MA in Human Resource Management (Advanced Entry)


The programme's primary objective is to deliver practical and realistic solutions to business-related strategic challenges backed by appropriate references to theoretical and conceptual analysis. Students showcase their understanding and findings by producing a Consultancy Project Report.

Globalisation means that effective and fair management of people is more vital than ever. In a turbulent, rapidly changing business environment, the demand for HR professionals who can strategically manage and develop staff potential – whilst overcoming issues such as redundancy, flexible working and the recent challenges of furloughed staff and social distancing – has never been more fundamental to business success. The programme meets the career enhancement needs of human resource (HR) managers, advisers, and administrators.

The Advanced Entry route programme is available to students that already hold relevant experience and a recognised Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) in Human Resource Management or an equivalent qualification.

The Consultancy Project Report is delivered and assessed by our academic team based in the UK, utilising our virtual learning platform and with direct support from allocated supervisors. The Advanced Entry route programme typically takes 6-9 months to complete. Throughout the programme, students receive guidance from their dedicated supervisor, ensuring they make the most of their learning experience.

The MA in Human Resource Management (Advanced Entry), delivered by the London Graduate School and awarded by the University of Buckingham. School of Business and Technology London partners with LGS to promote this programme.

Upon completing the programme, students are awarded an MA in Human Resource Management from the University of Buckingham. Additionally, students can attend the graduation ceremony held in the UK, celebrating their achievements.

Buckingham is unique. It is the only independent University in the UK with a Royal Charter and probably the smallest, with around 2,700 students (approx 1,600 on campus). The University campus is well known for being one of the most attractive locations in the region. The Great Ouse River, home to much wildlife, winds through the heart of campus. Each student mixes with over 100 other different nationalities, so being at Buckingham is just like being in a mini global village. These contacts, acquaintances and friendships carry on long after life at Buckingham is over.

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OTHM Qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and recognised by Qualifications Wales. OTHM qualifications have achieved a reputation for maintaining significant skills in various job roles and industries like Business Studies, Leadership, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Health and Social Care, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain Management. OTHM serves the progression option with several UK universities that acknowledges the ability of learners after studying Level 3-7 qualifications to be considered for advanced entry into corresponding degree year/top-up and Master's/top-up programmes.

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  • Recognised by World Education Services (WES)
  • Assignments and Projects only 
  • No Examinations 
  • A relevant and recognised postgraduate diploma or equivalent, such as the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management. Along with the application, students must provide the certificate and transcript as proof of this qualification.
  • A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent higher qualification.
  • A copy of a valid photo ID for identification purposes.
  • A well-written Statement of Purpose should outline the student's motivations, career goals, and reasons for pursuing the MA in Human Resource Management.
  • An updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) that highlights at least two years of work experience at the graduate level in either a managerial or professional capacity.

By submitting these necessary documents, applicants can take the initial step towards joining the MA in Human Resource Management programme and furthering their expertise in the field of HR.

English Requirements

  • A pass in English at the A level.
  • Completion of a Bachelor's degree programme taught and assessed in English.
  • An overall score of 6.5 or higher in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), with a minimum score of 6.0 in each component.
  • A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 72 or higher, with a minimum of 18 in reading, 17 in listening, 20 in speaking, and 17 in writing.

In addition to the above requirements, all applicants will be required to participate in a live virtual interview with a staff member from the London Graduate School.

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBTL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBTL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.


MA in Human Resource Management (Advanced Entry)

Programme structure

  • Research Methods
  • Consultancy Project Report

Delivery Methods

The MA in Human Resource Management (Advanced Entry), delivered by the London Graduate School and awarded by the University of Buckingham through distance learning. You will receive excellent support from academic team of London Graduate School, including your programme manager and your supervisor who will be with you every step of the way.

Resources and Support

School of Business & Technology London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business & Technology London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business & Technology London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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