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Course Essentials

This online MSc in Data Analytics and Human Resource Management (HRM) will provide you with valuable knowledge of how applied data can inform HR decisions that will benefit your business.

Our flexible Distance Learning course at Arden University offers you the ability to work alongside your studies as is delivered completely online and will equip you with a solid understanding of the role of HRM, including how productivity in staff can be analysed through reward management and how to handle HR data, as well as allowing you to study at a time and place to suit you.

Discover how Arden can help you make the next step in your HR career and go further than you ever imagined with this career-focused Master's qualification.



Key Information

Award:
Masters
Credits:
180
UCAS Course Code:
N/A
Course Title:
MSc Data Analytics & Human Resource Management
Duration:
1.5 to 5 years
Intake Status:
Accepting applications
Study Mode:
Distance learning
Exemptions Available:
Yes
Course Fees:
See Course Fees and Funding tab
  • Course Details & Modules
  • Entry Requirements
  • Course Fees & Funding
  • Career Prospects

As well as exploring a range of specialist subjects in Human Resource Management (HRM), with this Master's Degree you will delve into the processes behind mining information from large complex databases. You will learn how to approach data and how this data can be manipulated to result in strategic decisions. You will understand and consider the ways in which data is best communicated to others within the HR department.

Arden University will help you develop the ability to create and manage HR plans, meaning you will recognise the importance of data within any HR environment.

Modules

  • Data Design
  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation
  • HRM in Context
  • Managing the Human Resource
  • Reward Management
  • Research Project

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

Assessments

Arden assessments provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:

  • Reports
  • Presentations
  • Research Proposal
  • Dissertation or Journal Article

To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit. If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

You can get more detailed course information by viewing the relevant Programme Specification, which you can download from our Policies, Standards and Procedures Page

To be eligible for Arden's Data Analytics and Human Resource Management Master's Degree course you must normally have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Please be aware that this course will require you to handle numbers. We recommend that you have a minimum of GCSE standard maths to succeed. Please speak to our admissions team for more information.

If you don’t have academic qualifications

We are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you if have substantial suitable work experience (typically 5 years senior level experience) and can show us that you have the motivation to study the programme. We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experiences.

Don’t have any of the above?

If you don’t already have an Undergraduate Degree, and you’re not quite there with the required amount of work experience for Postgraduate study, we may be able to offer you a place on one of our Undergraduate Degree programmes. We offer online Degrees in a range of subjects. As they are delivered via online learning, they can fit in around your current commitments. See our available online Degrees

How much is my course?

2

Funding

You can support your study in a variety of ways.

If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:

  • You must be a UK resident
  • You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
  • You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
  • Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.

Self-funding - Pay in full or Pay as you go options

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way. You can also pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations and simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship.

Pay in full

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.

Pay in instalments

You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.

With the increasing demand for people with data analytics skills in today’s technologically advanced working environment, those who get ahead of this trend will have a definite advantage in today's jobs market.

This Data Analytics & HRM Master's Degree course will allow you to combine a higher understanding of Human Resource Management with the ability to gather and handle data, and visually communicate the insights to others around the business, to inform decision making.

You could develop your existing skills and knowledge to improve your current career prospects or to prepare you to enter the HRM environment with confidence.

Roles that you could enter following graduation with Arden University include:

  • Senior Manager
  • Data Manager
  • Senior Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Pay and Reward Specialist
  • Global HR Practitioner
  • HR Analyst
  • Personnel Management
  • Organisation Development

Alternatively, you may wish to continue with you academic development and decide to undertake a PhD.

Next steps

Applying for this online course with Arden takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

Course Details & Modules

As well as exploring a range of specialist subjects in Human Resource Management (HRM), with this Master's Degree you will delve into the processes behind mining information from large complex databases. You will learn how to approach data and how this data can be manipulated to result in strategic decisions. You will understand and consider the ways in which data is best communicated to others within the HR department.

Arden University will help you develop the ability to create and manage HR plans, meaning you will recognise the importance of data within any HR environment.

Modules

  • Data Design
  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation
  • HRM in Context
  • Managing the Human Resource
  • Reward Management
  • Research Project

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

Assessments

Arden assessments provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:

  • Reports
  • Presentations
  • Research Proposal
  • Dissertation or Journal Article

To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit. If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

You can get more detailed course information by viewing the relevant Programme Specification, which you can download from our Policies, Standards and Procedures Page

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for Arden's Data Analytics and Human Resource Management Master's Degree course you must normally have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Please be aware that this course will require you to handle numbers. We recommend that you have a minimum of GCSE standard maths to succeed. Please speak to our admissions team for more information.

If you don’t have academic qualifications

We are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you if have substantial suitable work experience (typically 5 years senior level experience) and can show us that you have the motivation to study the programme. We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experiences.

Don’t have any of the above?

If you don’t already have an Undergraduate Degree, and you’re not quite there with the required amount of work experience for Postgraduate study, we may be able to offer you a place on one of our Undergraduate Degree programmes. We offer online Degrees in a range of subjects. As they are delivered via online learning, they can fit in around your current commitments. See our available online Degrees

Course Fees & Funding

How much is my course?

2

Funding

You can support your study in a variety of ways.

If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:

  • You must be a UK resident
  • You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
  • You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
  • Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.

Self-funding - Pay in full or Pay as you go options

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way. You can also pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations and simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship.

Pay in full

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.

Pay in instalments

You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.

Career Prospects

With the increasing demand for people with data analytics skills in today’s technologically advanced working environment, those who get ahead of this trend will have a definite advantage in today's jobs market.

This Data Analytics & HRM Master's Degree course will allow you to combine a higher understanding of Human Resource Management with the ability to gather and handle data, and visually communicate the insights to others around the business, to inform decision making.

You could develop your existing skills and knowledge to improve your current career prospects or to prepare you to enter the HRM environment with confidence.

Roles that you could enter following graduation with Arden University include:

  • Senior Manager
  • Data Manager
  • Senior Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Pay and Reward Specialist
  • Global HR Practitioner
  • HR Analyst
  • Personnel Management
  • Organisation Development

Alternatively, you may wish to continue with you academic development and decide to undertake a PhD.

Next steps

Applying for this online course with Arden takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

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