MSc in Human Resource Management

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Leading and managing people has never been easy, but with modern appraisal systems and career path managment tools, you can now be more efficient than ever.

Programme Content

MSc in Human Resource Management (ranked no. 5 in Eastern Europe!*), mixing theory and practice successfully, offers an opportunity for in-depth study of organisations and the management of work. Graduates are equipped to pursue a wide variety of career options in the HR arena, including employee relations, employee development, assessment and recruitment.

*Eduniversal Master Ranking

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Duration of study period12 months (2 semesters)
Starting dateSeptember
Tuition fee per semester in Budapest€ 4,700
One-off registration fee for non-EU citizens€ 900
Degree awarded byThe University of Buckingham
CampusBudapest
Admission criteriaBachelor degree in any field
Language of tuitionEnglish

Key areas of studies:

Business data analysis, planning HR management, employee life-cycle management, performance appraisal and management, leading and managing people, CSR, coaching, business strategy, cross cultural management skills. The curriculum is indicative and is subject to change.

Part

Module

1

Business Data Analysis

1

Principles and Practices of Global Business

2

Leading and Managing People

2

Planning HR Management

1 - 2

Academic Skills

3

Employee Career-Path Management

3

Performance Appraisal and Management

3

Human Resource Management Elective*

3

Research Methods for Social Sciences**

4

Business Strategy

4

Cross-cultural Management Skills

 

Dissertation

*Human Resource Management Electives
Corporate Social Responsibility
Coaching

** Prerequisite: Academic Skills

Knowledge & Understanding

Students upon graduation should be equipped with

  • global economic and managerial issues as they relate to strategic decision making;
  • contemporary issues of HRM, including human resource planning, talent management, performance management systems, and coaching techniques;
  • practical implications of theories regarding recruitment & selection, training & development, career & human capital management, and performance & reward management;
  • appropriate techniques and tools to deal with complex issues critical to the success of managing people in organisations.

Disciplinary & Professional Skills

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • To create an opportunity for students to enter human resource management positions in companies and develop people management skills.
  • To study, review and put into practice both the “tried and tested” techniques and the latest concepts of human resource management.
  • To develop critical awareness of the global business environment and the relevant tools required to make a global organisation successful in managing its human resources.
  • To develop an understanding of how relevant HRM techinques can be applied in the organisation to overcome ethical and professional issues at different managerial levels.
  • To develop international managers, skilled in interpersonal and cross-cultural communication, and capable of effective communication of all stakeholders of the company.
  • To create a global and strategic mindset and to develop sensitivity to learning from other cultures.
  • To build an appreciation in students of the need to continuously develop skills and knowledge throughout their careers.

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Career Opportunities

This programme provides graduates with excellent career opportunities, including positions in Employee Relations, Employee Development and Recruitment. Organisations recognise that a strong HRM team is an essential part of a business enterprise, and the HRM course will train students to perform effectively in many roles.
Our graduates are working in the areas of recruitment, performance and talent management, and organizational development at banks, hotels or HR consulting companies.

*Eduniversal Master Ranking

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