Our MSc in Human Resource Management (International) received a 100% satisfaction rate from students in 2016-17, compared to an 82% average for British universities (Higher Education Academy: Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey). It will equip you with a critical grasp of the issues, themes and challenges central to managing people, whatever the context. The course will suit you if you’re seeking, or have already started, a career in managing people or as a specialist HR professional in any part of the world. We have one of the largest, longest established, and most diverse teams of HRM subject experts of any university in Britain. The high quality of human resource management teaching and research at Bristol Business School has been recognised by the British professional body for HR practitioners, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. The course leads directly to Associate Membership of the CIPD and also satisfies the knowledge requirements for the higher grades of membership. Student membership of the CIPD comes free with the programme. Alongside up-to-the-minute, practitioner-focused teaching, we arrange regular opportunities for you to spend time in a local organisation shadowing the work of HR professionals. We also hold regular speaker events where you can hear from inspiring and influential HR professionals discussing leading practice within their organisations.
The compulsory modules: managing people in organisations; the international employment context; international human resource management; applied human resource management and business skills; investigating a business issue from an HR perspective. Optional modules, you then choose 4 other modules from the list of optional modules below: international resourcing and talent management; equality and diversity from a comparative perspective; international employment relations; international standards and employment law; performance management; managing reward; management and career development; employment law; resourcing and talent management ; employee relations ; dissertation.
A range of different forms of assessment are used throughout the course including written assignments, tests, exams, reflective log, presentations and group exercises. Assessment of skills and competence also forms part of the overall assessment strategy.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Personnel and Development, Chartered Institute of
A good Honours degree (minimum 2.2) from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent from a recognised overseas institution and to be able to demonstrate an interest in human resource management. Applicants whose 1st language is not English are required to meet the UK Border Agency and Universities minimum English language requirements such as the International English Language Test (IELTS) 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all components.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£10000||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£10000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£14000||Year 1|
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