International Human Resource Management MA

Course Introduction

Course summary

The course is designed to appeal to candidates from outside the UK wishing to pursue or enhance a career in HRM that has, or may have, an international dimension. Students study an interesting range of modules focusing on international corporate HRM, International personnel management and organisational analysis and development. This Master's specifically enables you to build a body of practical skills and theoretical knowledge around the management of organisations within different international contexts, allowing you to acquire a coherent, specialised body of relevant knowledge.

Westminster Business School is an approved centre for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and this course has been accredited by the CIPD as meeting the knowledge criteria for professional membership. This means that once you have passed the degree and given the CIPD evidence of your practice in the workplace you will gain the professional level of Chartered Membership with the joining and membership fee paid for by the university.

Students on the course will be exposed to a wide range of contemporary perspectives on key developments in and around international human resource management and organisational analysis, providing access to a range of alternative academic and practitioner views. You will explore relevant issues and what these mean for individuals and organisations at local, national and international levels.

CAREER PATH

Those completing the course can be expected to find employment within HRM, either in the UK or abroad, or to continue their studies in HR-related fields. Providing a higher degree qualification in a well-established management area, the course enhances your career prospects and marketability in the professional practice of international HRM. Past students have gone on to become consultants (internal and external), HR managers, compensation and benefits managers, change management specialists, HR business partners/operations managers, civil servants, and mediators. Companies that have employed our students include Cap Gemini, PwC, Transport for London, and Visa.

CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY SERVICE

Our Careers and Employability Service is here to support you to achieve your full potential.

With a growing network of over 3,000 employers around the world and a team of experienced careers consultants, we provide you with a variety of opportunities to work and develop new skills. As a University of Westminster student, you?ll have access to our services throughout your studies and after you graduate.

We can help you:

* find work placements, graduate jobs or voluntary experience related to your course

* discover international opportunities to enhance your employability

* write effective CVs and application forms

* develop your interview and enterprise skills

* plan your career with our career consultants

* gain insights into your chosen industry through mentoring

* meet employers and explore your career options at our employer fairs, careers presentations and networking events.

Start Date

2020-SEP-21, 2021-JAN-18.

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £11,500 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £13,000 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £11,500 European Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2). Relevant degree disciplines include: business studies, economics, geography, management, and operations research. However, students with qualifications in other disciplines such as engineering, environmental sciences, the humanities and languages are also encouraged to apply. If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each element. Applicants are required to submit one reference.
  • International entry requirements: A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2). Relevant degree disciplines include: business studies, economics, geography, management, and operations research. However, students with qualifications in other disciplines such as engineering, environmental sciences, the humanities and languages are also encouraged to apply. If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each element. Applicants are required to submit one reference.