Master of Science in
Human Resources (Top-Up)
(6 Months Part-Time Programme)
Edinburgh Napier University is one of the largest higher education institutions in Scotland with over 18,000 students from 109 countries. Edinburgh Napier University offers industry-informed courses which combine the optimum balance of theory and practice, to equip graduates for success in today’s competitive global job market.
The high percentage of graduates employed or pursuing further studies is testament to their relevant degrees, which are developed with businesses and employers in mind and are often professionally accredited. An Edinburgh Napier University degree gives you the perfect mix of personal and professional skills for a successful career in today’s global market.
Students will benefit from international lecturers and a UK degree while studying in Singapore. You will also leave with the knowledge, skills and confidence to make a real impact in the workplace.
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.
The overall aim of the programme is to develop the student’s ability to integrate theory and practice and contribute to business needs through the transfer of knowledge from their project into workplace practice.
Through studying the Master of Science in Human Resources (Top-Up), students will be able:
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 delivery model is anchored in learner–centred, quality programme that offers a unique blend of teaching methods and include features such as:
The course will be delivered by Edinburgh Napier lecturers who have a wealth of academic experience both locally and abroad. Tutorial sessions will be conducted by qualified local tutors
Students will be assessed based on 3 components – Research Proposal, Scoping Study and Practice-based Masters Research Report.
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.
The final decision concerning admission to the programme rests with Edinburgh Napier University.
Total Course Fee Payable
Application Fee – S$107.00 inclusive of GST (non-refundable and non-transferable, payable upon application)
Application Fee refers to the fee that the student pays for the sole purpose of processing the application from submitted so that the PEI can check if the student meets the course admission requirement.
Course fee (excluding GST) is protected by Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).
All applications must be submitted with the following:
*Application forms are obtainable from SHRI Academy or click here to download
**Applicants are required to bring along their original documents (for verification purposes) including copies of education qualifications and result transcripts.
Students should email and notify SHRI Academy immediately of any payment made by Bank Transfer, ATM Transfer or Telegraphic Transfer.
Please indicate your choice of intake for registration purposes.
For further information, please contact contact Ms Karen Ee at +65 6438 0012 or [email protected]
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