Strathclyde Business School

University of Strathclyde

International Human Resource Management

This course allows for the development of an understanding of how and why human resource policies and practices differ across the world; and how multinational companies manage the process of addressing these challenges; the course equips students to think critically about these issues as well as encouraging them to think more practically about the skills required to manage in an international context.

Entry requirements

At least a 2nd Class Honours degree in a cognate subject, such as an arts, social sciences or business-related discipline, from a UK University or equivalent from an EU or overseas university; work experience is desirable, but not required; for students whose 1st language is not English, achievement of the following minimum level of proficiency in English language, taken within the past 2 years, is required: IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each criteria or; TOEFL paper-based test 600 with a minimum TWE or 4.5 or; TOEFL internet-based test 95 with a minimum in each section of high/good.

Course modules

Global staffing; business systems; labour and diversity in a global context; comparative employment relations; research methods for HR professionals; research report; employment issues and the law; employee relations; people resourcing; employee reward; human resource development.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on the completion of a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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0141 548 3195