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Louise White, consultant, EJ Human Resources, writes: Visit each university and have a good look around. Find outas much as you can about past students and how their careers have progressed.Establish if there are any special areas of research going on which are ofinterest or are particularly high profile. Are there links with particularcompanies or organisations which could offer the opportunity for interestingstudy or career opportunities? Assuming that you have chosen to do a Mastersdegree for your own career enhancement, one of your main criteria should be thesuccess of the university in placing its graduates in the kind of position youare seeking. Peter Wilford, consultant, Chiumento, writes: Comments are closed. How will you fit with each University? Your decision willvery likely be made based on how you feel about the staff you meet and thegeneral ethos of the place. Other factors need to be considered. If you preferbeing assessed through continuous assessment rather than exams (or vice versa)then this may be an important factor in your success on the course. Look at thequality of the careers service. What companies do they attract on the milkround? What companies are sponsoring their employees through similar courses?Specifically on the HR front, what is the track record of the students inwinning HR-related prizes? Finally rememberthe practical considerations to think of such as geography, commuting etc. You will have alreadydone a great deal of research to be at the stage of being accepted by twouniversities so the issues of prestige and track record will already have beenconsidered. Previous Article Next Article There are a number of people you can speak to. Askspecialist HR recruitment consultancies if they know of any candidates theycould put you in touch with who have studied the courses you are interested in.Contact the university to ask for exam results, and if you can, find out aboutthe lecturers. In my opinion, lecturers who have worked in industry and notjust academia make for a more relevant and worthwhile course. Also, try theCIPD who will be able to let you know if the course has been approved by themwhich will give a good indication of the standard. I have been accepted by two Universities to do a Mastersdegree in HR, but I’m having trouble deciding which to accept. Any advice?Margaret Malpas,joint managing director, Malpas Flexible Learning, writes:Find out who is teaching, what their specialism is anddecide whether this is the flavour you want. Then ask to be put in touchwith some past students and find out what they felt about it. Finally, see howthey handle your enquiry and admission. This can be a good test of theirculture. Where should I study?On 25 Sep 2001 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.