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Masters (MSc) in International Human Resource Management and Comparative Industrial Relations

Learn about the differences in employment practices and industrial relations systems around the world.

Put your HR career on the global stage with a degree that focuses on managing people across borders and putting human resources into an international context. With more and more people working for multinational corporations or in global supply chains, the study of international human resources and comparative industrial relations is becoming ever more important.

MSc Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations approved by CIPD

The course is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) to the new equivalent advanced level postgraduate standard.

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MSc International Human Resource Management and Comparative Industrial Relations / Careers

Year of entry: 2019

Career opportunities

This course is ideal for those intending to pursue careers within multinational companies based in the UK or elsewhere and broaden the international understanding of HR professionals who wish to work in a global context .

Recent recruiters

Accenture, AstraZeneca, BAE Systems, Bentley, Deloitte, Department for Education, EY, European Central Bank, Hewlett-Packard, Nestlé, Proctor and Gamble, RBS Insurance, Saudi Aramco, Shell International and Ultramar Group.

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Accrediting organisations

The course is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) to the new equivalent advanced level postgraduate standard. You can enhance your studies by taking additional CIPD components that prepare you for CIPD membership.

To qualify for membership you need to attend a series of skills workshops, with presentations by guest speakers, and complete a range of activities enabling you to develop practical HR skills.

You join CIPD as a student member and when you have passed all course units (including the dissertation) and the CIPD components, your CIPD membership will be automatically updated to Associate Member. Once you have applied your knowledge in the workplace, you can apply for Chartered membership.

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MSc International HRM graduate, Delores-Joan Idumesaro
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"The professors are constantly researching and improving themselves, which is transferred to us during lectures. They not only base their arguments on past events but also current happenings, which is extremely helpful."

Delores-Joan Idumesaro, Nigeria

MSc International Human Resource Management and Comparative Industrial Relations, Class of 2016

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