17 / 09 / 2012
1 year full-time
30 (this number may be subject to change)
Available at the following campuses:
You will normally have a good relevant first degree or equivalent in a subject related to the study of people, e.g. a degree in Human Resource Management(HRM), Business Management, Marketing or Business Administration.
International students should also refer to the University website for minimum English language entry requirements.
Tel: 01484 472746
The overall aim of the course is to educate you as a Human Resource Manager in an international context and improve the quality of your professional development. You are encouraged to develop critical reflection and a range of skills and techniques specific to international human resource management.The course will focus on the development of relevant personal and interpersonal skills in preparation for a future professional career in people management in a global workplace.
This course offers you a relevant blend of HRM related modules, including a general introduction to the major aspects of HRM and related international issues, such as the international business environment and corporate governance and business ethics, in addition to HRM strategy and inter-cultural management. You will also have the opportunity to work with tutors who are extremely experienced in delivering Master’s level courses both in the UK and overseas.
Managing People in Organisations
International Business Environment
Term 1 and 2:
Personal Development through Reflective Practice
Human Resource Strategy
Corporate Governance and Business Ethics
Research Methods and Techniques
Most modules are offered as 2-hour seminars, normally scheduled during the day. Some modules are also delivered in blocks of teaching.
Successful completion of this course will prepare you for a leadership role in international human resource management in the UK or overseas.
The Business School has strong links with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and we hold a number of joint events, including workshops, guest lectures and an Annual Prestigious Lecture on campus.
We are a CIPD Approved Centre and our links with the West Yorkshire CIPD branch offer additional advice, mentoring and networking opportunities from the profession.
Teaching methods are designed to enable you to acquire the wide range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the practice of international HRM.The learning experience will reflect your different learning styles and strengths in addition to the varying topics studied.
There is a strong emphasis on formative assessment and you are encouraged to be independent in developing your own skills and learning.
Full use of relevant technology is made to support the more traditional classroom format.
Assessment strategies have been designed to allow you to demonstrate an understanding of HRM concepts and ideas.These strategies may include, for example, individual assignments, group projects, learning logs and portfolios, presentations, case studies, exams and a dissertation.
Here at the University of Huddersfield, we continue to work hard to ensure that we set a fee for postgraduate students that is fair and offers you value for money. The tuition fees for postgraduate taught courses will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance, please see Fees and finance.
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If you are interested in postgraduate research degrees, you can find information about research degree fees and finance here.
In 2010, the Business School moved into an exciting new building, following an investment of £17m. Set in landscaped grounds by the restored canal, this is the most environmentally friendly building on campus. It brings all of the Business School’s activities together in one state-of-the art facility and provides you with a high quality, professional environment in which to learn and develop.
The building features modern, spacious classrooms with excellent IT facilities and there are a number of computer labs for general access.
Another key feature is the provision of social space, where you can gather to study or just relax. ‘The Street’, at first floor level, comprises of a wide, curving space flooded with light from its triple-storey, sloping glazing. Here there are soft seating, tables, WiFi internet access and a terrace overlooking the courtyard, and a cafe selling excellent coffee and food, with vending facilities for if you're in a hurry or working late.
Research degrees are also available in this area. Contact us for details. Interim Awards A Master's course is 180 Master's level credits, which would normally take one calendar year full-time study. Interim awards are available at Postgraduate Certificate level or Postgraduate Diploma level should you decide to exit the course early. Please contact us for details of the credits required for these interim awards.
We hope you are interested in what you have seen and want to apply to join us.
Research plays an important role in informing all our teaching and learning activities. Through research our staff remain up-to-date with the latest developments in their field, which means you develop knowledge and skills that are current and highly relevant to industry. For more information, see the Research section of our website.