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  • 24 months
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Internationally focused and locally relevant, the CIPD accredited Global Online master’s in International Human Resource Management at Manchester Metropolitan University has been designed to take your Human Resources career to the next level, wherever you are in the world. 

About

Delivered by Manchester Metropolitan University multi-award winning Business School, the International Human Resource Management course has flexibility and student support at its heart, giving you the freedom to balance study with your existing work, life and family commitments.

If you are a Human Resources practitioner looking to succeed on an international level, this Global Online International Human Resources Management master’s from Manchester Metropolitan University’s multi-accredited Business School is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD). It has been designed to give you the knowledge and the skills you need to lead in a global context, helping to distinguish you from the competition when it comes to your next career move.

The course is grounded in the latest research that has a real impact on human resource management, with close links to Manchester Metropolitan University’s Centre for People and Performance. As one of the largest hubs of its type in the UK, the centre conducts independent research in partnership with a wide range of organisations to explore the challenges of managing, leading and developing people on a global scale.

Features and benefits

  • Internationally focused, locally relevant - From studying the effect of globalisation on multinational corporations and discovering how human resource management can have an impact on the bottom line, to attracting and retaining top talent and increasing employee engagement, this unique online Human Resources master’s will give you the skills you need to advance your career both locally and internationally. A focus on vocational assessment means you will be able to draw on your experience and complete ‘real world’ workplace projects throughout the programme, putting your learning into practice.
  • Globally endorsed - Our Business School is placed among the world’s elite according to AACSB for its degree programmes, research, business engagement and innovation. Our MSc International Human Resource Management is also fully accredited by the CIPD and, upon membership to the CIPD, you will be awarded Associate Professional Membership of the organisation when you graduate - helping to distinguish you from the competition when it comes to your next career move. 
  • Study your way - Global Online has been designed to help you to achieve your master’s without taking a career break: from a fast and easy three-step application process and the opportunity to begin your studies at three different entry points in the year, to the choice to pay per unit you study. Our flexible study format and our Virtual Learning Environment has been expertly designed to help you to study wherever and whenever it suits you.
  • Grow your worldwide professional network - Whether it’s through our optional annual Executive Conference or live online seminars with tutors and peers, you will regularly collaborate with business professionals around the globe, making invaluable industry connections that can open doors now or in the future.

Accreditation

CIPD accredited.

Programme Structure

Typical units of study may include:
  • Leading, Managing and Developing People 
  • International HRM 
  • HR in Context
  • Global Resourcing and Talent Management 
  • Employee Engagement
  • Developing Skills for Business Leadership
  • Research Methods

Lecturers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    89

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    Studyportals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    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.

  • A UK honours degree (2:2 or above) or an international equivalent
  • OR A minimum of 3 years relevant experience will be considered on a case by case basis

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4992 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9995 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4992 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9995 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Unit fee: £833*
  • Programme fee: £9,995
*Fees based on 15 credits per unit. 

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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