MTU Business Academy

Master of Arts in

Human Resource Management

Department of Organisation and Professional Development

MA in Human Resource Management

Programme Details

In Brief

Department & School

Department of Organisation and Professional Development, School of Business

Location

MTU Bishopstown Campus, Cork

Mode of Study

Part-time or Full-time

Method of Delivery

Course Structure: Part Time
Blended (on campus and online)
No. of weeks per semester: 15
No. of timetable hours week: Approx. 20
Which days: Mondays & Wednesdays (evenings). Part time students are also required to attend MTU on 4 Saturdays per semester.

Course Structure: Full-time
No. of weeks per semester: 15
No. of timetable hours per week: Approx. 18
Which days: Monday to Friday

Duration

Part-time: 4 semesters over 2 years
Full-time: 2 semesters plus Research Dissertation

Commencement Date

September 2022

Course Fee

EU Applicants Full Time: €5,500
EU Applicants Part Time: €5,900
Non-EU Applicants: €12,000

Credits

90 ECTS

Programmes - Master of Arts in Human Resource Management, Cork

Enquiries

Niamh Lynes
niamh.lynes@mtu.ie
+353 (0) 21 433 5903

What To Expect

This programme allows graduates to apply for advanced level membership of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, CIPD, and will aid them as their career progresses to strategic roles in organisations. The programme is designed to expose students to current issues in the Human Resource Management domain at a strategic level. This Master’s programme has been designed in consultation with industry to respond to changes that have taken place in the HR area. It is aimed at professionals in the Human Resource discipline who wish to further their career and enhance their skillset.

Progression

Graduates of the Master of Arts in Human Resource Management are eligible to apply for advanced level membership of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, CIPD.

Modules

For detailed module information, please click the button below

FAQs

Applicants should upload documentation which is relevant as evidence of meeting the programme requirements, such as third level academic transcripts, up-to-date curriculum vitae, English language proficiency (if relevant).
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Human Resource Management (Level 8) at grade H2.2 or higher. Graduates of cognate Honours programmes who have attained a grade H2.2 and a minimum of 20 credits of HRM related modules or HR experience may also be eligible. The programme is offered on a modular basis and requires learners to attain 90 credits.
Normally, applicants will receive a decision on their application within two weeks. Early applications are encouraged to secure a place on the programme due to capacity limits.

EU Applicants: €5,900
Non-EU Applicants: €12,000
Any questions relating to the payment of fees should be directed to MTU’s Fees Office: feescork@mtu.ie

No, an application fee does not apply. However, should you be offered a place on the programme and decide to accept it, an acceptance fee of €550 will be required. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.

It is anticipated that the programme will have a blended delivery component, with most lectures delivered online and some lectures delivered on-campus.

Number of semesters: 4
Number of weeks per semester: 15
Number of timetable hours week: Approximately 10-12
Which days: Mondays & Wednesdays (evenings). Part-time students are also required to attend lectures on 4 Saturdays per semester.
Please note that your full timetable will be issued to you in September once finalised.

Please visit the MTU website to view a detailed breakdown of the modules delivered in each semester of the programme, including learning outcomes, module content and assessment: Click Here

The programme is scheduled to commence week beginning September 12th, 2022. You will receive a comprehensive induction to MTU and the programme during your first week. Full details will be communicated in early September, in advance of the programme start date.

Please check the MTU website for the latest academic calendar which indicates the general timeline of lectures, examinations, exam processing and holidays: Click Here

Graduates will be awarded with a Master of Arts in Human Resource Management (Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications). Graduates are eligible for advanced level membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Non-EEA nationals coming to study in Ireland must be enrolled in a full-time course only and will therefore not be granted a student visa for this programme. However, non-EEA nationals with a different immigration status and in possession of a valid visa that does not expire for the duration of the programme may be entitled to undertake part-time study. Applicants are encouraged to check their visa status for eligibility before applying.

MTU offers a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) service. RPL is when formal recognition is given for what you already know prior to starting on a programme or module. With recognition of prior learning, formal or experiential, the focus is on learning and not on experience as such. Please visit the RPL webpage for further information: Click Here

Student Experiences
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Applications

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Human Resource Management (Level 8) at grade H2.2 or higher. Graduates of cognate Honours programmes who have attained a grade H2.2 and a minimum of 20 credits of HRM modules or HR experience may also be eligible. The programme is offered on a modular basis and requires learners to attain 90 credits.

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency (IELTS score of at least 6.0). English language tests must be undertaken no more than two years prior to the start of the programme.

EU Applicants Full Time: €5,500
EU Applicants Part Time fee: €5,900
Non-EU Applicants: €12,000
For information on visa requirements, please visit https://international.cit.ie

All part-time programmes at MTU will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that fees quoted relate to the academic year 2022-2023 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.

Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by e-mail to their MTU e-mail account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

For more information on Fees, please visit the MTU Fees Website.

EU Applicants: Online application is open for course commencing September 2022.

Non EU Applicants: Application deadline is the 31st May.

– Places are limited.
– Applications are assessed on a first come, first served basis.

Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €550 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.

Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the ‘apply now’ button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.

Niamh Lynes
niamh.lynes@mtu.ie
+353 (0) 21 433 5903

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