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MSc Human Resource Management and Development (International Development) by Distance Learning

University of Manchester

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    33 months

Course summary

Course description

MSc Human Resource Management and Development (International Development) offers a practical and critical introduction to the philosophy, values, policies and practices of human resource management and development in an international context.

It is an ideal choice if you are involved in HR at an organisation in a developing or transitional country.

The course makes available core elements and insights of the Global Development Institute's (GDI) existing taught master's courses in Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development , enabling participants to obtain a master's degree by distance learning over up to five years without leaving home or interrupting their careers.

Applicants who do not fulfil all the entry requirements for the master's degree may be registered as Postgraduate Diploma or Certificate students.

Such students whose performance has met the standard required at master's level at the end of the fourth course unit proceed to the remaining course units and dissertation.

Students whose performance has met only the standard required at Diploma level proceed to the remaining course units. On satisfactory completion of all the course units, they are awarded the Postgraduate Diploma.

Coursework and assessment

Each course unit generally requires one assignment of 3,500 words. Assignments for all course units typically relate to organisational application of management and information systems ideas.

You must also complete a 12,000-15,000 word dissertation on a topic of your choice approved by the Programme Directors. You are encouraged to base your dissertation on topics of direct professional concern.

Career opportunities

Teaching and research at the Global Development Institute covers a wide variety of topics and as a result our students can be found in a range of jobs and careers.

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

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    3.96 79%

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    3.90 78%

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