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Master of Science in Human Resource Management

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The Master of Science in Human Resource Management is designed to prepare learners for a career in Human Resource Management in private and public sector. Given the increasing role of technological advancements in society and workplace, human resource management is emerging as a multidisciplinary field with a breadth and depth of content that encompasses various areas of expertise such as: employment law, diversity and inclusion, people analytics and organisational behaviour that play a central role in shaping the strategy and leading digital transformation within organisations. Semester one (FT) lays the groundwork for the programme and encompasses modules that focus on providing a solid and comprehensive understanding of the relevant concepts of Human Capital and Organisational Behaviour, a proficiency in the legal aspects of HR as well as Equality, Diversity and Inclusion while also offering HR analytical (HR Analytics) knowledge. Semester two (FT) builds on this by covering content in which the knowledge, understanding and skills acquired in the first semester are developed and applied. Semester two modules offer applied skills in topics such as and Reinventing Performance Management, Dynamic Leadership Development, Applied Strategic Management and Contemporary issues in Human Resource Management which focus on the human-centred capabilities and behaviours that are necessary to achieve positive business outcomes in HR profession. Semester two also comprises a Research Methods module, which focuses on research and development skills which will inform the learners’ Dissertation/Applied Research Project in Semester three (FT). The Masters is a 1-year full-time, 2-year part-time programme with five 5 ECTS and four 10 ECTS taught modules, and a 25 ECTS Applied Research Project. A Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Human Resource Management (60ECTS) and a Certificate in Human Resource Management programmes (30ECTS) are available as exit awards from the Master of Science in Human Resource Management programme.

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Dublin Business School Exams Office, 13/14 Aungier Street,, Dublin 2 , D02 WC04. 01 417 7500