This programme is especially suitable for students wishing to gain an in-depth understanding of the field of employment relations as preparation for a career in Employment Relations, Labour Relations or related fields.


In addition to providing students with a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of Employment Relations it is anticipated that on completion of the programme students will also meet the knowledge requirements for chartered membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD), the professional body for HR, Employment Relations and related...
  • Degree Masters
  • Study Type Full-time
  • Study Length 12 months
  • Start Date October
  • Tuition Fees 17,000 GBP
Modules (12)
  • Employment Law
  • Developing Skills for Business Leadership
  • HRM: Theory and Practice
  • Strategic HRM
  • Research Methods for HRM
  • Employment Relations Dissertation
  • Optional Modules: Wellbeing and Work
  • Employee Engagement, Motivation and Voice
  • Work Design, Organisational Change and Development
  • Learning, Development and Knowledge Management
  • Career Development
  • Psychological Development in Organisations
Entry requirements
  • IELTS : 6.5 - Overall 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component
  • Other : Minimum upper second class honours degree (2:1) in either business, management or a cognate social science (sociology, psychology, economics), or a degree in another subject with a substantial business or social science component, from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University.

    Degrees must be obtained from a university or institution recognised by Loughborough University. Please contact us to clarify if required.

    Applications from those with a lower second class degree or from a different disciplinary background may be considered if the applicant has relevant work experience.

    English language requirement for international students

    IELTS: overall 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component
    The School will accept lower IELTS scores if you undertake the University's pre-sessional English course.
  • Degree Masters
  • Study Type Full-time
  • Study Length 12 months
  • Start Date October
  • Tuition Fees 17,000 GBP