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Human Resources Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #253 (QS) ,
The Master in Human Resources Management aims to instruct university graduates with different degrees in the knowledge and skills required for a professional career in human resources management. El Mundo has selected the master in human resources management offered by the uc3m as one of the top 5 masters in the field in Spain.


The Master’s program is taught by extremely competent and acknowledged staff with recognized experience in the professional arena. Rigor, applicability and respect for people are the values underpinning the programme’s content and structure.

The Master’s program provides a gateway to a variety of career opportunities, such as working for consulting firms and forming part of HR departments, whether they belong to public, private, national, international, or non-profit organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing and Leading People
  • Strategic Management
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Comparative HR
  • Financial Management
  • Commercial Management
  • Production Management
  • International Management
  • Accounting
  • Research Methods and Topics in HR


A degree in Economics or in Business Administration is not a prerequisite for registering for the Master’s program. Our experience over the previous editions of this program reveals excellent results with students from degrees such as Engineering, Geography, Law, Physics, etc.


The Master’s program is taught by extremely competent and acknowledged staff with recognized experience in the three groups that make up the area of study: academics, managers and consultants. This association guarantees and combines the necessary rigor of higher education with the professional application closely connected to the labour market for consultants and personnel management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Applicants are to hold a Bachelor’s degree (three or more years of higher education) from an accredited university. Students in the last year of their degree studies may also apply for admission; their application will be considered upon confirmation of the successful completion of their degree course.

Admission will be decided by the Master Academic Committee. Candidate selection will be done on the basis of the following criteria:
  • Official academic records25%
  • Curriculum vitae25%
  • Letters of motivation and recommendation25%
  • Personal interview 25%

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Madrid

  • 745 - 1260 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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