Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme combines a critical analysis of cutting'edge theoretical debates with the study of practical applications for managing people in an international setting. You will examine topics such as how globalisation impacts on migrant workforces and what this means for people management; how to understand and analyse complex international employment statistics; how to assess and develop fair and rigorous payment systems suitable for multinational corporations; why expatriate employees often return before the end of their assignment and what steps can be taken to improve their experience and performance and best practice for managing diverse and culturally distinct workforces.

Course Modules

Modules include: Comparative employment relations; international human resource management; organisation theory; research methods for business and management; cross cultural management; managing diversity; optional modules: finance for development; innovation and global competition; multinationals and global business; organisational consultancy; personnel economics; qualitative research methods; quantitative research methods; strategic games for managers.

Course Additional Entry

An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in any social science related subject, such as sociology, psychology, business, management, politics, economics, and law; consideration given to good arts graduates; students whose 1st language is not English must be able to demonstrate English language skills to a recognised standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £16,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,750  Academic year. First year home fees