Start Dates
January, May, September
MSc in Leadership and Human Resource Management
12 - 60 months
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Aligned with Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development standards, and with Chartered Management Institute accreditation, this MSc has your employability at its core.
The MSc in Leadership and Human Resource Management is designed for graduates and working professionals with an interest in developing specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the HR sector. The course offers specialist skills in HR leadership and the management of employee relations, providing the intellectual underpinnings required for a career in the dynamic world of HR management.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MSc in Leadership and Human Resources Management programme will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Leadership and management development

  • Managing employment relations

  • Coaching and mentoring

  • Leading organisation design and development 

  • Business skills development

  • Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • Case studies and discussion questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Portfolio tasks featuring a built-in function that allows you to collate your work for presentation to employers
    • Instant feedback tasks of between 500 -1,000 words, accompanied by tutor guidelines on how to approach each assignment
    • A pre-selected suite of TED-Ed lessons to aid your understanding of the concepts covered in each module
    • A VoiceThread feature containing audio and visual prompts from your tutor, creating a platform for dialogue within which you can submit your own comments on the module topic via audio or video files
    • UK undergraduate degree or equivalent – any subject area
    • English levels 5.5 IELTS (5.5 in all bands) or equivalent*
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required


    Students who fail to meet academic requirements can be assessed on their relevant work experience (3 years management experience minimum for mature study route)

  • Students will study six modules worth 15 UK credits, one module worth 30 UK credits, and another worth 60 UK credits. This programme has 180 UK credits in total.

    You will be provided with online video tutorials and workshops for each module, and expected to complete each workshop before starting the next topic. There is a considerable amount of online group work on the programme, in addition to independent self-study. Follow this link to see the full programme syllabus.

  • Based on February & May 2017 class


Haifa Alaskandrani
I chose to study online with De Broc because I believe that my degree will open more doors for me in my career path.
— Haifa Alaskandrani, De Broc student, Saudi Arabia
Rona O'Brien
De Broc is one out of only two universities to be sponsored by the prestigious Chartered Management Institute.
— Rona O'Brien, National Director of Business Operations, De Broc School of Business
Karina Kizhner
Our tutors have practical experience which they convey in their teaching, and they're driven to support you in your learning and help you achieve results.
— Karina Kizhner, Senior Programme Leader
Alexandra Gray
The programme blends theory and practice and enables you to develop a comprehensive knowledge of contemporary leadership and HRM within a national and international context.
— Alexandra Gray, Senior Lecturer, Human Resources and Strategy

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