Human Resource Management
The programme is designed to help you to develop a thorough knowledge and applied competence in the fundamentals of employment relations and human resource management (HRM). As a student on the programme, you may join the CIPD, the professional body for HR practitioners; on completion of the MSc, you can apply for a CIPD Associate Membership. Examples of modules include: Learning and Development; Reward Management; International HRM; Employee Relations and Law; Global Business; and Human Resources in Context.
Example of modules include Learning and Development; Reward Management; International HRM; Employee Relations and Law; Global Business; and Human Resources in Context.
Minimum Entry Requirements
A H2.1 undergraduate honours degree in business or a related discipline (NFQ Level 8), or international equivalent, is normally required. However, candidates with a H2.2 honours degree and who have a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience will also be considered. Students whose first language is not English are required to demonstrate their English language proficiency by successfully completing and passing an English language test, e.g., IELTS (score of 6.5) or equivalent.
WHEN TO APPLY: University of
Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
1 year full-time.
Post Course Info
Our students are employed nationally and internationally in HR by companies such as Alkermes, Beckman Coulter, Boston Scientific, Comfort Keepers, CPL Recruitment, Dunnes Stores, Forest Laboratories, Google, the Health Services Executive, Kerry Group, IBEC, Intel, The Irish Times, Matrix Recruitment and Medtronic. A number of graduates have continued their education to PhD level.