Human Resource Development (International Development) at University of Manchester - UCAS

University of Manchester

Degree level: Postgraduate

Human Resource Development (International Development) (Taught)

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Course summary

MSc Human Resource Development¿(International Development) will enable you to critically understand the role of human resource development (HRD) in supporting economic and social advancement, through the improvement of public services and the education of individuals, organisations and communities. It aims to develop your critical appreciation of globalisation processes, policy initiatives and development management plans to support skills development, competitiveness and human capabilities, including development issues associated with eradicating gender inequalities, fostering human wellbeing and maintaining sustainable livelihoods. You will gain greater professional understanding of HRD strategies and development tools to support skill and knowledge acquisition and build organisation and community capabilities. Our focus on developing human knowledge and skills will enable you to appreciate how education supports skills development. You will also¿acquire knowledge of the role of international organizations (through governments and MNCs) such as the World Bank and the United Nations (UN) in supporting education and development initiatives. There is a strong emphasis on acquiring cross-cultural leadership knowledge, relevant for many social change and development projects in the public sector, or in the private sector, MNCs, NGOs or international organisations like the World Bank. The course is ideal¿for individuals of any professional background in international organisations, public administration, transnational organisations and private sector companies who are involved in the HRD, leadership and capacity planning aspects of organisations in low- and middle-income countries.


Entry requirements

We require a UK Honours degree with a First or Upper Second (2.1) classification or the overseas equivalent, in any discipline. When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved, your academic references and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.


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Human Resource Development (International Development) at University of Manchester - UCAS