Taught course

Human Resources and International Management

University of Strathclyde · Department of Human Resource Management

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 degree or equivalent qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Why this course

In this full time programme, students will study the management challenges encountered by global organisations, with particular emphasis on attracting, managing and developing people.

The programme brings together cutting-edge scholarship on global business management and international human resource management to provide a bespoke learning experience tailored to students looking to pursue senior roles that have a strong ‘people management’ element.

You'll study

You’ll study a tailored programme of human resources (HR) and business modules that specifically prepare students for management roles within global multinational enterprises and other international organisations. Human resource learning will be delivered through targeted modules such as:

  • Global Staffing;
  • Labour & Diversity in Global Context;
  • HR in Business Context;
  • Comparative & International Employment Relations.

These and other HR-oriented learning will be complemented with modules engaging with a range of related challenges for international business managers, including:

  • Understanding the Global Business Environment;
  • Managing Across Cultures;
  • Professional Management Practice.

Students will also have the opportunity to select a number of elective modules from an extensive programme of HR and business learning offered by Strathclyde Business School.

Major projects

Students will be required to undertake a research-based project that will focus on an organisational management issue with an international focus. You'll be assisted to connect with an international organisation and its managers to conduct research and produce a practically-focused report.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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