Middlesex University

Course Introduction

This course focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to act as a human resource professional, within a global context. The course is for individuals considering a career in human resources (HR), as well as professionals already working in the field. Students on this course study the tools and techniques of human resource management in an international context, and then focus on areas of study within a human resource management (HRM) department.

Course Modules

Compulsory: International strategic human resource management; the organisation in international context; research and professional practice in human resource management (HRM) ' with applied dissertation Optional: Employee relations and engagement; globalisation and work; human resource management and public policy; individual learning and development; learning and management development; people management for the diverse workforce; resourcing and management development; sustainability and human resource management; the resilient workplace: Building well'being at work.

Course Additional Entry

A 2nd Class Honours degree or above, or an overseas equivalent qualification. Candidates with equivalent qualifications in appropriate subjects are welcomed. Applicants without a degree who have practical experience in personnel work will also be welcomed, but will need to demonstrate ability on the basis of 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. Applicants should have competence in English language and grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all 4 components) or TOEFL internet based 87 (with at least 21 in listening and writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £13,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £10,000  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £48  Credit. First year home fees