This top-up course is aimed at those who hold the postgraduate diploma in Human Resource Management and wish to further progress to a professional level. It is accredited by the CIPD and will help you to achieve your career goals. Our business school holds devolved status from the CIPD and was given after ten years of student performance above the national average in all areas.
You will undertake an independent research project of your choice, supported by an academic supervisor, who will enable you to complete this worthwhile Masters in Human Resource Management (top up). If you are not already a member of the CIPD the successful completion of this course enables you to apply for Chartered Membership Status.
The course will assist you to make a strategic contribution to any organisation; it will also advance your career allowing you to successfully compete for higher level posts within the field of HR.
Business Analysis Project
You will undertake a significant independent business analysis project which will be supported by a supervisor
(Indicative timetable correct as of August 2016).
The Business School currently holds devolved status from the CIPD and this course is accredited by this professional body.
Completion of the course enables students to apply for professional membership of the CIPD.
The CIPD is world renowned for developing the standards for the HR profession, and for anyone wishing to pursue or further their career within the field of HR it is essential that a CIPD postgraduate qualification is obtained, giving membership to the professional body.
Most organisations who recruit HR professionals require applicants to either hold a CIPD qualification or be studying to achieve one.
International, national and local recruitment to the field of HR is growing and as such competition for employment is high. Our programme is a robust programme that has been highly commended by the CIPD for many years.
The part time MA in HRM has been written against the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) Professional body advanced standards.
Should you wish to contact the Institute at any time the address and telephone number is:
Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development
151 The Broadway
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8612 6200
Fax: +44 (0) 20 8612 6201
The entry requirement for the part time MA HRM (top up) is a postgraduate diploma in Human Resource Management.
These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2016/7. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.
Professional and Career Development Loan: The University is a Professional and Career Development Loans (PCDL) registered Learning Provider, registration number . A PCDL is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.
Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.uk, www.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.
University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount (http://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-loyalty-discount/): If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.
Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (http://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.
If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found at www.wlv.ac.uk/howtopay.