Human Resource Management and Development (International Development) by Distance Learning MSc
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 33 Months. [Part-Time - Distance learning]
- Entry requirements
Applicants will normally be expected to hold a Bachelors degree with a Second Class Honours, Upper Division or equivalent. The programme has been designed to accommodate participants from a broad range of backgrounds and relevant professional experience will be taken into consideration as a qualification for entry to the programme. Applicants who do not fulfil all the entry requirements for the Masters degree may be registered as Postgraduate Diploma or Certificate students. Such students whose performance has met the standard required at Master's level at the end of the fourth module proceed to the remaining modules and dissertation. Students whose performance has met only the standard required at Diploma level proceed to the remaining modules. On satisfactory completion of all the modules they are awarded the Postgraduate Diploma.
- How to apply
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This programme makes available core elements of IDPM's existing Master's programmes in Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development , enabling participants to obtain a Master's degree by distance learning without leaving home or interrupting their careers.
It is a practical and critical introduction to the philosophy, values, policies and practices of HRM/D in an International context. The next intake for the distance learning programme is January 2014.
- Equity & Merit Scholarships are available for Nationals of Bangladesh, Rwanda and Uganda to study on the distance learning programme(Open for applications September 2013), further eligibility details are available at the following link.
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2013, the tuition fees are as follows:
- MSc (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students: £530 per 15 credits £2,260 dissertation
International students: £1,025 per 15 credits £4,100 dissertation
- PGDip (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): 530 per 15 credits
International students: £1,025 per 15 credits
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees. Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Scholarships/sponsorships: Many students on our distance learning programmes are funded by their employer or national governments. Further information about funding sources, including details of internal scholarships and Equity & Merit scholarships (for Bangladeshi, Rwandan and Ugandan applicants - Open for applications September 2013) can be found by following this link.
- Academic department
- School of Environment, Education and Development
- Contact name
- Michael Ruppli
- +44(0)161 275 3463
Academic department overview
See: The School.