Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

International Human Resource Management

The course is designed to provide a learning experience that develops the knowledge and skills required by human resource management specialists who operate in a highly competitive global context; term 1 largely focuses on the CIPD's leadership and management standards, which covers managing resources and information, understanding the contexts within which organisations operate and looking at the role of human resources in organisation success; term 2 covers the CIPD's specialist and generalist professional standards and includes the international personnel and development module to develop human resource knowledge and techniques in an international context; term 3 is devoted to the management report or an individual dissertation.

Entry requirements

Good degree in a relevant subject; professional qualifications could also be considered; if appropriate qualifications are not held then related work experience in management or human resources could be considered by means of the Accreditation of Prior and Experiental Learning procedure.For international students the language requirements are IELTS 6.5 average/6.0 all bands or TOEFL 575.

Assessment methods

In the Certificate and Diploma stages each module is assessed by means of a coursework assignment or an exam. At the Master's stage the research methods module is assessed by an assignment and the business report or dissertation is assessed by a 10,000 word report.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,225 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 7,225 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City North Campus Birmingham B42 2SU West Midlands

Key information

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