Abertay University

Degree level: Postgraduate

International Human Resource Management (Taught)

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Course summary

The programme covers a wide range of HRM strategies, policies and procedures that organisations use to manage employees in both local and global contexts. You’ll also develop an understanding of the differences between HRM practices and employment systems of different countries and multinational organisations, and how they are influenced by economic, political and social factors. You’ll share experiences with peers from all over the world, through workshops and activities, to develop professional and strategic thinking skills. During the final phase of the programme, you'll be able to self-select a project relating to international HRM. This can be used to highlight your acquired skillset to potential employers.


BMT501 International HRM; MBA502 Leadership in a Changing Environment; BMT308 Employee Relations and Engagement; BMT525 Human Behaviour at Work; MBA514 Business Research Methods; BMT526 Managing and Building Human Capital; BMT522 HRM in a Business Context and BMT527 Research Project.

Assessment method

You’ll be assessed using a number methods, designed to give insight into best practices in the field. These include portfolio work, case study analysis, presentations (individual and group) and report writing. You'll also undertake ‘authentic’ assessments that match what you would be expected to do as an HR professional e.g. plan and run a development workshop. Self-reflection is also an important part of the programme and matches to the expectation of professionals in the field.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (2:2 or better). A good understanding of people, e.g., psychology, sociology, business, is an advantage.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £7700 Whole course
England £10200 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10200 Whole course
Wales £10200 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £10200 Whole course
EU £15000 Whole course
International £15000 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
International Human Resource Management at Abertay University - UCAS