University of Derby

International Business and Human Resource Management

The course aims to prepare students for a rewarding career managing people in global organisations. It sharpens international focus to improve the business and human resources management (HRM) decisions students make on behalf of their organisations. It also provides students with a thorough grounding to gain further professional qualifications in any international organisation.

Course modules

Modules include: international economics for business and finance; markets, customers and marketing; improving financial performance; HRM in an international context; leading, managing and developing people; international business theory and strategy; employment law; strategic talent development; independent studies.

Assessment methods

Assessment is mainly through coursework which ranges across formats including computer-based tests, research reports, practical activities, presentations, essays and case study analysis. Some modules are also assessed with an examination.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 800 per Module (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time January 2018 GBP 800 per Module (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 12,240 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 800 per Module (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus DE22 1GB East Midlands

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