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About

If you're working in HR and ready to make an ambitious next move in your career, our MSc International Human Resource Management degree course at University of Portsmouth will develop your knowledge and skills to Master's level and help you stand out from the competition.

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Overview

On this International Human Resource Management  degree course at University of Portsmouth , you'll improve your knowledge of HR in an international context. You'll learn about the globalisation of business and its effect on the HR industry, and explore why HR measures that are effective in one country can fail in another, even within the same organisation.

When you graduate, you'll have the skills to manage people across borders, and to handle cross-cultural issues in international HR. And because these skills are in demand in the HR industry and beyond, you'll be ready to advance your career in business development, recruitment, or training and development.

What you will experience?

On this course, you'll:

  • Be taught in multi-national classes, benefiting from the diverse backgrounds, academic profiles and work experiences of other students
  • Take part in skills development workshops, where you'll contribute to managerial and HR based activities
  • Study HR and professional skills, HR management, and international HR
  • Complete a strategic research project on a topic of your choice, integrating theory and practice that are beneficial to your career
  • Benefit from a flexible approach, with web, email and phone access to many of our facilities.
  • Access the library's electronic journals, resources and database collections
  • Have the chance of being selected for an HR-related placement, arranged by the Faculty, within a Portsmouth-based company

Careers and opportunities

We are an Approved Centre for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). When you graduate, you'll be eligible for Associate Membership of the CIPD, and depending on your previous experience, you may also meet the criteria for Chartered Membership. The CIPD is the world's largest internally-recognised Chartered HR and development professional body.

The international focus of this course will give you a greater understanding of global business and improve your chances of securing work internationally, or with an international organisation.

Once you've graduated, you can pursue a career in:

  • Human resources
  • Personnel
  • Business development and consultancy
  • Management
  • Recruitment
  • Training and Development

We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Accreditation

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

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Developing Skills for Business Leadership
  • Issues and Debates in International HRM
  • Leading Managing and Developing People
  • Learning and Development
  • Managing Employment Relations an a Global Context
  • Research Skills for the HR Professional
  • Resourcing and Talent Management
  • The HR Practitioner
  • The International Business Context

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
91
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second class honours degree or equivalent in any academic subject and seeking to pursue / continue a HR career. 
  • Applicants with appropriate work experience and a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Level 3 or 5 qualifications will be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15100 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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