Designed for students from all undergraduate disciplines, this programme has been fully accredited by the CIPD, the HR Certification Institute, and is fully aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management. You will gain the specialist knowledge and practical skills that are vital for future Human Resources Management professionals who strive to facilitate organisational effectiveness.
The programme is research-led, evidence-based, and practice-driven. Senior practitioners from the industry teach on the programme to offer you a strong integration of research and practice. Going beyond the classroom you will learn real organisational Human Resource Management in practice by interacting with a variety of organisations as part of the programme.
Is This Course For Me?
This M.Sc. is designed for students from all undergraduate disciplines looking to understand the dynamics of human motivation; the organisational structure of a business and the legal aspects of the workplace. Graduates will gain the specialist knowledge and practical skills that are vital for future Human Resources Management professionals who strive to facilitate organisational effectiveness. We aim to produce graduates who will become future change-makers and who seek to shape and transform business for good
Our dedicated Careers & Community team is dedicated to supporting our students and alumni in exploring career options, preparing effectively for their next career move, and making informed career decisions that will develop and shape their futures through workshops and tailored individual career sessions.
Specialised in career development, the team can help you to identify suitable career paths and provide tailored advice on how best to achieve your career goals through workshops, one-to-one coaching, and psychometric assessments. They deliver a wide range of career sessions with defined learning outcomes and arrange company and recruitment consultancy presentations, job fairs, and networking events.
With increasing corporate focus on attracting, retaining and nurturing talent, graduates have a range of options in the field of HRM. Our dedicated careers team provides 1:1 support to students from the start of their journey to completion. Graduates can gain employment in various industries such as financial services, operations, pharmaceuticals, education, government and social enterprise.
This M.Sc. course is worth 90 credits and is delivered over one academic year. The taught component comprises modules totalling 60 credits. Students also complete a substantial research project, which accounts for a further 30 credits, to be eligible for consideration for the award of the degree.
The full list of modules offered on the programme can be found here.
Trinity Business School - More than a degree
We are a globally-renowned, triple-accredited business school delivering an ultra-modern educational experience and innovative research from the heart of Dublin’s thriving capital city. At Trinity Business School, we offer programmes that will push you to reach your full potential. Immerse yourself in the latest business theory and practice, unlock powerful alumni and career networks, and accelerate your career prospects and success.
We aim to produce graduates who will become future change-makers and who seek to shape and transform business for good.
This one-year full-time course offers 12 core modules designed to build your knowledge and understanding of human resource management, and a dissertation. Modules may include:
Core: Developing Skills for Business Leadership and Coaching; Employment Law and Business Ethics; HR Digitalisation & Analytics; International HRM; Learning and Organisation Development; Managing Employment Relations; Performance & Rewards Management; Researching HRM; Resourcing and Talent Management; Strategic Human Resource Management; Work Design and Health
The dissertation allows students to showcase the knowledge they have gained and enhance their career potential by specialising in a particular area.
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Study Human Resource Management (M.Sc.) at Trinity
The M.Sc. in Human Resource Management is designed for students from all disciplines. We are the only programme in Ireland and one of a few in the world to be fully approved by the three largest HR bodies in the world.
AwardsNFQ Level 9
Number of Places45 Places
31st July 2024
Applicants are required to posses a minimum 2.1 Honours degree or international equivalent. They should also have two academic referees (applicants with work experience can instead provide one academic and one professional referee).
Applicants whose first language is not English and were not educated in the language will also need to complete an English competency exam (in line with Trinity's postgraduate English language requirements).
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