Emma Thirkell

Emma Thirkell completed her MA Human Resource Management while also working as a retail duty manager at The Co-Operative Foodstores.

MA Human Resource Management

Emma Thirkell

What made you decide to study for an MA Human Resource Management?

I am really interested in human resource management as I use it in my job every day. This master’s has given me the opportunity to combine the knowledge

What’s been the best thing about the course?

I can easily relate it to my workplace. I’m enjoying the lecture content and style, and have developed a new interest in areas like talent management.

How have you found combining work and study?

My master’s has really helped me with my job, for example dealing with staff members. And I’ve been able to apply my academic knowledge directly to work situations.

Working and studying full- time has been very challenging and it’s pushed me hard, but I have shown my commitment to both. And my determination has helped me enjoy working and studying.