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Human Resource Management and Employment Relations - MSc (Full-Time, 2019 Entry)

Join us for a thorough understanding of human resource management and employment relations, exploring contemporary issues in a global context. Our course includes full Chartered Institute for Personnel & Development (CIPD) accreditation, offering you the chance to gain a Level 7 (Advanced Certificate) CIPD qualification while you study.

This course is undergoing a review for 2019 intake. Please refer to our website for more details.

Related Degrees:

This course is currently undergoing changes ahead of 2019 entry, please check back for confirmed modules in September.

In the meantime, if you would like an overview of the course content, please visit this page.


Alongside lectures, seminars, group exercises, case studies and projects, you will have the opportunity to participate in some of the most innovative learning experiences available and you will be taught by some world-leading academics during your studies.

Please note that this course is currently going through a review and there may be changes to the module structure for 2019 entry. Please check the website regularly for the most up to date details.

Contact Hours:

Contact hours are typically between 27 and 30 hours and delivery of modules varies – some are taught over 9-10 weeks, others are delivered in an intensive 5-day block.


You will be assessed by a mix of exams, essays, presentations and group work.

Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations including:

  • Visa
  • South Central Ambulance
  • Adidas
  • E.ON

They have progressed into roles such as:

  • HR Manager
  • HR Advisor
  • HR Retail Manager
  • Learning and Development Specialist

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Essential information

Course Code



Full-time: 1 year

(September 2019 - September 2020)

Entry Requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent). We welcome applicants from all academic fields.

English Language Requirements

Band B

IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.

Department of Study

Warwick Business School

Location of Study

University of Warwick

Course Fees

See Student Finance


We have over £2million of WBS Scholarships available to the strongest candidates to our Master’s courses. You will automatically be considered for a WBS Scholarship upon submitting your course application. For details of scholarships please visit our website.

Additional Course Costs

No additional course costs.

Find out more about fees and funding on the University website.


How to Apply

Department website

Get a PG Prospectus


This information is applicable for 2019 entry.