Human Resource Management

University College Cork


Course Name Human Resource Management
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MSCHRM
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
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Duration 1 year Full-time; 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €10,820; €5,475 (Year 1 part-time); €5,475 (Year 2 part-time); (The CIPD subscription fee €190 is included in the student fee.).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €18,700 (This does not inclu...

Entry Requirements

Minimum Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ Level 8, or equivalent) (eg Higher Diploma)

Applicants who do not meet the minimum primary degree requirement will be considered under Recognition of Prior Learnin...


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The programme is delivered twice a week per semester for full-time students and once a week per semester for part-time students. We have a blended approach to teaching with content delivered in-class, online, as well as through...

Course Content

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Our MSc Human Resource Management (HRM) programme is designed to capture the realities of the contemporary Human Resource (HR) profession and seeks to develop the HR careers of our students. The programme is accredited by the Chartere...

Subjects Taught

This programme comprises two parts with a total of 90 credits.

Part I (60 credits)
BU6005 Applied Research Methods (5 credits)
BU6513 Business Case for Analytics (5 credits)
MG6802 HRM in a Global Context (10 credits)
MG6805 Managing ...

Assessment Method We use a variety of approaches to assessment across the programme. While a small number of formal written examinations must be undertaken the broad choice of assessment adopted in the programme is designed to help develop the professional skills needed in an HR career. Assessment includes presentations, role plays and negotiations, organisational analysis, and report compilation, etc.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
The CIPD professional map sets out standards for HR professionals in terms of skill acquisition, knowledge-building, and professional development. This map is at the core of the programme and the content of the modules has been designed specifically with this in mind. The programme equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge to develop a successful career in the HR domain.
Further Enquiries Dr. Ultan Sherman/Dr. Maeve O’Sullivan /
+353 (0)21 4902512

Rachel Cotter
+353 (0)21 490 2570
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