Our MSc in International Human Resource Management will give you the people management skills necessary to succeed in an increasingly globalised and culturally diverse business environment and enable students to effectively contribute to global organisations.

Why study the MSc in International Human Resource Management?

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Programme overview

Based on the success on our MSc in Human Resource Management, the recently introduced MSc in International Human Resource Management provides managers key practical, theoretical and research skills specific to the demands of working for multinational organisations and across national borders. On this fully CIPD accredited MSc, Students will gain the ability to specialise within the field of HRM alongside an understanding of international personnel management issues.

Programme structure

IHRM is a rapidly changing and growing area; therefore our courses are designed directly in response to these practical and academic developments. In their first term (September-December) students will take induction and core courses. During the second term (January-May) students choose optional courses. The final dissertation is written over the summer term (June-August). Learning is achieved through lectures, set readings, exercises and case studies.

Industry links

A strong academic base, passionate faculty and international cohort will ensure a rewarding student experience in our city-centre campus. The School has widespread industry links and students will have exposure to a range of guest speakers. These speakers have represented a number of businesses including AEGON, Cairn Energy, Lloyds TSB, Royal Bank of Scotland, Procter & Gamble, John Lewis Partnership, Heineken and Oracle HCM.

Career opportunities

Our MSc provides a combination of generalist HR and specialist international HR courses that will enable the professional development of future HR managers, and reflective and globally focused HR practitioners. There is a particular emphasis on multinational corporations but graduates should be equipped to pursue careers across a variety of contexts including the public sector, corporate, SMEs and the third sector.