This exciting course is for graduates and professionals who would like to give themselves a competitive edge in today’s international job market, with a specialist focus on human resource management (HRM). You will gain an advanced knowledge of business and HRM principles, through both practical application and contemporary theory. Beginning with a range of modules designed to underpin key business and management fundamentals, the course introduces key theories and approaches. These are followed by a selection of modules aimed at developing strategic competences in relation to the specialist area of HRM within an international framework. •Global business school The diverse nature of the staff and student cohort means you will experience and benefit from a truly international learning environment allowing you to identify new opportunities in a range of contexts •Apply theory in an international context By embracing two different business approaches, you will gain the ability to identify and exploit opportunities to launch and grow businesses in an international setting thereby enhancing your employability •Tailor your course depending on your interests This course offers a carefully selected relevant range of optional modules allowing you to tailor the course to your career aspirations, be that launching a small business or growing an established company •Excellent student experience Enjoy trips to multi-national companies such as Mini (BMW) which will allow you to apply and understand theory in industry.
Teaching and assessment
Teaching will be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions, and e-learning packages. You will also benefit from exciting guest lectures and visits to companies such as Mini (BMW).
Assessment will usually be through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and exams. In addition, a particular feature of the course will be to take part in a state-of-the-art, computer driven business simulation exercise, which will integrate many aspects of your learning and development.
Enhance your existing qualifications and career prospects with a specialist focus on business and the management of people within an international context.
You should hold a good honours degree or overseas equivalent, in any subject. Applications from those with significant professional experience in business or Human Resource Management (HRM) will be considered individually. If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available both before and during the course if required.