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Human Resource Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #401 (WUR) Nicosia, Cyprus
The Master in Human Resource Management at University of Cyprus has been designed to offer state-of-the-art knowledge to students concerning the management and development of individuals, teams and organizations as a whole.
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The Master in Human Resource Management at University of Cyprus main aim is to offer students a challenging, supporting and constructive learning environment where theoretical perspectives and research insights are critically debated to understand how HR can contribute to the development of organizations of excellence. 

The Program will add value to students as individuals and professionals, to research in the Department and the University, as well as to the local economy and society at large. It is an industry-led Program that adheres to international academic standards of excellence but is tailored according to the idiosyncrasies of the Cypriot business and social environment.

When graduating from the program, students will have acquired the skills to:

  • Find and develop an organization’s talent
  • Lead the rapidly changing human resource management environment
  • Analyze how human resource practices can support a firm’s strategic objectives and enhance long-term organizational performance.
  • Position themselves for a wide range of management roles
  • Become a business partner and leader on a global stage

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Management and Work 
  • Advanced Organization Behavior 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Leading People 
  • Strategic Management 
  • Strategic and International Human Resource 
  • Management 
  • Employee Selection and Succession Planning 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    96 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 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.

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree in any field of study – min GPA 7/10 or 2:1.
  • Proof of proficiency in the English language through one of the following exams:

Þ IELTS Academic    7.0

Þ TOEFL iBT           100

Þ IGCSE                 B

  • Two recommendation letters from academics and/or work supervisors
  • A CV and a Statement of Purpose (max 500 words)
  • A personal interview (in Greek and English)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5004 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5004 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Nicosia

  • 576 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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