23 training hours
HR-related training hours
Course fee is subject to 8% GST
6 Months Part-Time Programme
The Master of Science in Human Resources (Top-Up) (Teach-Out) 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) (Teach-Out) 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.
Learn and Apply
Improve competencies and professional skills to integrate theory and practice in addressing 21st-century organisational demands and challenges.
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.
Gain research skills and professional competence on a crucial HR-related topic that adds value to the host organisation.
Gain a comprehensive understanding of people management developments while expanding your HRM knowledge and skills.
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.
The classes will be either from 7pm to 9pm/10pm on weekdays or 10am to 12pm on weekend (subject to changes)
- 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.
- Contact sessions with Edinburgh Napier University supervisor via email or skype.
- Work on Practice-based master’s Research Report
Students will be assessed based on 3 components – Research Proposal, Scoping Study and Practice-based Masters Research Report.
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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.
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.
- Practice-based master’s Research Report
- 60 Credits
- Taught Element
- Submission on Week 4 (Research Proposal Outline – Formative), by Week 12 (20% – Formal Research Proposal) and Week 17 (30% – Scoping Study). With the Final Practice-based Masters Dissertatinon (50%) submitted at the end of Trimester 2 or 3 depending on necessity.
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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