Global Human Resource Management, Newcastle University Business School, Newcastle University

Newcastle University Business School, Newcastle University the United Kingdom

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The award

How long you will study
12 Months

Domestic course fees
GBP 6000 per year

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
GBP 16500 per year

All study options

About Global Human Resource Management at Newcastle University Business School, Newcastle University

Our new Global Human Resource Management MSc will help you become a highly marketable graduate who can make an immediate contribution to any multinational organisation. It provides graduates from any background with the skills to pursue an international management career.

You will explore the challenges presented by a complex global economy and develop your skills as a human resource professional, who can respond to the changing nature of a diverse global workforce.

Throughout the course we will encourage you to apply your knowledge and skills to practical problems and situations. Our aim is to encourage intellectual rigour with a strong orientation to practice.

The course aims to provide you with an understanding of:

  • the management of people in a global economy
  • contemporary approaches to human resource management development and its impact on business performance
  • enhancing employee performance, well-being and organisational effectiveness
  • the impact of changes in the global socio-economic climate on the management of human resources
  • the nature and importance of the ethical issues in human resource management

Your development

You are encouraged to develop the critical self-analysis and personal skills that underpin future career development and support the process of lifelong learning. The emphasis on skill development also helps you to meet the professional development requirements of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • implement effective processes for the recruitment, selection, retention and development of employees in a global context
  • provide advice about how to motivate and reward people to maximise organisational performance
  • solve human management problems within the context of the international business environment
  • demonstrate ethical sensibility towards the practice of global HRM

Graduates from this course can pursue careers in:

  • human resource management
  • personnel management
  • management development
  • organisation development
  • human resource management consulting
  • training

Practitioner and research led teaching

View profiles of the academic staff who teach on this course:

  • Dr Michael Brookes
  • Professor Steve Vincent
  • Dr Tracy Scurry
  • Dr Jo McBride
  • Dr Stewart Johnstone
  • Dr Stefanie Reissner
  • Dr Ana Lopes
  • Dr Laurence Vigneau
  • Dr Ali Naqvi 
  • Dr Elizabeth Alexander
  • Dr Lesley Mearns 
  • Dr Jingqi Zhu 
  • Professor Stephen Hughes
  • Dr Sawlat Zaman


The course is modular, comprising:

  • 180 credits of compulsory and optional modules
  • full time over 12 months

The course is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Successful completion leads to graduate membership of this prestigious institute. Membership provides you with access to leading resources, training support and networks to advance your professional practice in human resource management.

The Global Human Resource Management MSc also aligns with the standards of the American based Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest association devoted to human resource management.

Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the:

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)

Only 1% of business schools worldwide hold triple accreditation. Our Business School is part of this elite group and this accolade is a huge endorsement. It reflects the investments we make for our students through providing:

  • a high quality teaching environment
  • innovative programming
  • active engagement with industry

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 months
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 6000 per yearInternational course feesGBP 16500 per year

Entry requirements for this course

Contact Newcastle University Business School, Newcastle University to find course entry requirements.

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