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  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Business & Management

  • Start Date

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  • Course Duration

    1 year full time

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees

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  • Last Updated

    02 August 2019

Our new Global Human Resource Management MSc will help you become a highly marketable graduate who can make an immediate contribution to any multinational organisation. It provides graduates from any background with the skills to pursue an international management career.

About this course

You will explore the challenges presented by a complex global economy and develop your skills as a human resource professional, who can respond to the changing nature of a diverse global workforce.

Throughout the course we will encourage you to apply your knowledge and skills to practical problems and situations. Our aim is to encourage intellectual rigour with a strong orientation to practice.

The course aims to provide you with an understanding of:

-The management of people in a global economy

-Contemporary approaches to human resource management development and its impact on business performance

-Enhancing employee performance, well-being and organisational effectiveness

-The impact of changes in the global socio-economic climate on the management of human resources

-The nature and importance of the ethical issues in human resource management

Your development

Your development

You are encouraged to develop the critical self-analysis and personal skills that underpin future career development and support the process of lifelong learning. The emphasis on skill development also helps you to meet the professional development requirements of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • implement effective processes for the recruitment, selection, retention and development of employees in a global context
  • provide advice about how to motivate and reward people to maximise organisational performance
  • solve human management problems within the context of the international business environment
  • demonstrate ethical sensibility towards the practice of global HRM.



The course is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Successful completion leads to graduate membership of this prestigious institute. Membership provides you with access to leading resources, training support and networks to advance your professional practice in human resource management.

The Global Human Resource Management MSc also aligns with the standards of the American based Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest association devoted to human resource management.

Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the:

Only 1% of business schools worldwide hold triple accreditation. Our Business School is part of this elite group and this accolade is a huge endorsement. It reflects the investments we make for our students through providing:

  • a high quality teaching environment
  • innovative programming
  • active engagement with industry.


The course is modular, comprising:

  • 180 credits of compulsory and optional modules
  • full time over 12 months.


Newcastle University Business School is one of the largest Schools in the University. We have over 3,500 students representing over 93 nationalities. Our location and modern design creates a dynamic centre point for a valuable network of:

  • regional, national and international thought leaders
  • alumni
  • leading professions.

Our facilities provide:

  • a flexible and dedicated conference suite with panoramic views across the city
  • Wi-Fi enabled connectivity throughout the building, including three computer clusters housing approximately 120 PCs
  • four large lecture theatres and 21 seminar rooms, providing comfortable teaching and group study space
  • a dedicated Hub and Base providing a balanced mix of study space and relaxation areas
  • a contemporary café.

View some of the Business School facilities.

Visit the Global Human Resource Management - MSc page on the Newcastle University website for more details!





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