Course Overview - Global Human Resource Management (Distance Learning) MSc
Human resource management (HRM) is a universal concept valued by organisations across the world, but with nuances that vary across contexts. Gain the skills and knowledge you need to effectively manage human resource issues on a global scale with this part-time Master’s course.
Our MSc in Global Human Resource Management takes an international approach, giving you a unique skill set to help you stand out from the competition as organisations increasingly expand across borders.
On this course, you’ll be introduced to key human resource (HR) practices and will invest...
Human resource management (HRM) is a universal concept valued by organisations across the world, but with nuances that vary across contexts. Gain the skills and knowledge you need to effectively manage human resource issues on a global scale with this part-time Master’s course.<br/><br/>Our MSc in Global Human Resource Management takes an international approach, giving you a unique skill set to help you stand out from the competition as organisations increasingly expand across borders.<br/><br/>On this course, you’ll be introduced to key human resource (HR) practices and will investigate the impact that the globalisation of businesses has had on the HRM industry. Youll explore why HR measures that are effective in one country can fail within another, even though they’re part of the same organisation.<br/><br/>On this practical course, youll use case studies of real organisations to develop your knowledge, so you can immediately apply what you learn to your place of work. You’ll also have the option to develop a real HR action plan for your current organisation as your dissertation, which could help you land a promotion or new job.<br/><br/>You’ll leave this course with the practical skills necessary to effectively manage employees from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds. And because knowledge of the HR industry on a global scale is sought-after in the workplace, you’ll become a valuable asset to businesses around the world.<br/><br/>This course benefits from a global cohort of students that can provide unique insight into HRM practices around the world.<br/><br/>Together, youll:<br/><br/>Examine the strategic role and practical application of key HRM functions across the globe<br/>Develop analytical, critical and information technology skills, as well as people skills, to allow you to connect with employees of varying attitudes, perceptions and values<br/>Develop your knowledge and experience to support your approach to problem-solving exercises, case studies and other activity-based learning<br/>Learn to communicate proposed global HR solutions and critical knowledge effectively<br/>Identify sustainability issues affecting the resolution of international HR problems, along with international HR ethical issues <br/><br/>How youre assessed<br/>All assessments for the course are based on coursework submitted online. Your performance is assessed through coursework such as:<br/><br/>Written assignments<br/>An investigative project<br/>Opportunities for formal and informal feedback <br/><br/>Career prospects and opportunities<br/>With a global perspective on Human Resource Management, you’ll prove a valuable addition to businesses that operate on an international scale. <br/><br/>Just because you’ve studied HR you dont have to stay within HR specifically. This Master’s will give you people management skills you can transfer into a variety of sectors.<br/><br/>You could go on to a career in:<br/><br/>Human resources<br/>Personnel<br/>Business development and consultancy<br/>Recruitment<br/>Management<br/>Training and development<br/><br/>This course is both academic and practitioner focused and as of June 2021 is accredited by the UK professional body for HR practitioners the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) against their new professional standards. On successful completion of the course, any students who started studies on the programme in or after the May 21 cohort, will be eligible for Associate Membership of this prestigious institution and with relevant practical experience you could be eligible to apply for Chartered Membership. The CIPD is recognised by many employers worldwide as an essential requirement for a career in Human Resources.<br/><br/>This course is aligned with the standards laid out in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) curriculum. With over 300,000 HR and business executive members spanning 165 countries, SHRM is the largest human resource management association on the planet. This recognition confirms the high level of HR education we uphold, and our role as a springboard for exceptional human resource professionals.