24 months
5918 GBP/year
5918 GBP/year
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This focused International Human Resource Management degree from University of Essex Online will develop interpersonal and analytical skills needed to excel in HR. Assessments are tailored towards developing practical skills required to succeed in a role in this field. 

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For example, during the Mentoring and Coaching module, you will create a personal portfolio development plan that you can use to demonstrate your mentoring skills in interviews.

You will start the course by studying the theory and practice of human resource management in a global economy. You will then move on to explore a number of key HR topics including:

  • strategic human resource development and learning and talent development practices and policies at individual, group, organisational, national and international levels
  • the management of diversity and inclusion and how national and international contexts shape diversity policies and practices within organisations
  • the significance of leadership and management development, including how to identify candidates for management roles and the importance of ongoing support for developing leaders

Your International Human Resource Management degree from University of Essex Online will culminate in an independent research project which investigates and evaluates a topic of interest, making use of the research, analytical thinking and communication skills you have developed throughout the programme.

Your future

Human resources is central to operations for companies across all sectors. After completing this course, you will be well-positioned to succeed in a range of people management roles, such as: Human Resources Manager, Human Resources Officer, Recruitment Consultant, Training and Development Officer, Employee Relations Adviser, Career Coach and Management Consultant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Global Resource and Talent Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Development
  • Diversity Management in a Global Economy
  • Mentoring and Coaching for Organisational Effectiveness
  • Leadership and Management Development
  • Global Environment and People Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

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IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our MSc International Human Resource Management, as a minimum you must have an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant Level 6 professional qualification.

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our MSc International Human Resource Management, as a minimum you must have at least five years’ senior level work experience in human resources.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.


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