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International/EU: £14,460 for the course
- Develop an understanding of the philosophies and practices of international human resource management (HRM).
- Appreciate and critically evaluate the theoretical concepts, principles, standards and frameworks of HRM.
- Develop skills related to improving the activities and functions of modern human resource management.
- Develop a holistic approach to examining issues and solving complex international HR problems.
The course focuses on managing human resources in organisations that operate across national borders and the cross cultural issues of people management. If you want to develop your career in HRM at a strategic and international level, this course is for you.
Sheffield Business School accreditation
Sheffield Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), placing us in the top 5% of business schools globally.
'When I began the course, I wasn't good at writing essays. My tutor gave me the support I needed to write well academically, and I made considerable progress. I am now working in international sales for SUPCON, a leading automatic solution supplier in China.'
Zhou Liang, MSc MSc International Human Resource Management, 2017 graduate
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How you learn
We begin by introducing you to organisation theory, which covers organisational design, organisational theory and methodologies for understanding complex organisations. You also develop your critical thinking on issues such as organisational change and innovation.
You learn through
Course leaders and tutors
Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
The course includes attendance at a three-day residential held outside Sheffield. The residential gives you hands on experience of managing HR activity in a strategic and international context.
The course offers a range of extra-curricular activities to help you apply your learning. The HR Network is managed by students and provides opportunities for networking and hearing guest speakers. There are practical project blocks and applied workshops which help in developing a range of HR skills and competencies.
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for
- International Hilton Hotels
- the banking sector in Nigeria
- Da Nang University
- many organisations across Russia and the Middle East
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus through a structured mix of online lessons and face-to-face teaching with access to digital and online resources to support your learning.
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.
Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Normally one of the following
• a good degree (2.2) or equivalent
• professional equivalent
We may consider you without a first degree if you have the necessary experience and can demonstrate an ability to complete the course. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more
Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
|Module: Comparative Approaches To International Employee Relations||Credits: 15||
|Module: Cross Cultural Leadership||Credits: 15||
|Module: Dissertation: International Human Resource Management||Credits: 45||
|Module: Information And Financial Management For Hr||Credits: 15||
|Module: International Human Resource Development||Credits: 15||
|Module: International Strategies For Human Resource Management||Credits: 15||
|Module: Organisation Analysis And Design||Credits: 15||
|Module: Organisational Ethics And Corporate Social Responsibility||Credits: 15||
|Module: Research Methods||Credits: 15||
|Module: The Context Of Human Resource Management||Credits: 15||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time study in 2021/22 is £9,340 for the course.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2021/22 is £14,460 for the course.
Postgraduate student loans
Up to £11,222 available for Home students on most masters courses.
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