Your final piece of work, either the Dissertation or Research Project, offers you the opportunity to investigate an area of human resource management relevant to international business.
Ulster University, in partnership with QA Higher Education
The MSc International Business with Human Resource Management (HRM) programme allows you to acquire mastery of both the macro and micro contexts of international business with a keener focus on a human resource management context. More specifically, you would enhance your ability to acquire, develop, and integrate international business theory whilst developing the skills to apply such theories in terms of international business practice and a greater appreciation of human resource management matters in international business.
A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent. Applicants would normally have 2 years’ relevant work experience.
Alternatively, you may be eligible to study our Extended MSc International Business with Human Resource Management which integrates our Graduate Certificate programme to allow entry for students with equivalent to a standard degree (third class, pass or ordinary). Upon successfully completing the Pre-masters Graduate Certificate with a minimum overall mark of 50%, you will be guaranteed progression on to the MSc International Business with HRM. management course aimed at aspiring and established middle managers from a range of business sectors. The course has been designed to account for current (local, regional and international) market trends and has recently been updated to provide additional flexibility, choice and opportunity and to help apply taught management skills.
The overall objective of this course is to educate and develop individuals as managers and business specialists, adding value through an integrated, applied and critical understanding of management and organisations, as well as the development of professional, transferable and intellectual skills that are essential for successful general and strategic management in private, public and third sector organisations.
Student and employer needs are reflected in the development of this programme and evidenced in the career destinations and further development of our graduates. The nature of the provision is such that it equips individuals for employment in a wide range of international roles within the public and private sectors and a number of graduates are successful in gaining promotion in their chosen fields or alter their career paths on successful completion of the MSc International Business with HRM. Students taking this course would have particular insight on managing and leading teams as well as applying HRM theories and concepts in an international context.
Each module is assessed by a combination of coursework and examination, or by coursework only.