MA Human Resource Management and Talent Development
The MA in Human Resource Management and Talent Development (MA HRM and TD) is designed to provide an exceptional understanding of the field of human resources to take up careers in a wide range of industries in both public and private sectors in Uzbekistan and globally. The MA HRM and Talent Development aims to attract candidates with diverse academic backgrounds and working experience and desire to shift their career to Human Resources. This programme is also beneficial for line managers who can learn about managing people and developing talent of their employees.
The course is unique as it is the first postgraduate qualification in the field of HRM and Talent Development in Central Asia. This program was developed together with the ERASMUS + TALENT project in cooperation with 4 EU universities and was validated by the University of Westminster (London) in November 2019.
The MA in HRM and Talent Development will equip you with the tools to critically examine and apply contemporary approaches to employee resourcing, performance management, strategy for HRM and talent development within organisations.
- Problem-based-learning approaches to lectures, seminars and other in/out-of-class activities;
- Case studies to improve students’ analytical and problem-solving skills;
- Presentations from external speakers with industrial experience, to enable students to understand how the taught material is applied in industry;
- Team/group work to enable students to further develop their teamwork skills to work effectively in a professional environment;
- Research methods involving the use of the Learning Resource Centre and online sources to develop students’ research and analytical skills.
- Work-based learning involving the use of students’ experiences and action learning to develop students as reflective practitioners
|Module Code||Module Title||Status||UK Credits||ECTS||Sems|
|Managing Talent and HRM Practice||Core||20||10||1|
|Strategic Aspects of HRM||Core||20||10||2|
|Employee Relations and Employment Law||Core||20||10||2|
|Organisational Behaviour and Leadership||Core||20||10||1|
|HRM and Talent Development Project||Core||20||20||1+2|
|Three Options or Two options and one Elective from the list below|
|Advanced Issues in Performance and Reward Management||Option||20||10||1|
|Work, Society and Quality of Life||Option||20||10||2|
|One Elective from the WIUT Postgraduate courses.||Elective||20||10||1 or 2|
They are or have been in employment where their employed role is in the area of the course and involves a high level of analysis and critical thinking.
If so such candidates will be required to provide evidence of such employment, its nature and level. This evidence will be considered at interview and the decision of the panel (see below) will be final.
Applicants must have:
- Had their first or second degree (or equivalent) taught and assessed in English; or
6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component.
IELTS Indicator: This online test is available temporarily while IELTS testing is currently suspended due to COVID-19. It will only be accepted as a temporary measure until IELTS test providers resume their normal operation in Uzbekistan. To learn more about IELTS Indicator, please visit https://www.ieltsindicator.com/
- To find out extended list of tests we accept as proof of English ability refer to this page.
Applicants must have at least 12 months of full-time paid work experience or equivalent at the start of the academic year. For the purpose of this regulation the academic year runs from 1st October to 30th September.
Applicants will have to be 22 years of age at the start of the academic year. For the purposes of this regulation the academic year runs from 1st October to 30th September.
Applicants who have met the minimum entry requirements will be formally interviewed. The purpose of the interview is to determine the suitability of the candidate to undertake and complete the course. The panel will also consider any equivalent or non-standard admission qualifications. In so doing the Panel may require additional evidence from the candidate to support the candidates request for consideration for equivalency, such as the nature and level of the work experience.
The Interview Panel will consist of the Course Leader and a member of the Course Team. A standard process will be followed and notes will be kept as evidence of the interview. The Interview Panel will then decide whether to make a candidate an offer (conditional or unconditional), or to reject the application. All applicants can request oral feedback.