12 months
33056 USD/year
33056 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Human Capital Leadership from Singapore Management University is a unique programme that leads to a pinnacle of accomplishment in the domain of Human Capital and Leadership.

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The Master of Human Capital Leadership 's curriculum has a strong anchoring in business with the rigour of an MBA and an emphasis on evidence-based research and solutions.  With a one week overseas study module, the programme brings the best of global business knowledge and a strong regional perspective.  Participants will be equipped to become amongst the most sought-after and valuable future leaders of human capital in Asia and beyond.

The programme

The Master of Human Capital Leadership from  Singapore Management University  is designed for individuals seeking to understand more on the "People-side of Business". Join us in our Master of Human Capital Leadership (MHCL) and see how we go beyond the basics of human resource management to provide you with capabilities to take on challenges that lie ahead.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Capital and Global Business Strategy
  • Leading, Managing and Developing People
  • Strategic Management
  • Accounting
  • Human Capital Analytics and Research for Management Insights
  • Negotiations in an HR Context

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (in any field)
  • Minimum relevant work experience (post-Bachelor's degree) of 3 years (part-time track) or 2 years (full-time track)
  • A good score in the SMU Admission Test / GMAT/ GRE
  • A good TOEFL/IELTS score is required if your degree was not taught in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33056 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    33056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33056 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.



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