Kingston University

Kingston University

International Human Resource Management

Students evaluate the external influences on organisations, such as European developments, employment law, ethical issues and social responsibility. They gain an understanding of human behaviour in organisations and how organisational and management performance can be enhanced through effective human resource management (HRM). They also look at strategic HRM and the national differences and varying approaches adopted by multinational companies. The learning and development processes and the major types of employee relations management are also studied. As is resourcing issues and techniques.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a business or human resources related subject; or some experience as an human resource professional and CIPD qualifications to intermediate level; or 2 years' human resource and/or management experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 6.5 overall.

Course modules

Modules may include: HRM in context; leading, managing and developing people; investigating a business issues from an HR perspective; developing skills for business leadership; resourcing and talent management; international and comparative labour law; reward management; international human resource management.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework; unseen examinations; management report.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 7,160 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 10,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 3,700 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 5,375 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

Key information

Applicant Services
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0844 855 2177