M.Sc. On Campus

Human Resource Management

Dublin City University

12 months
16750 EUR/year
11750 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Human Resource Management at Dublin City University prepares students to become leaders in people management and organisational change.


The innovative and distinguishing features of the MSc in Human Resource Management at Dublin City University are its focus on international elements of management, its emphasis on enhancing leadership capability, and the importance given to building professional competencies.

You will also develop insights into the latest developments in HRM, including cross-cultural management, people management, and the strategic importance of the HR function.

Why do this course?

  • The only Masters of its kind in Ireland to recognised by the Society of HRM, the largest global HR professional body.

  • A strong focus on leadership and personal and career development, and the application of theory to the practice of HRM

  • Graduates will qualify for associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development

  • Ranked in the World’s Top 30 MSc in Human Resource Management by Eduniversal Best Masters Rankings 2016

  • DCU Business School is accredited by AACSB, a standard reached by only 5% of business schools worldwide reflecting its established international reputation for high quality graduates.


Graduates will find employment with multinational companies, consultancy firms, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. Graduates pursue specialist or generalist roles in human resource management, training and development, employee relations, research, consultancy, or as general managers particularly in international firms.

Recent employers include Intel Ireland, ESB International, Bristol Myers Squibb, Trinity Mirror Group PLC, Tesco Ireland, DELL, Google Ireland, Mazars Ireland, ePeople Recruitment and Smurfit Kappa Group. There are also opportunities for those wishing to undertake further study to doctoral level.


This programme is fully accredited by CIPD. Successful graduates thus qualify with both the Masters degree and a professional qualification (associate membership of CIPD). It equips students to become leaders in the fast-changing world of HR or in international business where there are responsibilities for people management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Labour Law

  • Organisational Analysjs

  • Management Research Report/Dissertation

  • People Management & Development

  • Researching HRM

  • Managing Organisational Learning & Knowledge

  • Leadership & Career Development

  • Selection & Assessment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second class honours grade 1 degree (or international equivalent) in a Business discipline


  • A second class honours grade 1 honours degree (or international equivalent) in a non-Business discipline


  • Professional qualifications in Human Resource Management coupled with significant relevant professional experience.

  • International candidates who are non-native speakers of English must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language.  More information about the English language requirements for DCU Business School can be found here.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16750 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11750 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 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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