Human Resource Management MSc – funding options available

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Human Resource Management MSc

Set yourself up for a fulfilling career in human resource management or employee relations on this comprehensive, professionally accredited master’s run by Loughborough’s HR experts.

Organisations need well skilled HR practitioners to help them manage and look after their people in a way that supports transformation and growth – but also places responsibility and equality front and centre of work and people’s working lives.

Join this MSc to develop your skills to a strategic level, learning about everything from psychology and work design, to employment law, and learning and development.

Learn in the context of real-world issues

Working with Loughborough’s experienced practitioners and researchers, you’ll build sought-after expertise – as you explore pressing contemporary issues from trade unions and strikes, to the gender pay gap.

The degree has a strong ethical thread running through it and is very international in flavour, both in terms of the topics covered, and the students on the programme.

Accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) adds extra weight to your skills. There’ll also be plenty of networking opportunities with business leaders and HR professionals – and you’ll be supported to develop in areas like critical thinking and analysis, presentations and problem solving, as well.

Scholarships and bursaries

There are scholarships and bursaries available to help with funding your study, please visit website to find out more.


Most large and medium-sized organisations employ HR and personnel specialists, and this master’s will put you in a strong position for securing these roles.

As you develop the skills and knowledge essential for building a successful career in this field, you’ll be well equipped to bring your expertise to both specialist HR and more general management roles in private and public sector organisations.

While studying with us, you’ll be encouraged to become a student member of the CIPD, which means the chance to attend local branch meetings and national events, both of which offer excellent opportunities for networking and meeting potential employers.

Graduates of this degree have taken their skills into wide-ranging roles including:

  • HR Advisor
  • HR Consultant
  • HR Reward Partner
  • HR Specialist
  • Strategic Planning Manager
  • HR Business Partner
  • Recruitment Team Leader

Some of the employers they’re now working with include:

  • Amazon
  • Ernst & Young
  • KPMG
  • Primark
  • Loughborough University
  • Petronas
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Sina Corporation, China
  • Spa Resources Company Ltd, Hong Kong


  • Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2018-2021 graduates, 15 months post-graduation
  • Alumni connections within the School

For more details including how to apply, please click here

Entry Requirements

A good honours degree in either business, management or a cognate social science (sociology, psychology, economics), or a degree in another subject with a substantial business or social science component.

Who is eligible to apply?

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