Taught course (will run subject to approval)

International Human Resource Management

University of Bedfordshire · Department of Management and Business Systems

Entry requirements

This course is subject to approval. Entry requirements will be confirmed once the course is validated.

Months of entry

September, March

Course content

Key features

  • Study and analyse data using the latest techniques and knowledge, and learn about the contemporary issues and problems relating to the management of human resources in global organisations
  • Explore and analyse a range of perspectives relating to workplace organisation and its effective management to ensure optimum performance
  • Develop the expertise to make an invaluable contribution to effective organisational management
  • Gain experience of a multi-disciplinary approach to the principles of HR management, strategic management, employee relations, human resource development, international business and management principles through an employability practice-based approach
  • Benefit from the development of expertise that will enable you to work as a human resources strategic business partner, giving support to other strategic managers with critical insights into the world of people in the workplace

About the course

An organisation's success is dependent on many things, none more so than the management of skilled, committed and empowered employees who want to grow and meet challenging goals. Join us on this course and you will quickly develop as an HR specialist with an international outlook, and gain a high level of practical knowledge which will enable you to make a valuable contribution to your team. You will research and discuss the latest ideas at operational and strategic levels, and learn to recognise the people management implications of corporate goals.

Career opportunities

By completing the course you will have the skills and find career opportunities in the following industries/areas:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Administrative Services
  • Compensation, Benefits and Job Analysts
  • Business Development
  • Labour Relations Specialists
  • Training Development
  • Personal Coach Leaders
  • Leadership Managers

You will also be well prepared for further research study in either the MPhil, or PhD

Areas of study include:

  • Leading People in Creative Teams
  • Talent Resourcing and Development
  • Employment Law in a Global Context
  • Strategic Management

Fees and funding

For details on the financial support on offer at the University of Bedfordshire please visit our website: www.beds.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0) 1582 743 500