Taught course

Global Human Resource Management

Newcastle University · Newcastle University Business School

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject.

If you do not have a degree we will take your work experience into consideration. You need to have at least two years' of continuous work experience in a relevant field. You will also need to attend an interview (telephone or Skype) and provide a written submission.

Months of entry


Course content

Develop the skills to become a global human resource professional and a highly marketable graduate who can make an immediate contribution to any organisation.

Our Global Human Resource Management MSc teaches you how to operate effectively within diverse and complex contexts to demonstrate awareness of institutions and organisations. This course prepares you for the workforce of today and the future, regardless of an organisation’s size and characteristics.

About this course

Global human resource management enables organisations and professionals to:

  • manage diverse workforces across national and geographic boundaries
  • recognise socio-economic interdependence and interconnectedness both locally and globally

It involves a heightened awareness of:

  • different institutional environments
  • diversity and cultural sensitivities
  • ethical and moral imperatives

This course provides you with a firm foundation in the skills required to pursue a career in this specialist field, these include:

  • knowledge
  • conceptual
  • analytical
  • practical

You'll graduate with the ability to move globally in your career. You'll become socially adept, mobile and ethical.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements

To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language Requirements.
Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills).
If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Degree Programme Director
+44 (0) 191 208 1503