Taught course

International Human Resource Management

Manchester Metropolitan University · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

To enrol in the course, you will need the following:

  • A UK honours degree (2:2 or above) or an international equivalent
  • OR A minimum of 3 years relevant experience will be considered on a case by case basis
  • If you’re applying with non-UK qualifications, you can find further information for international students on our international website

English language requirements:

Applicants whose first language is not English (and whose first degree was not taught in English) are required to produce evidence of English language proficiency. We provide a FREE Pearson English test to all applicants if required which can be requested from your enrolment advisor during the application process.

Read more about our English requirements.

Credit for prior learning:

If you have previously studied a CIPD accredited course or programme before, you may be eligible for an accelerated study route with exemptions granted for some modules.

For further information please get in contact by filling in the form and one of our enrolment advisors will contact you to help.

Months of entry

January, March, May, July, September, November

Course content

Internationally focused and locally relevant, our Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD) accredited Global Online masters in International Human Resource Management has been designed to take your HR career to the next level, wherever you are in the world.

The course is grounded in the latest research that has a real impact on human resource management, with close links to Manchester Metropolitan University’s Centre for People and Performance. As one of the largest hubs of its type in the UK, the centre conducts independent research in partnership with a wide range of organisations to explore the challenges of managing, leading and developing people on a global scale.

Delivered by Manchester Metropolitan’s multi-award winning Business School, the course has flexibility and student support at its heart, giving you the freedom to balance study with your existing work, life and family commitments.

There are six intakes annually for this course, with programmes starting in January, March, May, July, September and November.

Features and Benefits:

  • Internationally focused, locally relevant - studying key elements of HR such as HR analytics, HR strategy, international HR management and performance/reward, this online HR master’s will give you the skills you need to advance your career both locally and internationally. And you’ll have the chance to develop ‘real-world’ projects based on your own workplace requirements too, giving you the opportunity to put theory directly into relevant practice.
  • Globally endorsed - delivered by Manchester Metropolitan Business School - with prestigious accreditations from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. Our MSc International Human Resource Management is also fully accredited by the CIPD.
  • Study your way - Global Online has been designed to help you to achieve your master’s without taking a career break: from a fast and easy three-step application process and the opportunity to begin your studies at six different entry points in the year, to the choice to pay per unit you study. Our flexible study format and our Virtual Learning Environment has been expertly designed to help you to study wherever and whenever it suits you.
  • Grow your worldwide professional network - through our live online seminars with tutors and peers, you will regularly collaborate with business professionals around the globe, making invaluable industry connections that can open doors now or in the future.
  • Be supported every step of the way - we pride ourselves on our students’ study experience. As a Global Online student, yyou will be given access to the Student Success Team. Specialists, who will help you make the most of your time with us and ensure you hit important deadlines.

Information for international students

If you’re applying with non-UK qualifications, you can find further information for international students on our international website.

Fees and funding

Funding options available, please visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Global Online Team
0044 (0) 161 880 4721