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MA / PGDip International Human Resource Management


Course Description

This programme is designed for people with an interest in human resource management and/or experience in human resource activities who wish to extend their skills. It offers an opportunity to focus on cultural and management issues at the international level and it would suit both students from home and overseas who wish to study this postgraduate programme in the UK.

Overall, it provides students with the ability to develop a systematic understanding and critical awareness of current problems and issues in international human resource management.

The aims of this programme are:

- To prepare students for careers in human resource management and generalist managerial positions by developing in them, a systematic, broad, analytical and integrated understanding of key aspects of business

- To place particular emphasis on the acquisition of management skills and an understanding of human behaviour as significant vocational elements in the development of successful managers in a variety of organisational contexts

- To provide a general business education which stimulates an objective understanding of the role of organisations in the changing global business environment and of the ethical responsibilities of organisation policy makers

- To enhance lifelong learning skills and personal development in order to contribute most effectively to the future of society at large.

Visit the website http://www2.gre.ac.uk/study/courses/pg/hr/inthrm

Human Resources

Our programmes are designed to provide Continuing Professional Development for HR practitioners, with several years work experience, and will prepare you for senior organisation roles. You will learn how to approach business problems strategically and combine academic and practical approaches.

What you'll study

Full time
- Year 1:
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Organisation Behaviour and Leadership (15 credits)
Business English for Academic Purposes - Level 4
Human Resource Strategy (15 credits)
Human Resource Management Functions (30 credits)
International Context of HRM (30 credits)
Dissertation (MAIHRM) (45 credits)
Knowledge and Consultancy Interventions (15 credits)
Foundations of Scholarship (MAIHRM) (15 credits)
Research Methods (MAIHRM) (15 credits)

Part time
- Year 1:
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Business English for Academic Purposes - Level 4
Human Resource Management Functions (30 credits)
International Context of HRM (30 credits)
Foundations of Scholarship (MAIHRM) (15 credits)
Research Methods (MAIHRM) (15 credits)

- Year 2:
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Organisation Behaviour and Leadership (15 credits)
Human Resource Strategy (15 credits)
Dissertation (MAIHRM) (45 credits)
Knowledge and Consultancy Interventions (15 credits)

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Find out more about our fees and the support available to you at our:
- Postgraduate finance pages (http://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/pg)
- International students' finance pages (http://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/international)

Assessment

Students are assessed on varied aspects of organisational practice through portfolios, case studies, presentations, practical activities and written assignments, on the conceptual issues, the research basis and on skill.

Career options

Graduates can pursue professional positions in international human resource management in public and private institutions, international companies, government departments, non-governmental organisations, trade unions and similar agencies.

Find out about the teaching and learning outcomes here - http://www2.gre.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/643996/Programme-Spec-MA-IHRM.pdf

Find out how to apply here - http://www2.gre.ac.uk/study/apply

Visit the MA / PGDip International Human Resource Management page on the University of Greenwich website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Ola Ebietomiye

"I am going to miss the highly resourceful state of the art library and the ever available updated materials that make you feel at ease on your research work."

(Student Profile)

Emem Ekanem

"Life at University of Greenwich was challenging at first, but expert support from staff at the university and the facilities available made it so easy and smooth sailing. Can't wait to return there for another programme."


(Scholarship)

Fast Forward Master's Scholarships - 20+ Awards

Our Fast Forward Master's Scholarship will provide £5000 support which can be taken either as a discount from the normal fee or a cash bursary.Up to 80 scholarships will be available across the university.Criteria and who can apply?- Final year University of Greenwich home undergraduates (subject to a simple financial means threshold details below) who are predicted to achieve a First or Upper Second class degree. Offers for the Scholarship scheme will be made conditional upon achievement of that degree outcome.- Available for part time programmes. Part time fees will be split across the first two years of study.- Students will need to have a declared household income of £40,000 or less, and will be asked to demonstrate this by providing certain information as requested by the university.- Students funded by Student Finance England (SFE) will need to ensure that SFE have "consent to share" their household income assessment with the university.- Students who receive funding from Student Finance Services European Team, Student Finance Wales, Student Finance Northern Ireland or the Student Awards Agency for Scotland will be asked to by the University to provide documents from their funding provider to verify their household income.- Fees will be subject to a 5% prompt payment discount if paid in full by the end of September 2016. Other fee waivers (for example the Alumni and First Class Honours waivers) will not be payable in addition to Fast Forward Master's Scholarships.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5000

Eligibility

Final year University of Greenwich home undergraduates (subject to a simple financial means threshold details below) who are predicted to achieve a First or Upper Second class degree. Offers for the Scholarship scheme will be made conditional upon achievement of that degree outcome.

Application Procedure

Before applying for this scheme you must first make an application for an eligible University of Greenwich Master's programme.Applications for Fast Forward Master's Scholarships will be addressed to check whether:- They meet the eligibility tests as summarised above and as set out more fully in the self-check eligibility test (see below)- They are predicted to achieve a First or Upper Second class degree.Those applications which pass this assessment will result in scholarship offers, on a first come/ first serve basis. These offers will be conditional on the achievement of a first or upper second class degree.

Further Information

http://www2.gre.ac.uk/study/finance/postgraduate/scholarships/fastforward



Entry Requirements

A relevant first degree from a recognised university or higher education institute (generally a 2.2 or equivalent). Students who were educated in a language other than English should demonstrate an IELTS score of normally 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or above, or an equivalent rating in another Secure English Language Test. Alternatively, students may follow our Pre- Sessional English courses (accredited by the British Council).

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