Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

International Human Resource Management

This programme aims to support students' career preparedness for a role where a key responsibility is in managing an organisation's human resources in an international setting and/or cultural diverse setting; the programme enables development of critical analysis of current thinking and leading practices in human resource management (HRM) in work environments that often extend beyond national boundaries and involve different cultural groups; it is specifically designed for graduates who aim to work in a role where their main, but not whole responsibility, lies in managing human resources.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.2 or equivalent in a people or business-centred discipline; however, degrees may be in, for example, the social sciences, arts subjects, modern languages, economics, politics or any business subject such as marketing or finance; applicants with degrees in different subjects with appropriate work experience may be considered; applicants with a qualification that is lower than a degree must have at least a year's work experience in a group environment; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 (with no element of the score less than 5.5) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Personal and professional development; HRM in organisational contexts; resourcing and talent management; diversity and cross cultural management; managing and developing human resources; change and leadership; performance management; international and comparative HR strategies; HRM inquiry project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework, examination and project work all of which can take various forms. The purpose is to make assessment relevant to the aims and desired outcomes from each individual module.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 553 per Module (home fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,790 per Academic year (home fees) 15 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 15 months
MSc Full-time £ 5,790 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0141 331 8630