We normally look for a First or Upper Second class honours (2:1) degree from a UK university or the overseas equivalent.
Months of entry
With more and more people working for multinational corporations or in global supply chains, the study of international human resources and comparative industrial relations is becoming ever more important.
- Comparative Industrial Relations*
- Human Resource Management: Strategy and Practice*
- Multinationals and Comparative Employment Systems*
- Research Methods for Organisations*
- Industrial Relations
- Organisation Development
- International Human Resource Management*
- International Labour Law and Regulation*
- Employment Policy and Practice
- Human Resource Management: Context and Organisation*
- Management of International Organisational Change*
You must complete a satisfactory dissertation to be awarded your MSc. This piece of work, undertaken in your third term and over the summer, gives you the opportunity to apply the techniques and theories you have learned during the taught modules.
The dissertation itself normally consists of a literature review followed by a piece of empirical work, involving either qualitative or quantitative research.
- Work-life balance: perspectives of female teachers from UK and India
- The development of employee loyalty in a US subsidiary in China
- The impact of support practices on expatriate adjustment in a Russian multinational corporation
- Coping mechanisms of Nigerian women balancing motherhood and managerial roles
- Handling redundancies in economic crises: a comparison between Germany and the UK
- A critical review of change agents and the HR function in cross-border mergers
Information for international students
IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 100 internet-based. English language test results submitted must be less than two years old. See the website for more information: http://www.mbs.ac.uk/masters/entry-requirements/language-requirements.aspx
Fees and funding
MBS Scholarships are also available - contact the Admissions Office for details and visit the MBS website for further details: http://www.mbs.ac.uk/programmes/masters/courses/scholarships/
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
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