MA in Human Resorce Development and Consulting, Lancaster University

How long?
A 1-year, full-time Masters programme which combines academic, professional and personal development. For people interested in developing employees, managers, leaders and organisations. 

Entry requirements
Normally an honours degree or equivalent.  Work experience is an advantage.  With significant work experience the degree requirement may be modified.

There are three central themes: HRD and Organisational Learning, which concentrates on the organisational processes and structures within which managers operate; Management Learning, which focuses on the individual development of managers in both education and work settings, and Consulting, which develops the understanding and capabilities necessary for working with individual and organisational change.
There are modules in:
HRD and Management Learning
Organisational Learning and Knowledge Management
International Management Learning
Design for Learning and the dynamics of learning relationships
Networked Learning
Corporate Management Development
Research methodology
Organisational Diagnosis and Consulting

Career opportunitues
HRD, management education; management development; organisational development and consulting. The programme is also suitable for line managers with a particular concern for the development of their staff.
The MA in Human Resource Development and Consulting is recognised by the ESRC for research studentships on the basis of its research content. UK applicants with a good honours degree can apply for an ESRC 1+3 Studentship which covers all tuition fees and living expenses for the MA and, provisionally, for a further 3 years study for a PhD.

Contact: Abigail Balfour, programme coordinator:
01524 594016


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