Minimum second-class honours degree or overseas equivalent.
Months of entry
- Understand how multinational organisations can best mobilise a culturally-diverse workforce
- Prepare for a HR career in global organisations
- Gain professional membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
- Develop an understanding of how and why human resource policies and practices differ across the world
- Opportunity to undertake a project placement
This course will help you to develop an understanding of how and why human resource policies and practices differ across the world. You'll examine how international companies address these challenges.
It allows you to consider these issues critically and encourages you to think more practically about the skills required to manage in an international context.
The programme will provide you with a good understanding of theoretical debates and policy issues affecting human resource management in the global context.
You'll develop an awareness of the range of possible national and regional models for the management of human resources within the globalised economy.
You'll learn about the impact of local cultural and institutional influences on the practices of global organisations.
By the end of the programme, you'll have a good working knowledge of the skills required to manage in an international context, as well as an understanding of how multinational organisations can best mobilise a culturally diverse workforce.
You'll have the opportunity to regularly engage with senior HR professionals through departmental and external networking opportunities. Throughout the course of your study there will be a number of guest lectures and tailored seminars delivered by leading HR and business managers, focusing on the practical challenges of managing people in multi-national enterprises and international organisations. Additionally, there will be opportunities to attend high profile conferences for HR professionals.
The programme is delivered by the Department of Work, Employment & Organisation, winner of the HR Network Award 2018 for Outstanding Contribution to Scottish HR. The Department is also home to the highly regarded Scottish Centre for Employment Research.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- SBS Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0)141 553 6105