Taught course

MSc International Human Resource Management

University of Essex Online · Business

Entry requirements

Here at the University of Essex Online, we believe education should be accessible to all. That is why we offer both academic and work-based experience routes onto our MSc International Human Resource Management. Additionally, you will need to pass your first assignment set within your two-week induction period of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Academic entry route
You must have the following qualifications as a minimum:
  • an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant Level 6 professional qualification
Work experience entry route
You must meet the following criteria:
  • as a minimum you must have at least five years’ senior level work experience in human resources
English language requirement
Our courses are taught in English, so you must have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 or equivalent. If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, you will be required to pass a free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in, any of these countries.

Months of entry

April, July, October

Course content

The growth of an increasingly global workforce has led companies to drive up hiring standards to attract the best talent. From interviews to diversity, inclusion and shaping policy, this course really does encompass the international fundamentals of human resources.
Discover relevant theory and develop the practical knowledge required to approach a variety of organisational challenges. This part-time and 100% online Masters degree will provide you with the tools to flourish in a HR-based career path.
The course is presented with a focus on the global economy and human resource management, and is followed by several contemporary HR subjects including:
  • how HR policies, such as diversity and inclusion, are shaped within an organisation
  • approaches to leadership and management and how to identify suitable candidates
  • human resource development and strategic talent development practices

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

10% anniversary scholarship available for students who enrol from 1 July 2023.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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