1 year - full time
2 years - part time
The MA in Human Resource Management and Talent Development is the first postgraduate qualification in these fields in Central Asia. It was developed in co-operation with the ERASMUS + TALENT project and another four European universities.
The course will equip you with the necessary tools to critically examine and apply contemporary approaches to employee resourcing, performance management, strategy for human resource management and talent development within organisations.
How you will study
The course involves various learning methods combining problem solving and experiential learning, highlighted by practice and the use of technology. To make studies effective and joyful, teaching and learning activities include:
- Case studies to improve students’ analytical and problem-solving skills;
- Problem-based-learning approaches to lectures, seminars and other in/out-of-class activities;
- 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; and
- Work-based learning involving the use of students’ experiences and action learning to develop students as reflective practitioners.
The course consists of core and optional modules. The course structure is validated by the University of Westminster (UK) every five years but it may change by adapting to feedback received from a variety of sources.
- Managing Talent and HRM Practice
- Organisational Behaviour and Leadership
- Strategic Aspects of HRM
- Employee Relations and Employment Law
- HRM and Talent Development Project
- HRM Analytics
- Advanced Issues in Performance & Reward Management
- Talent Development
- Work, Society and Quality of Life
- Talent Resourcing
- One Elective from the WIUT Postgraduate courses in marketing, finance or other business-related modules.
WHY STUDY THIS COURSE?
Applicants should normally hold an Undergraduate degree (or equivalent) from a recognised higher education institution with a minimum of a second lower class honours (2:2 or equivalent). Applicants without a formal higher education qualification or a formal qualification that is not at an equivalent academic standard, may be considered if the following conditions apply:
- They are or have been in employment where their role is in the area of the course and involves a high level of analysis and critical thinking.
Applicants must have:
- Had their first or second degree (or equivalent) taught and assessed in English; or
- IELTS with an overall score of at least 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing or another English Language Test recognised by the University of Westminster.
The course aims to produce prospective HR managers, HR business partners, consultants, trainers as well as managers. The graduates will develop expertise on recruitment, compensation and rewards, people analytics, training and development, performance management and appraisals as well as business strategies for HR managers.
During the course, students started working as HR managers or continued working as specialists in public and private organisations.
Dildara worked as a Lecturer and Module Leader for core Business and Marketing modules at WIUT, before appointed to this role. Prior to joining the University, Dildara worked for companies in different industries such as Deutsche Kabel AG and ABNBM Group Chain of Italian Restaurants.
Dildara is a PhD Candidate in Management at the Westminster International University in Tashkent. She has an MA in Marketing Communications from the University of Westminster (UK), a Postgraduate Certificate of Special Study in Teaching and Learning and a BA in Business Administration with First Class Honours from WIUT.
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