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University of Sunderland

100% online MSc Management with Human Resources

A life-changing online Masters in management with HR from the global University

Apply By 16 June 2020
To Start 30 June 2020
  • 180 Credits
  • 2 Years Part-Time
  • £7,800 Total Fees
  • 'World-leading' Research in Business

Why Sunderland?

  1. 100% online MSc within 24 months
  2. 5 star teaching rating (QS 2019)
  3. 'World-leading' research in Business*
  4. £7,800 total fees, option to pay £650 per module
  5. Top 10 in UK for student support** - as voted for by students
  6. Ranked 9th in UK for international**
*Latest Research Excellence Framework
**WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019

An online management with HR Masters with student success at its core

The online MSc Management with HR has been created specifically to give busy working professionals the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge and attain the qualification that they need to unlock career progression whilst still in their current role.

The course’s flexible learning model delivers academic content on demand, meaning that you can study for your Masters degree from anywhere in the world, on mobile or desktop, and can fit your studies around your work and family life. Crucially, this enables you to continue to earn and advance in your career whilst you study.

Students of the online MSc Management with HR course benefit from the University’s ‘world-leading’ research in Business, as rated in the latest Research Excellence Framework. Add to this the University’s cutting edge student support capabilities, with a dedicated student success coordinator allocated to every single student to give you the support you need from enrolment all the way through to graduation.

Our unrelenting focus on enabling student success was recognised in 2019 when our students voted us the 9th best University in the UK for student support (WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019).

What you will study

This MSc Management with HR course helps you to develop your leadership and management skills, examining how professionals can become effective managers and leaders in the modern world of work.

With a specific focus on the organisational and people aspects of business and management, you will gain a deep understanding of international human resource management, organisational development, resourcing and talent management. You will also gain a deep understanding of core business disciplines, enabling you to put theory and contemporary thinking into practice. You will learn how managers are agents of change, innovators and social and business entrepreneurs, and how they are critical, challenging, independent and creative thinkers.

You will be introduced to topics such as effective decision making and operations management as well as entrepreneurship and the process of starting a new business.

Key knowledge and skills taught on this course:

  • Broad-based and thorough understanding of key business disciplines
  • Specialist knowledge of human resource management
  • Robust understanding of organisational development
  • Talent management and resourcing capability
  • Effective leadership, management, and decision making
  • Fundamentals of entrepreneurship
  • Strategic management

Online learning excellence from a truly global University

There are nearly 6,000 international students at the University of Sunderland, 37% of the entire student number, and 1,500 students of 143 different nationalities are currently studying via distance learning across the globe. The University is proud to have been voted into the top 10 in the UK for international and in the top 20 for UK University of the Year (WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019) – as voted for by students.

The University of Sunderland’s wealth of experience, leading edge technology and expertise in delivering outstanding online learning experiences to an audience of global students is key to what sets the online MSc Management with HR apart.

Admission requirements

Applicants must be of age 19 and above and should have or be about to complete:
  • At least a UK 2.2 undergraduate degree or a UK Masters degree (or international equivalent)
or
  • A third-class Honours degree or an ​Ordinary degree (without Honours) or UK equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of 2 years appropriate work experience
  • The work experience must be at a graduate level, in either a managerial or professional capacity which may include voluntary work, placements, internships, project management etc
or
  • Applicants who do not hold a recognised degree will be asked to provide evidence which demonstrates 3-5 years relevant organisational experience

Fees

Total course fees
£7,800
Per 15-credit module fee
£650

(test) If you are based in the UK or the EU, you may be eligible for a government-backed postgraduate loan to cover the full costs of the course.

In addition, if you have successfully completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Sunderland, you are eligible for a 10% tuition fees reduction.

You pay tuition fees for each module taken, either module-by-module or in full at the start of your course.

If you pay module-by-module, you will pay in instalments of £650.

Modules