NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

Human Resource Management J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics College of Business, Public Policy and Law

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: MSc DURATION: 1 year, full-time NUMBER OF PLACES: 30 COURSE INSTANCE(S): 1MHR1 FEES AND FUNDING: Fees information and funding opportunities: pages 286 and 288. WHEN TO APPLY: NUI 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. See page 284 for full details of when and how to apply.

Your Course This programme, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), is designed to help you to develop a thorough knowledge and applied competence in the fundamentals of human resource management and employment relations. You will examine the nature of work and explore human resource policy and practice in national and multinational organisations. You will develop the knowledge and skills that you need to work as a human resource (HR) professional for organisations operating in the global market-place. 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. Example of modules include: Learning and Development; Reward Management; International HRM; Employee Relations and Law; Global Business; and Human Resources in Context. Career Opportunities 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. Minimum Entry Requirements Normally a H2.1 grade business or related degree, or a H2.1 in the Higher Diploma in Business Studies, is required (or equivalent international qualification). IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if applicable. Experience is also considered. A personal statement must be included with all applications. In addition, an interview may form part of the selection process for the programme. FIND OUT MORE AT: human-resource-management.html “The MSc HRM provided so many opportunities for career development, through CIPD networking events, team work and panel presentations, which really stood to me in my HR career so far. I would recommend this course to anyone who is considering a career in HR because you develop professionally and personally, and that is thanks to the amazing lecturers. The staff are so committed and passionate about this course, they care.” Megan McDermott, Talent Acquisition Intern at Creganna Medical

CONTACT Dr Deirdre Curran T: +353 91 492 521 E:

3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. Accredited: This is one of a small number of Irish programmes accredited by the CIPD. 2. Opportunity to complete a six-month internship and gain valuable experience. 3. High-profile and research- active academic staff.

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