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Business Administration - Strategic Human Resources Leadership

M.Sc.
12 months
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11471 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
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Do you want to analyse and add practical expertise regarding issues involving personnel and organisation? And do you want to think about them at the strategic level within an organisation?  During this Master's Business Administration - Strategic Human Resources Leadership specialisation at Radboud University, you will learn how to optimise organisational, group/team and individual performance.

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Overview

Why study   Business Administration - Strategic Human Resources Leadership  specialisation at  Radboud University

  • This specialisation combines domain-specific knowledge and skills from human resource management and strategic management. In other words, understanding how the micro goals of individuals relate and can be aligned with the strategic plans of a company. Key is enhancing employability and sustainable careers.
  • You will gain scientific insights to topics as varied as high-performance work systems, social network analyses, gender diversity, life-long learning, sustainable careers, expatriate management, bullying at the workplace, and moral reasoning.
  • We pay attention to the entire range of human capital: emotion, behaviour and potential. Corporate social responsibility is the corner stone of all our Business Administration specialisations.
  • Through the use of lots of real-life examples, you’ll get a good understanding of how HRM works within different types of companies and organisations in both the public and private sector, and in a wide variety of industries and occupational fields.

Career prospects

The Master's specialisation in Strategic Human Resources Leadership focuses on new insights into personnel and organisation issues. This involves, among other things, using the human resources concept and resource-based staff and organisation management. In addition, topical themes are addressed such as competence management, training and development management employability and career management, and (cultural) diversity management. Therefore, this Master’s specialisation is interesting for students who want to contribute to the development and implementation of personnel management in organisations.

Graduates of this specialisation could gain the following job positions:

  • HR manager
  • Policy-maker
  • Strategic manager specialised in HR issues
  • HR Management Consultant
  • HR Development Consultant Line manager
  • Member of the Board of Directors (later on in career – this is becoming more and more common)
  • Teacher HR Management and HR Development or Business Studies in tertiary or vocational education
  • Self-employed giving workshops or traineeships in issues as job crafting, team building, sustainable employability and career management, conflict management and/or communication skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • A Critical Approach to Strategic Human Resource Leadership
  • Gender and Diversity in Organisations
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • SHRL and the Flexible Workforce
  • HRM and Performance
  • Master's Thesis in Strategic Human Resources Leadership

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Radboud University will still consider EU/EEA applications until 1 July, but may not be able to offer assistance with accommodation.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

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.
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.
610 (required)

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.
90 (required)
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

A Bachelor’s degree in a similar (or related) field from another research university with a fair number of courses in your preferred specialisation. Your degree must be equivalent to a Dutch Research University diploma. Ideally, your Bachelor's degree should cover the following courses:

  • Organisation Theory
  • Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance
  • Statistics
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
  • Bachelor’s thesis of 12 EC
GMAT: If you have a background in Business Administration,we require you to do a GMAT (scoring >=610) to be directly admissible to the Master's.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11471 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11471 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

  • Radboud Scholarship Programme
  • The Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme
  • Holland Scholarship Programme
  • Fulbright-Radboud Scholarships
  • StuNed scholarship programme
  • Radboud University Medical Center Study Fund
  • Radboud Faculty of Arts Study Fund

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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