MA/PGDip International Human Resource Management

University of Greenwich

Program Description

MA/PGDip International Human Resource Management

University of Greenwich

This programme is designed for people with an interest in human resource management and/or experience in human resource activities who wish to extend their skills. It offers an opportunity to focus on cultural and management issues at the international level and it would suit both students from home and overseas who wish to study this postgraduate programme in the UK.

Overall, it provides students with the ability to develop a systematic understanding and critical awareness of current problems and issues in international human resource management.

The aims of this programme are:

  • To prepare students for careers in human resource management and generalist managerial positions by developing in them, a systematic, broad, analytical and integrated understanding of key aspects of business
  • To place particular emphasis on the acquisition of management skills and an understanding of human behaviour as significant vocational elements in the development of successful managers in a variety of organisational contexts
  • To provide a general business education which stimulates an objective understanding of the role of organisations in the changing global business environment and of the ethical responsibilities of organisation policy makers
  • To enhance lifelong learning skills and personal development in order to contribute most effectively to the future of society at large.

    Course content

    Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.
  • Organisation Behaviour and Leadership (15 credits)
  • Business English for Academic Purposes - Level 4
  • Human Resource Strategy (15 credits)
  • Human Resource Management Functions (30 credits)
  • International Context of HRM (30 credits)
  • Dissertation (MAIHRM) (45 credits)
  • Knowledge and Consultancy Interventions (15 credits)
  • Foundations of Scholarship (MAIHRM) (15 credits)
  • Research Methods (MAIHRM) (15 credits)

    Entry Requirements

    Applicants should have: A relevant first degree from a recognised university or higher education institute (generally a 2.2 or equivalent). * Students who were educated in a language other than English should demonstrate an IELTS score of normally 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or above, or an equivalent rating in another Secure English Language Test. Alternatively, students may follow our Pre- Sessional English courses (accredited by the British Council).
  • This school offers programs in:
    • English

    Last updated October 8, 2016
    Duration & Price
    This course is Campus based
    Start Date
    Start date
    Sept. 2017
    1 year
    Full time
    12,100 GBP
    Start date Sept. 2017
    United Kingdom London, England
    Application deadline Request Info
    End date Request Info
    Duration 1 year
    Price 12,100 GBP