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About

On this course, 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, benefitting 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

Career

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

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing People for Business
  • Managing Human Resources
  • The International HR Practitioner
  • Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

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    6.5

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Academic 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.
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Portsmouth

  • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
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Funding

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