Postgraduate

Global Human Resource Management MSc

Global Human Resource Management MSc

Full time: 12 months

Profile

Our new Global Human Resource Management MSc will help you become a highly marketable graduate who can make an immediate contribution to any multinational organisation. It provides graduates from any background with the skills to pursue an international management career.

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You will explore the challenges presented by a complex global economy and develop your skills as a human resource professional, who can respond to the changing nature of a diverse global workforce.

Throughout the course we will encourage you to apply your knowledge and skills to practical problems and situations. Our aim is to encourage intellectual rigour with a strong orientation to practice.

The course aims to provide you with an understanding of:

  • the management of people in a global economy
  • contemporary approaches to human resource management development and its impact on business performance
  • enhancing employee performance, well-being and organisational effectiveness
  • the impact of changes in the global socio-economic climate on the management of human resources
  • the nature and importance of the ethical issues in human resource management

Your development

You are encouraged to develop the critical self-analysis and personal skills that underpin future career development and support the process of lifelong learning. The emphasis on skill development also helps you to meet the professional development requirements of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • implement effective processes for the recruitment, selection, retention and development of employees in a global context
  • provide advice about how to motivate and reward people to maximise organisational performance
  • solve human management problems within the context of the international business environment
  • demonstrate ethical sensibility towards the practice of global HRM

Practitioner and research led teaching

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Delivery

The course is modular, comprising:

  • 180 credits of compulsory and optional modules
  • full time over 12 months

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Modules

Modules for 2017 entry

Module changes

Module changes

Modules change annually to take account of:

  • changing staff expertise
  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

Most module information for 2018 entry will be available from mid-May 2018.

Careers

Curious about what our graduates have gone on to do? Find out about opportunities they’ve pursued, and how we can help you develop your career.

Career development

Graduates from this course can pursue careers in:

  • human resource management
  • personnel management
  • management development
  • organisation development
  • human resource management consulting
  • training

Graduate destinations

Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service will help you to explore your options and make informed choices to achieve your career goals.

Work experience

Work experience placements are a great way to develop relevant skills to excel in your chosen career.

Find out about paid and unpaid work experience options and other ways you can add to your degree.

Fees & Funding

2018-2019 fees

The fees displayed here are per course.

MSc

UK

Full time: £7,200

EU

Full time: £7,200

International

Full time: £18,000

Find out more about our tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts.

EU students starting at Newcastle in 2018 will pay the UK (Home) tuition fee for the full duration of their course.

Funding opportunities

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject.

If you do not have a degree we will take your work experience into consideration. You need to have at least two years' of continuous work experience in a relevant field. You will also need to attend an interview (telephone or Skype) and provide a written submission.

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

How to Apply

Use our Applicant Portal to apply for your course. We have a step-by-step guide to help you.

Start dates

The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Deposit

If you live outside the UK/EU you must:

  • pay a deposit of £1,500
  • or submit an official letter of sponsorship

The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.

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