Taught by an international team of top HRM academics, this CIPD-accredited course teaches you the skills and knowledge to act as a human resource professional, within a global context. The course meets the needs of those wanting a career in HR, as well as busy professionals already working in the field, and is available full time or part time.
You will be introduced to the tools and techniques of human resource management in an international context, and then specialise by choosing options that allow you to explore issues that are either generalisable best practice or are focused on more specific areas of study reflecting the expertise within the department of HRM.
The whole course is accredited to CIPD standards allowing the opportunity to apply for membership upon graduation.
Accredited by the CharteredInstitute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is the UK's major professional body within the human resources, industrial relations and organisational development fields. You will be able to join the CIPD as a student member on successful completion of the course (subject to joining fees) with full access to the CIPD website. You will have gained all the knowledge and demonstrated all the skills to enable you to progress into professional membership.
Middlesex University provides one of the best environments in the UK for human resource management education.
The most popular UK university for international students to study HRM*
One of the UK's largest and most respected HRM departments
We have one of the UK's top research profiles in the discipline with staff including six professors, six associate professors and four visiting professors.
Ideal for those wishing to work in international companies, NGOS, trade unions or development organisations.
The part-time course is designed so that working people only need to have one afternoon away from the office each week.
What are the entry requirements for MA International Human Resource Management?
We normally require a second class honours degree or above, not necessarily in business
Applicants without a degree who have practical experience in personnel work will also be considered, but you will need to demonstrate your ability on the basis on courses already attended, references supplied, a 2,000 word essay and an interview
Part time students should be currently employed or have past experience in posts with significant personnel-related responsibilities.
UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply for this course.
Academic credit for previous study or experience
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.
International entry requirements
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.
Visas and immigration
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.
English language requirements for international students
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.
Our MA Human Resource Management graduates are highly successful in obtaining well-paid employment and many receive several job offers. As a graduate you will have excellent career prospects and the range of potential employers will be vast including within the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.
Middlesex graduates from this group have been successful at gaining employment in the following roles:
Head of Global Information, HR Manager, HR Associate, HR Officer, Senior HR Manager, Director, Branch Development Mgr, HR Adviser, Head of HR, Service Manager.
Our graduates have gone on to work in the following organisations:
LB Waltham Forest, Majestic Wine, Al Huda, CIPD, Weatherford International, NHS Yorks, Emirates, Debenhams, Allen & Overy, Skanska, Kings College, British Council, Notore Chemicals, London Ambulance Service, TVU, Cyprus Telecommunications, Self Employed, Serco, B&Q, PWC, Threadneedle Asset Mgt, Next, Hurley Group, BPS, Wyke College, LB Lambeth, Imperial College, Sainsbury, SG Hambos Bank, Prelude Consulting, Merseycare, Coventry Hospital, UCH
The average full-time salary for graduates in this group was £42,000.