Students of the MSc in Human Resource Management are prepared for a career in private and public sector organisations, employer associations and trade unions and the research, consultancy and teaching professions.
Graduates are traditionally employed in a wide range of sectors (private and public sector organisations, trade unions, research and consultancy) and companies (Google, Microsoft, Facebook, LinkedIn, Diageo, Accenture, Mercer and PwC, amongst others).
90% of our graduates from this programme were employed after 6 months across a range of industry sectors. (Source: Latest Graduate Outcomes Survey, published in November 2021)
Potential careers for our graduates include:
- Recruitment Consultant
- Talent Performance Specialist
- HR Business Partner
- Staffing Associate
- Personnel Officer
- Client Services
Companies hiring our graduates
Una Brady, MSc HRM, on hiring UCD Smurfit School graduates
UCD Careers Network
The UCD Smurfit Career Development Centre team will work with you to define your career path and support you in developing the career-related skills, know-how, and confidence to pursue your post-MSc career goals.
Our holistic programme is designed to support you at key points in your career development. Our programme is structured into three key stages, designed to support you in building and driving your own career.
A variety of workshops, events, one-to-one career appointments and access to a range of online tools and resources prepare you for future opportunities.
Getting Started: Set-up for Success
Building Career Skills & Professional Networks
Success at Interview and Professional Brand Building