International Human Resource Management and Development
School - Salford Business School
Subject area - Business and Management
Start Date(s): September; January; March; June; November; July
MSc (one year full-time)
PgDip (eight months full-time or two years part-time)
PgCert (four months full-time or one year part-time)
Part-time - £1,417 per 30 credit module
UK - £8,500
International - £13,500
Full-time PgDip - £5,670 full-time, £2,835 part-time
- Enhance your employability by developing the skills needed to motivate, manage and reward employees in an international business environment
- Taught by subject area experts, you will develop both theoretical and practical skills
- The Business Innovation Project offers you the chance to practise the knowledge you have learned in a live consultancy position.
- International students can apply
This programme is new for September 2018 and focuses on the international aspects of human resource management and development
As the nature of work changes, organisations face challenges in recruiting, motivating, developing and retaining the workforce of the future. As a result, HR managers need to understand the future demographic, technological and societal shifts, and prepare themselves accordingly.
With an increasing emphasis on globalisation, companies need experts who understand the global and comparative background to Human Resource Management and Development in the international business environment. This advanced level programme will give you the requisite knowledge and skills to work in a broad range of HR roles in an international context.
This course is designed for graduates with an interest in Human Resource Management and Development careers. By the time you finish the programme, you will have developed as a manager of people by acquiring specialist knowledge that you will be able to apply in practice. You will gain a global perspective on Human Resource Management & Development themes and specifically focus on comparative employment relations and employment law in a variety of national settings.
The programme is block delivered and there are several entry points throughout the year. You will take the modules below in a sequence dependent on your start date.
The course is delivered in four 30 credit blocks of intensive study periods. For each block, you will study a single module for a 6-week period. Face-to-face teaching is delivered on campus for 6 hours each week. In addition, you will attend the taught element of the Business Innovation Programme one afternoon a week during the 6-week blocks.
During this year, you will also undertake independent study in your own time with online support through the University’s virtual learning environment, Blackboard.
You will complete your Master’s degree with the 60 credit Business Innovation Project. You will be able to choose to investigate a business issue either via a dissertation or a paid six month placement.
SEMESTER 3Business Innovation Project (BIP)
This module accounts for the final 60 credits of your degree. You will have the opportunity to select between a live project, placement, internship or dissertation, all of which are designed to accommodate your career aspirations and enhance your professional experience.
You will be allocated a supervisor who will mentor you through the BIP project. You will also have the opportunity to engage with the Student Hub and Student Life. Student Life can help with pre project / placement support for students and opportunities for those going on placement to participate in training workshops to ensure best practice. The Student Hub can helps you to find internships, placements and live projects for your Business Innovation Project.
- Placements can be undertaken in the UK or overseas.
- You can undertake your placements with your sponsor or employing organisation.
- For international students placements are 6 months maximum due to visa restrictions.
- For home/EU students, placements can possibly be extended to 12 months.
- You will be paid a salary for the duration of your placement.