• Application Deadline
  • 12 months


One of the top issues facing CEOs and other leaders is managing the dynamics of human capital to meet the strategic business needs. 

The Master of Human Capital Leadership from Singapore Management University curriculum has a strong anchoring in business with the rigour of an MBA. Through coursework and practical application, you will be transformed to be a future leader of strategic human capital in Asia.


  • Understand the foundations of business
  • Gain perspectives in leading across borders in Asia
  • Achieve mastery in strategic human resources management
  • Manage complex human capital challenges dealing with culture, structures, leadership, and talent
  • Address the global dynamics facing the future of work and leadership

Programme Features

  • Unique position as Strategic Human Capital Programme
  •  Anchored in business foundations and linked to strategy
  • Hot topic workshops related to Human Capital Leadership throughout the period of study
  • Experience one module internationally during our International segment

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Human Capital and Global Business Strategy
  • Human Capital Analytics and Research for Management Insights
  • Human Resource Learning and Development
  • Leading, Managing and Developing People
  • Strategic Rewards Management
  • Evidenced-Based Approach to Talent Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • October (for January Part-time intake)
    • February (for May Full-time intake)
  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 15 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (in any field)
  • 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

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Minimum relevant work experience (post-Bachelor's degree) of 3 years (part-time track) or 2 years (full-time track)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33604 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33604 USD for the full programme 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 Singapore

  • 1878 - 3880 SGD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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