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).
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Last updated February 11, 2019
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