Successful organisations depend on motivated, efficient and engaged employees.
At Essex, you can gain the industry knowledge and practical skills needed to excel in your career in human resource management (HRM) or learning and development. Whether you’re a newly qualified graduate or an experienced professional looking for a CIPD accredited course, Essex Business School provides an academically rigorous and applied HR education so you can rise to the top as a leader or practitioner.
You study in a department with academics who draw on real-world research in class to ensure you graduate with the knowledge and skills to tackle current HRM issues. You also benefit from expertise from the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, helping you to understand the complexities of people management, and hear from professional practitioners through guest lectures and organised visits.
At Essex, you can become part of a lively, global research community of more than 100 doctoral students, joining us from around five continents. Our PhD Management Studies at our Colchester Campus enables you to pursue research into important aspects of human resource management, from ethics and historical perspectives, to Human Resource Management (HRM) issues within specific industries and beyond. Our Centre for Work, Organisation and Society also gives you access to the latest research from around the world through seminars and networking opportunities.
You'll join Essex Business School, where you're supervised by world-leading academics with a wide range of management research interests, from international HRM to power elites. Whoever you are supervised by, you experience a supportive research environment, where you develop your professional skills and research expertise in your chosen area.
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