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Human Resource Management

This programme allows graduates to apply for advanced level membership of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, CIPD, and will aid them as their career progresses to strategic roles in organisations.

The programme is designed to expose students to current issues in the Human Resource Management domain at a strategic level. This Masters programme has been designed in consultation with industry to respond to changes that have taken place in the HR area. It is aimed at professionals in the Human Resource discipline who wish to further their career and enhance their skillset.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
Applications are assessed on a first come first served basis.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Human Resource Management (Level 8) at grade H2.2 or higher. Graduates of cognate Honours programmes who have attained HR experience may also be eligible. The programme is offered on a modular basis and requires learners to attain 90 credits.


2 Years Part-Time (4 Semesters, September to May). Which days: Mondays & Wednesdays (evenings) with occasional Saturdays

No. of weeks per semester: 15
No. of timetable hours week: 20

2 taught semesters plus dissertation completion
18 hours per week

Number of credits


Further enquiries

Dr. Deirdre O’Donovan Department of Organisation and Professional Development
T: +353 21 433 5907

Subjects taught

All modules are worth 5 credits (ECTS) unless otherwise noted.

Semester 1
• International Corporate Strategy
• Professional Employment Law
• HRM in Context
• Coaching and Mentoring (4 Saturdays)

Semester 2
• Applied Corporate Strategy
• Employee Engagement
• Leading, Managing & Developing People
• Training, Talent & Knowledge Management

Semester 3
• Research Methods
• Reward & Incentive Management
• Performance Management
• Sourcing & Testing

Semester 4
• Research Dissertation (30 ECTS)


Location: CIT Bishopstown Campus.

Application date

Closing date: 1st September 2017

Course fee

EU Applicants Full Time: €5,500
EU Applicants Part Time fee: €5,900
Non-EU Applicants: €12,000

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