12 months
22800 GBP/year
12600 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Global Human Resource Management programme from Newcastle University helps you develop the skills to become a global human resource professional and a highly marketable graduate who can make an immediate contribution to any organisation.

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Our Global Human Resource Management MSc teaches you how to operate effectively within diverse and complex contexts to demonstrate awareness of institutions and organisations. This course prepares you for the workforce of today and the future, regardless of an organisation’s size and characteristics.

Global human resource management enables organisations and professionals to:

  • manage diverse workforces across national and geographic boundaries
  • recognise socio-economic interdependence and interconnectedness both locally and globally

It involves a heightened awareness of:

  • different institutional environments
  • diversity and cultural sensitivities
  • ethical and moral imperatives

This course provides you with a firm foundation in the skills required to pursue a career in this specialist field, these include:

  • knowledge
  • conceptual
  • analytical
  • practical

You'll graduate with the ability to move globally in your career. You'll become socially adept, mobile and ethical.

Professional accreditation

Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the:

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)

Only 1% of business schools worldwide hold this triple crown. Our accreditations reflect the investments we make for our students through providing a high quality teaching environment, innovative programming and active engagement with industry.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

The course is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Successful completion leads to graduate membership of this prestigious institute. Membership provides you with access to leading resources, training support and networks to advance your professional practice in human resource management.

Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)

The Global Human Resource Management MSc also aligns with the standards of the American based Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest association devoted to human resource management.


Newcastle University Business School is one of the largest Schools in the University. We have over 3,500 students representing over 83 nationalities. This valuable network extends beyond our current students to include:

  • regional, nationality and international leaders
  • alumni
  • leading professionals and practitioners from industry

The Business School is based in a building within the Newcastle Helix development – Newcastle's emerging business district.

Our facilities provide:

  • a flexible and dedicated conference suite with panoramic views across the city
  • Wi-Fi enabled connectivity throughout the building, including three computer clusters housing approximately 120 PCs
  • four large lecture theatres and 21 seminar rooms, providing comfortable teaching and group study space
  • a dedicated Hub, Base, and Lounge providing a balanced mix of study space and relaxation areas
  • a contemporary café

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The course is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice
  • People Management in Global Context
  • Global Employment Relations
  • The Reflexive Human Resource Practitioner
  • Human Resource Development in a Global Economy  
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject.
  • If you do not have a degree we will take your work experience into consideration. You need to have at least two years' of continuous work experience in a relevant field.
  • You will also need to attend an interview (telephone or Skype) and provide a written submission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    12600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12600 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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