Edinburgh Napier University MSc Human Resource Management


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Program Description

Human Resources

About the Program

Human Resource Management (HRM) is an essential area of business which sustains the other functional departments of the company. Effective recruitment practices and following best practices when addressing employee benefits and remuneration as per the local law are underpinnings to the success of any business. This Masters in Human Resource Management received a number of commendations of good practice from the CIPD, including the Universityâs responsive and innovative approach to programme delivery.


This MSc Human Resources program will develop valuable core competencies in people management. This course is CIPD accredited and is highly rated among HR professionals. This course is designed to educate you with specialist skills and expertise to be effective in ensuring the human capital of any organization meets its full potential and assure the wellbeing of the employees in the process. The Human Resource management subjects list includes recruitment and selection, training and development, employee relations and performance management.


University: The Times Higher Education places us in the top 5% of world universities. We are number 1 in the UK for nurturing student talent, according to the 2017 Guardian University Guide.

Mode of study: Online

Entry Requirements

  • The entry requirements for this course is normally a Bachelorâs degree at 2:2 or above. The University may also consider lesser qualification if you can demonstrate sufficient work experience in the relevant field and industry.
  • If English is not your first language, you will need to undertake an approved English language test. You can discuss the available options with your personal academic consultant.

Career Path

  • On completion of the MSc Human Resource Management programme, you will be equipped with the latest practices of HR Management and training as well as professional and practical knowledge that is scalable to any industry or company.
  • You should aim to attain the post of an HR manager with the potential of reaching a directorship and/or ownership.


  • Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA)
  • Doctorate in Social Sciences (DSOC)
Last updated May 2019

About the School

Stafford was formed in 1993, in the UAE, with the sole intention of providing distance education assistance to the business professionals in the Middle East to achieve good quality internationally rec ... Read More

Stafford was formed in 1993, in the UAE, with the sole intention of providing distance education assistance to the business professionals in the Middle East to achieve good quality internationally recognised qualifications that would mark them as serious managers and advance their careers.Starting with 7 students in 1993 over a decade later we are involved with an average of 1000 students a year availing distance education. All are serious minded busy managers proving to the world that they mean to succeed.Stafford is entirely focussed on assisting full-time professionals in business with quality distance learning to accelerate their careers through independent study.Stafford works throughout the Middle East and Levant region offering distance learning Executive MBA’s, Doctorates, BA’s, diplomas and more.We pride ourselves on our commitment to the academic and business success of our students, our excellent relationships with our UK universities, our integrity and the high quality of our academic and administrative support staff. Read less
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