More and more organisations recognise that finding (and keeping) the best talent, and getting the most out of them, is critical to their future success. This MBA course will prepare you for a career in HR leadership – helping a wide range of organisations to grow and prosper.
Study for this MBA and you could build a successful strategic management career, developing people in the complex and fast-changing world of the contemporary workplace. You’ll graduate with a solid understanding of how and why people function at work, and of the relevant legal frameworks governing human resource management. You’ll also deepen your understanding of how to find, develop and engage the most appropriate talent for any organisation.
You’ll study at our exciting London campus – either full-time for 1 year or part-time for 2 years. Upon successful completion, you’ll be awarded the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Advanced Diploma in HRM, subject to registering as a CIPD Member (membership fees apply).
In addition to gaining academic skills and knowledge, MBA students have the opportunity to undertake a professional development programme designed to develop career plans, improve professional skills, and increase employability.
Why Coventry University London?
We believe that there is no better place to learn about business than to study in the heart of one of the most successful business and financial centres in the world. Launched in 2010 and located in the City of London, we are minutes away from the Bank of England and the London Stock Exchange, and are surrounded by several blue chip companies.
This superb MBA course is closely connected to the world of employment, offering work experience opportunities as well as the chance to mix with a range of employers through guest lectures and networking. Your understanding of other cultures and work contexts will be deepened thanks to trips overseas, as well as being part of a student cohort from all over the world.
You’ll be taught by academics who are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and who have extensive experience working in industry. They will work hard to connect you with opportunities for work experience and other chances to mix with employers, including participation in UK and international field trips – which in the past have included Switzerland, France and Japan.
Your studies will take a globalised approach, preparing you to work across cultures and potentially anywhere in the world. You’ll learn to track and respond to significant and far-reaching economic, social, technological and geo-political changes affecting the contemporary workplace – changes which demand different patterns of thinking and behaviour from those who wish to manage and lead.
Students emerge from our MBA International Human Resource Management with skills which are in high demand from employers in private, public and third-sector organisations around the world.
You’ll complete the course with well-developed powers of analysis, clear perspectives on strategy and strategic thinking, and highly effective communication and research skills. Importantly, you’ll also have a deep understanding of international and globalised perspectives on HR, equipping you to work, or to advise, across different cultures, faiths and countries.
In summary, the course will prepare you well to launch or develop a successful career in senior HR management. However, if you would prefer to start your own business, start-up advice and support is available to you during the programme.
Where our graduates work
Our graduates can expect to have the choice of a number of management and leadership careers in HR, whether in-house with an organisation or working at an agency or consultancy.
There are many generalist HR roles, or you could specialise in recruitment, employee relations, reward systems, employee engagement, or learning and development. For example, you might go on to work as a HR business partner, a HR data analyst, a researcher, or a benefits advisor/analyst. You could also work for a search and selection consultancy, advising organisations and identifying the talent they need to meet their business goals.
Alternatively, you might choose to go on to further study; some of our graduates have taken up PhDs in the UK or internationally.
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