International Human Resource Management, MA

University of Greenwich - Business School

Program Description

International Human Resource Management, MA

University of Greenwich - Business School

Course structure

Our Master's degree in International Human Resource Management offers the opportunity to focus on cultural and management issues at international level. It will provide you with the ability to develop a systematic understanding and critical awareness of current problems and issues in an international context.

You will gain an understanding of core business concepts, helping you understand the role of the organisations in the changing global business environment and the ethical responsibilities of policy makers within organisations.

Alongside the core curriculum, you will gain a general business education which will help you to understand the role of organisations in the changing global business environment and the ethical responsibilities of policy makers within organisations. Our courses will also enhance your lifelong learning skills and personal development to help you get the most from your career.

What you'll study

You will study Organisational Behaviour, International and Comparative Employment Relations, Equality and Diversity Management, Management of Human Resources, Managing across Cultures, Ethics and Sustainability in HR and a newly designed course, Professional Practice in HR, with a six months mentoring programme with an HR professional in the UK. You will also undertake Research Project, in order to demonstrate deeper knowledge and understanding in a particular area of interest.

Outcomes

The aims of the programme are to:

  • Prepare you for a career in human resource management and managerial positions by developing in you, a systematic, broad, analytical and integrated understanding of key aspects of business
  • Provide a general business education which stimulates an objective understanding of the role of organisations and of the ethical responsibilities of policy makers
  • Enhance lifelong learning skills and personal development in order to contribute most effectively to the future of society at large.

What you'll study

Full time
Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Organisational Behaviour (15 credits)
  • Business English for Academic Purposes - Level 4
  • Equality and Diversity Management (15 credits)
  • Ethics and Sustainability in HR (15 credits)
  • International and Comparative Employment Relations (15 credits)
  • Management of Human Resources: Strategies and Policy (30 credits)
  • Managing across Cultures (15 credits)
  • Professional Practice in HR (15 credits)
  • Foundations of Scholarship (MAIHRM) (15 credits)
  • Research Methods (MAIHRM) (15 credits)
  • Research Project (30 credits)
Part-time
Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Business English for Academic Purposes - Level 4
  • International and Comparative Employment Relations (15 credits)
  • Management of Human Resources: Strategies and Policy (30 credits)
  • Managing across Cultures (15 credits)
  • Foundations of Scholarship (MAIHRM) (15 credits)
  • Research Methods (MAIHRM) (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Organisational Behaviour (15 credits)
  • Equality and Diversity Management (15 credits)
  • Ethics and Sustainability in HR (15 credits)
  • Professional Practice in HR (15 credits)
  • Research Project (30 credits)

Entry requirements

You should have a relevant undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university or higher education institute.

If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent.

If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.

Alternatively, students with an overall IELTS of 5 or 5.5 can study our Pre-Sessional English language programme prior to degree studies.

Applicants from a UK educational background:

For more information, contact courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

Applicants from a non-UK educational background:

For more information, contact international@gre.ac.uk or +44 20 8331 8136.

Assessment

Students are assessed on varied aspects of organisational practice through:

  • Portfolios
  • Case studies
  • Presentations
  • Practical activities
  • Written assignments.

Careers

Graduates can pursue professional positions in international human resource management in public and private institutions, international companies, government departments, non-governmental organisations, trade unions and similar agencies.

Employability

We have developed strong relations with companies in the financial centres in London, including in the City, Canary Wharf, and Fenchurch Street. This offers you networking, mentoring and internship opportunities, making it a perfect location to develop your career.

You can also reach out to top employers through our dedicated Business School Employability Office (BSEO). Our team focuses on developing your employment skills through CV support, interview skills workshops and guidance from mentors to progress in the industry. This includes the opportunity to network with employers and recruiters at career fairs.

The BSEO team was shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards, which shows their dedication to actively support career development.

Extra-curricular activities

We will encourage you to join societies such as the HRM and Business Psychology Society to take part in networking events, industry workshops and much more.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 1, 2018
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