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Human Resource Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #259 (QS) ,
If you are interested in a career in human resource management, trade unions or management consultancy, this MSc Human Resource Management programme at National University of Ireland, Galway is for you.  You will examine the nature of work and explore employment relations and human resource management in changing national and international markets. 

About

Career Opportunities

Our students are employed nationally and internationally in HR specialist, specialist and intern positions at Alkermes, Beckman Coulter, Boston Scientific, Comfort Keepers, CPL Recruitment, Dunnes Stores, Forest Laboratories, Google, the HSE, Kerry Group, IBEC, Intel, The Irish Times, Matrix Recruitment and Medtronic. A number of graduates have continued their education to PhD level.

The M.Sc. in Human Resource Management at National University of Ireland, Galway is for you if you:

  • Recognise the importance of professional HR practice and the value it can add to organizations
  • Are seeking to begin or advance your career in management, with a specific interest in people management 
  • Enjoy a variety of individual and team-based assignments that are both academic and practical
  • Are willing to commit one academic year to intensive study and self-development

Accreditation

The MSc (Human Resource Management) is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) for accreditation at the advanced level. Students on this programme can achieve Associate Membership of CIPD. After graduation, as they build professional experience, they can progress through the professional stages of CIPD membership from Chartered Member to Chartered Fellow.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Business & Society
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Reward Management 
  • Strategic Management 
  • Global Business & HR in Context
  • Leading, Managing & Developing People

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour 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).

General Requirements

H2.1 grade business or related degree, or a H2.1 in the Higher Diploma in Business Studies, is required (or equivalent international qualification). Work Experience is also considered.A one-minute video outlining why you wish to study for an MSc HRM, what your career plans are and why we should select you for the programmeCurriculum Vitae.A written personal statement must be included with all applications.In addition, an interview may form part of the selection process for the programme.IELTS score of 6.5 if relevant.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16400 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Galway

  • 800 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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