M.Sc. On Campus

Human Resource Management

The University of the West Indies

12 months
15000 USD/year
14858 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The M.S. in Human Resource Management at The University of the West Indies ensures that all students leaving the programme have certain key competencies and skills in the area of human resource management.


The Human Resource Management program offered by The University of the West Indies aims to provide the Caribbean with a cadre of individuals with excellent core competencies in human resource management, ensure that students leaving the programme can provide both technical as well as practical advice to employers and to ensure that participants can communicate well, both orally and in writing.

Graduates with M.S. in Human Resource Management from the University of the West Indies will:

  • Develop the critical thinking and analytical skills 
  • Gain skills of individuals working in HRM throughout the region
  • Develop and conceptualise topics that take explicit account of the peculiarities of small island developing states and that expand the frontiers of the field of HRM.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Managerial Decision Making 
  • Human Resource Managernent 
  • Contemporary Industrial Relations Practices 
  • Compensation Management 
  • Human Resource Development 
  • Strategic Human Resources Management 
  • Recruitment & Selection 
  • Performance Management 
  • Caribbean and International Labour Law 
  • Occupational Safety, Health and the Environment 
  • Strategic Planning Management 
  • Leadership & Organizational Behaviour 
  • Research Methods For Business & Social Sciences 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a university or college acceptable to the University of the West Indies, with at least Second Class Honours.
  • Students are expected to have a good grounding in a business subject such as management, marketing, finance, or economics.
  • Students with 'Pass' degrees will be considered on the following conditions: they are currently working in a business or management related field, and they are successful at an interview conducted by the entrance committee within the Department.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Application Processing Fee (BDS $30 for applicants from  contributing countries OR US $30 for applicants from a non-contributing countries)
  • Birth Certificate (certified or notarized copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae (2 copies)
  • Two (2) Referee reports
  • Professional Certificates/Diplomas

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    14858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14858 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

BDS $30,000 for national students

Living costs for Bridgetown

1960 - 2590 BBD /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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