Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

International Human Resource Management and Employment Relations

This programme combines a critical analysis of cutting-edge theoretical debates with the study of practical applications for managing people in an international setting. You will examine topics such as how globalisation impacts on migrant workforces and what this means for people management; how to understand and analyse complex international employment statistics; how to assess and develop fair and rigorous payment systems suitable for multinational corporations; why expatriate employees often return before the end of their assignment and what steps can be taken to improve their experience and performance and best practice for managing diverse and culturally distinct workforces.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in any social science related subject, such as sociology, psychology, business, management, politics, economics, and law; consideration given to good arts graduates; students whose 1st language is not English must be able to demonstrate English language skills to a recognised standard.

Course modules

Modules include: Comparative employment relations; international human resource management; organisation theory; research methods for business and management; cross cultural management; managing diversity; optional modules: finance for development; innovation and global competition; multinationals and global business; organisational consultancy; personnel economics; qualitative research methods; quantitative research methods; strategic games for managers.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mile End Tower Hamlets E1 4NS South East

Key information

Masters Programme Administrator
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