Managerial and Human Resource Economics (847L1)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Spring teaching

Analyse how firms organise, motivate and manage their employees.

In this module you explore:

  • key theoretical concepts and methods
  • analytical models to provide a framework for understanding organisational design and the management of employees
  • real world issues and applications.


69%: Lecture
31%: Seminar


20%: Coursework (Essay)
80%: Examination (Take away paper)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 32 hours of contact time and about 118 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.