MSc Business with Human Resources

Can be taken anytime (2 years)
Course Type
Professional Training Course
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Course Fee

Course Overview

Our MSc Business with Human Resources has modules covering leadership, economics, human resource management and much more and will prepare you for a senior role in almost any public, private, or non-profit making organisation. You’ll use cutting-edge practices and theories to reflect on your own business experience, while also developing transferable skills and cross-functional abilities.

The business knowledge you will develop will allow you to apply relevant quantitative and qualitative research methods to tasks, synthesise and utilise management tools in the creation of business projects and decision-making, critically select effective information collection methods, competently apply appropriate analytical tools and much more.

The additional human resource skills that you will also gain on this combined course will allow you to examine the management and motivation of the human resource through approaches to cultures of continuous development and improvement amongst diverse employees and performance management and reward.

The course also gives you the chance to undertake independent research and create a 40-credit Business and Management Research Report.

Career options after graduation

We are dedicated to improving employability amongst our graduates. Our online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.

This MSc Business with Human Resources will demonstrate to future employers that you possess the business-specific skills required to progress in either a private, public or non-profit making organisation. The additional human resources knowledge that you will acquire will also allow you to diversify and work across a wider range of industries and roles.


MSc Business with Human Resources

Course content

The wide range of business and human resource abilities that you’ll develop will be complemented by the transferable skills that you will also build upon throughout the course. These include, but are not limited to, critical-thinking skills, decision-making skills, research, analysis, evidence evaluation, communication and information collection skills.

About Course Provider

Who we are

Our mission is to make education accessible to everyone, everywhere, by delivering quality online undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. All of our courses are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning (Essex) Limited, an experienced online learning provider and part of Kaplan, Inc., the UK’s leading global provider of diverse education and training.

Our courses

All of our courses are 100% online and part-time. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in topics such as business, law, psychology, criminology, health and our ever-popular MBA.

Our programmes are developed by industry leaders and subject experts and all module content is tailored specifically to promote maximum engagement while learning online. University of Essex Online students will benefit from receiving all the support students normally receive on campus, plus the invaluable benefit of flexibility. Our recorded lectures, access to eBooks (included in the price of your fees) and online class discussion forums mean that you can fit your study around your work, family and other commitments.

Support we offer

All of our students have a dedicated Student Support Adviser who acts as a first point of contact, and mentor. Students also receive regular and prompt academic feedback from their tutors. We have consistently received outstanding overall student satisfaction ratings from the independent National Student Survey, scoring an average of 92% across all five years.

Fees and funding

Our fees are the same for all students and in order to make it more affordable, we offer simple monthly payment plans to spread the cost of your studies. Alternatively, our students can benefit from 10% discount if they pay the full course fee up-front.

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