Human Resource Management continues to play a pivotal role in the successful operation of organisations around the world. With an increasing focus on internationalisation, knowing how to apply effective HRM on an international stage is becoming an increasingly important skill. This CIPD-accredited course is taught by a group of top international HRM academics and is ideal for those seeking a challenging and interactive course in the Human Resource Management field.
With the increasing move towards creating business 'globally' in today's market, the Human Resource Management sector has never been so important, or popular, as it is right now. This course is delivered to you in one of the largest, most respected and thriving environments in the UK for HRM education and is also the most popular for international students, which outlines and reflects our international reach.
Mixing your personal and professional skills with an organised approach, you will make learn how to communicate effectively, negotiate accordingly and multi-task for a functional human resource department in the international work place. You will gain experience in strategic management, employee relations and engagements, resourcing and management development by applying theory and practical methods in our developmental workshops. This course also teaches you how human resources operate in international companies, NGOS, trade unions or development organisations.
You will be introduced to the tools and techniques of human resource management in an international context, and then explore issues that are proving critical to successful economic and social development in both the industrialised and industrialising world. At the end of the course, full-time students will complete the management research report/dissertation based on an agreed organisation. For part time students their own workplace provides the opportunity to research leading to the management report/dissertation.
You can step off at postgraduate certificate level (after two modules), postgraduate diploma (after four modules and a management report) and MA level (after four modules and a dissertation). This course is also available part time of full time to those already in the field and those embarking on a career in Human Resource Management.
For more information about entry requirements and fees view the programme specification
You will work on consultancy assignments and go on visits to organisations, as well as developing your skills through group exercises, role plays and interviewing practice at workshops. You will also attend talks by visiting speakers and sessions on research methods, as well as doing your own research in your own time. At the end of the course you will submit a dissertation based on a specific organisation. If you are studying part-time, this will be your own workplace, but if you are studying full-time we will help you find a company you can work with, possibly through an internship.
You will be assessed by means of exams, your dissertation and other coursework, including reports, presentations, group assignments and your record of learning and development. You will receive regular feedback on your work.
UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply for this course.
If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study. For further information please visit our Accreditation of Prior Learning page.
We accept the equivalent of the above qualifications from a recognised overseas qualification. To find out more about the qualifications we accept from your country please visit the relevant Support in your country page.
If you are unsure about the suitability of your qualifications or would like help with your application, please contact your nearest Regional office for support.
You will not need a visa to study in the UK if you are a citizen of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland. If you are a national of any other country you may need a visa to study in the UK. Please see our Visas and immigration page for further information.
You must have competence in English language to study with us. The most commonly accepted evidence of English language ability is IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all components). We also normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. Visit our English language requirements page for a full list of accepted tests and qualifications.
If you don't meet our minimum English language requirements, we offer an intensive Pre-sessional English course.
Entry onto this course does not require an interview, portfolio or audition.
Applications for postgraduate study should be made directly to the university. Please visit our Postgraduate application page for further information and to apply.
As globalisation rises, businesses throughout the world are seeking to employ more and more graduates in the global market place. For this reason, our course will prepare you for many exciting opportunities in the International HRM field. NGOs, Trade Unions and Development organisations are popular destinations for our graduates.
As 81% of employers value employability skills over type or class of degree, it’s essential you develop these while studying and utilise our Employability Service on campus. We provide one to one support with job hunting, CVs, covering letters and interview techniques. We offer part-time, internships and graduate roles plus webinars, workshops and events and a support service to those wishing to start their own business.
Find out about our wide range of postgraduate scholarships worth up to 50% of the tuition fee.
MA/PG Dip/PG Cert International Human Resource Management
This course is offered full time or part time. You can choose to study the full Masters or a PG Diploma or PG Certificate. The fees below refer to the 2016/17 academic year unless otherwise stated.
MA Full time students: £13,750
MA Full time students: £16,000
*Course fees are subject to annual inflation so the total costs for part time study are shown here as a guide
Find out about our flexible payment plans for UK/EU students, and how they can help you spread the cost of your course.