8 benefits of studying a Human Resource Management Master’s at Bradford

Human resources (HR) is the study of organisations and the people who work within them, and it’s never been so important.

In the midst of the global pandemic, businesses need skilled HR specialists to help them implement policies, practices and procedures that will enable them to thrive both during and beyond this challenging period. This makes human resources an incredibly exciting area to work within.

Not convinced? Here are eight of the biggest benefits of studying a Human Resource Management Master’s at the University of Bradford.

Open to all graduates

It takes a diverse mix of people to make an organisation work. As such, our Human Resource Management MSc is open to students with an undergraduate degree (minimum 2:2) in any subject. The course will provide the perfect opportunity for you to learn something new and put your existing skills to good use.

Diverse expertise

Our Master’s course will give you a thorough overview of core areas of HR such as leadership, organisational performance and employment law. This means you’ll graduate with a wide range of expertise and the freedom to specialise in a range of areas.

World-leading Management School

The Human Resource Management Master’s is run within our Triple Accredited Management School – an accolade only a handful of universities can boast. This means our teaching and research are closely aligned with current and prominent corporate issues, and your learning will be industry relevant and workplace transferrable.

CIPD Accreditation

The Human Resource Management MSc is accredited by the CIPD, the professional body for HR, so you’ll graduate with both a postgraduate degree and a level 7 CIPD qualification, which will help you stand out in the job market. You’ll also benefit from associate level CIPD membership and the University will cover the costs of joining and your first year of membership.

Career prospects

The wide ranging remit of human resources will leave you with plenty of options once you graduate. You’ll be equipped to take on HR roles in a range of organisations, as well as specialise in a particular area of HR such as diversity and inclusion or employee relations. The skills gained on a HR Master’s degree will also set you up for a range of roles outside of HR such as management consultant, life coach and recruitment consultant.

Solve real problems

As a Human Resource Management student, you’ll be focused on making people and organisations work more effectively. Whether it’s analysing real-life case studies, taking part in practical group projects or heading into the field on industry placements, you’ll be making your mark on the world throughout your time here at Bradford.

Scholarship opportunities

There are two scholarships available for students on the course, which will significantly cut down the cost of studying. If you’re an existing Bradford student, you could be eligible for the Emerald scholarship, alternatively, you might be eligible for the MSc Human Resource Management scholarship.

Career support

From business visits to visiting guest speakers to attending the CIPD Annual Conference, you’ll benefit from ample opportunities to develop your skills and build a strong business network. You’ll also have access to our dedicated Career and Employability service, which runs a range of specialist postgraduate events to support you in achieving your career goals.

With a Master’s in Human Resource Management under your belt, you’ll be a valuable asset to organisations across all industries and benefit from a range of exciting career opportunities.

And where better to study than the University of Bradford? Here, you’ll be able put theory into practice on a regular basis, and so, graduate with the academic credentials and practical experience needed to secure a great job role.

Sounds good? Take a look at the official course page to find out more.

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