and relevant work experience.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.

Core modules

  • Employee Development and Workplace Learning
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Research Methods
  • Plus your Dissertation

Option modules

Choose one option module from:

  • Changing Nature of Skills, Production, Performance and Competitiveness
  • Implementing Improvements in Organisational Performance
  • The Global Context of Human Resource Development and Human Resource Management
  • UK and EU Students 
  • This is the total fee.
  • You will pay this fee wherever in the world you live. 
  • Starting in October 2021, February 2022 or June 2022 
  • MSc: £10,140 Find out more about how to pay and scholarships and funding. 
  • Did you know you can apply for a Government Postgraduate Loan? 
  • Find out if you're eligible.

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