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Master of Science in Human Resources (Top-Up)

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COMMITMENT

6 Months

180 training hours

NEXT INTAKE

26 Apr 2023

9th

CPD HOURS

180 Hours

HR-related training hours

PROGRAMME FEE

$13,484.11

Before GST

Course fee is subject to 7% GST

6 Months Part-Time Programme

The Master of Science in Human Resources (Top-Up) aims to bridge the knowledge practice gap. It is delivered part-time and comprises one 60-credit module spread over 6 months. The programme is well suited to practitioner-learners and mature part-time students.

The Master of Science in Human Resources (Top-Up) is designed by Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with SHRI Academy. It aims to develop in student’s competencies and professional skills that can effectively integrate theory and practice in addressing the needs and challenges facing 21st century organisation. It is delivered on a part time basis and comprises one 60 credit module spread over a 6 month period of study. Rooted in a practice-based learning philosophy, the programme is well suited to practitioner-learners and mature part-time students. As such, it aims to develop students’ capability to bridge the knowledge practice gap and conduct research in human resource management that is connected to real work issues and underpinned by a wide range of business data, research resources and methodologies. Upon completion of the programme, students will produce a 15 000-word practice-based Masters Research report, demonstrating well-honed research skills and professional competence in undertaking applied research that is based on an HR-based topic of significance and that potentially adds value to their host organisation.

Objectives
Objective

Learn and Apply

Improve competencies and professional skills to integrate theory and practice in addressing 21st-century organisational demands and challenges.

Objective

Theory Application to Real-World

Enhance abilities to bridge the gap between theory and practice and to conduct human resource management research based on real-world work scenarios and supported by a diverse array of business data, research resources, and methodologies.

Objective

Research Opportunity

Gain research skills and professional competence on a crucial HR-related topic that adds value to the host organisation.

Objective

Deep Knowledge

Gain a comprehensive understanding of people management developments while expanding your HRM knowledge and skills.

Objective

HR Expertise

Improve HRM and organisational performance through analysis and diagnosis and develop HR skills at the master’s level.

Who Should Attend?

HR Professional and support staff with an acceptable degree and working experience who aspire to enhance their educational level in the Human Resource Management function and understand the practical research work in the business organisation. It is also appropriate for managerial and other professional staff who wish to have deeper understanding of HRM through research and those who are preparing for a consultancy career.

Duration

6

Months

180

Hours

Sessions

The classes will be 7.00 – 10.00pm on weekdays

Course Content

Trimester 1

  • Edinburgh Napier University’s module leader delivers a block of 15 hours of lecture. Local tutor delivers a block of 8 hours of lecture – 4 tutorials of 2 hours.

Trimester 2

  • Contact sessions with Edinburgh Napier University supervisor via email or skype.

Trimester 3

  • Work on Practice-based master’s Research Report

Assessment Methods

Students will be assessed based on 3 components – Research Proposal, Scoping Study and Practice-based Masters Research Report.

Next Intakes

9th

26 Apr 2023

Application Closing

12 Apr 2023

Next intake starts in

149 days

. Apply by

12 Apr 2023

Delivery Mode
Hybrid

Hybrid

IHRP CPD Hours

On completion of the Master of Science in Human Resources programme, learners will earn 180 HR-related Training Hours/ CPD Hours that can be applied towards Application for or Renewal of IHRP certification.

Graduation and Degree

Students who successfully complete and pass all the components stipulated in the course structures will be awarded the Master of Science in Human Resources from Edinburgh Napier University. The programme offers a flexible way for those who have successfully completed a Postgraduate Diploma in HRM (or equivalent) and are keen to “top-up” their existing qualification with a Masters research report within a relatively short time frame of 6 Months while working at the highest academic standards.

Assessment Structure

-Practice-based master’s Research Report
-60 Credits
-Taught Element
-Submissions in week 4 (formative only) , between Week 8 to 12 (20%) and week 17 (30%) with the practice-based master’s Research Report submitted at the end of trimester 2 or 3 depending on necessity.

Additional Support

Student will receive support and guidance from a local SHRI tutor as well as supervision from their Edinburgh Napier university tutor via email and skype.

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Fresh Graduate

Minimum Academic Qualification

SHRI Postgraduate Diploma
OR
Post Graduate Diploma in HRM and HRD
from other PEIs with Bachelors’ Degree OR
Other qualifications which demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at SCQF level 11

Minimum Age
22

Minimum Language

GCE’O’ Level credit pass in English or IELTS 6.0 or TOEFl 80 & above or its equivalent

Mature Professionals

Minimum Academic Qualification

SHRI Postgraduate Diploma OR SHRI Graduate Diploma OR Postgraduate Diploma in HRM
and HRD from other PEIs with Bachelors’s Degree OR other qualifications which demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skill at SCQF level 11

Minimum Working Experience
8 years

Minimum Age
30 years

Minimum Language

GCE’O’ Level credit pass in English or IELTS 6.0 or TOEFl 80 & above or its equivalent

Course Fees

Fee BreakdownAmount
Course Fee$13,314.11
Membership Entrance Fee$120.00
1 Year Membership Subscription Fee$50.00
Total Course Fee Before GST$13,484.11
Total Course Fee Payable After GST$14,428.00

Application Fee – S$107.00 inclusive of GST (non-refundable and non-transferrable, payable upon application)

All fees to be payable in full before course commencement.

Progression waiver is applicable for students who sign up for any other programmes within 12 months from date of graduation.

Please view here for the Miscellaneous Fees.

Instalment PaymentAmount With GST
1st Instalment$7,214.00
2nd Instalment$7,214.00

There is no funding available for this programme however you may finance your fees through 2 instalment payment.

FAQ

Length

  • The Master of Science in Human Resource Management programme is a 6 months programme that covers 180 hours across 3 trimesters.

Fundings available

  • There is no funding available for this programme however you may finance your fees through 2 installment payment.

No. of intakes

  • We offer only one intake per year for this programme.

Any Exemptions

  • Exemption is only applicable to active students who are deferring for future modules and have already passed the module before deferment so they don’t have to retake the same module. Exemptions are not applicable to new applicants.

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • For Fresh Graduates – You must be 22 years old with a SHRI Postgraduate Diploma OR Post Graduate Diploma in HRM and HRD from other PEIs with Bachelors’ Degree OR Other qualifications which demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at SCQF level 11.
  • For Mature Professionals – You must be 30 years old with 8 years minimum work experience and have a SHRI Postgraduate Diploma OR SHRI Graduate Diploma OR Postgraduate Diploma in HRM and HRD from other PEIs with Bachelors’s Degree OR other qualifications which demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skill at SCQF level 11.

Timing

  • The classes will be 7.00 – 10.00pm on weekdays.

Minimum attendance

  • The minimum attendance would be 75% for each module.

Fees

  • The total course fee would be $14,428 over two instalments.

Passing Criteria

  • Candidates are assessed based on 3 components – Research Proposal, Scoping Study and Practice-based Masters Research Report.

Can I combine the funding support?

  • Unfortunately, different funding can’t be combined for our programme fees.

IHRP CPD Hours

  • Candidates can earn 180 HR-related Training Hours/ CPD Hours that can be applied towards Application for or Renewal of IHRP certification.

Is there an exam?

  • There is no exam element in this programme.
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