HR qualification: MA Individual & Organisational Development

University of Westminster –

How long?

It is taught on a part-time basis over two years with seven intensive
learning periods during that time, each of which will run from a Wednesday to

Entry requirements

Applicants must be at least 25 years old and have a minimum of three years’
relevant experience in management, education, training and development or
professional consultancy. A good honours degree or equivalent is also expected.
Mature students without formal qualifications who have relevant experience will
also be considered.


The six main modules are: reflective practice, politics of individual and
organisational development, research methods and critical perspectives in
learning, designing for learning, organisational learning and the learning
organisation, and knowledge and knowledge management for individual and
organisational development. There is also a requirement for a dissertation.

Career opportunities

This MA will help individuals understand how to manage learning throughout
their organisation. It has been designed to meet the needs of HR professionals,
trainers, educationalists, managers, consultants and others working with the
development of individuals and organisations.

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