MBA International Human Resource Management 2020/21 entry

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Course code:

LONT057

Study options:

2-5 years (part time)

Location:

100% online study

Starting:

January 2021

 

Fees:
Faculty:

Coventry University London


Get in touch

For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

+44 (0) 24 7765 4700


onlinedegrees@coventry.ac.uk

Course code:

LONT057

Study options:

2-5 years (part time)

Location:

100% online study

Starting:

January 2021

 

Fees:
Faculty:

Coventry University London


Get in touch

For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

+44 (0) 24 7765 4700


onlinedegrees@coventry.ac.uk

Course code:

Study options:

2-5 years (part time)

Location:

100% online study

Starting:

January 2021

 

Fees:
Faculty:

Coventry University London


Get in touch

For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

+44 (0) 24 7765 4700


onlinedegrees@coventry.ac.uk

Reduced UK/EU postgraduate fees for January

For UK/EU students* we are offering a fee reduction on this course.  This equates to a 15% reduction of the normal published course fee listed above. The postgraduate reduced fee will be confirmed in your offer letter.

*Please note, the reduced fee does not apply to alumni or sponsored students.

Overview

Human resource (HR) management is a critical function in the complex contemporary workplace.

This MBA course aims to prepare you for a potential future career in HR leadership, and aims to equip you with the skills to strategically manage and develop people in organisations around the world.

The MBA in International Human Resource Management is an intensive but exciting course, which provides a framework within which you have the opportunity to expand your analytical understanding of international business in the context of a fast-changing environment.

The structure of this online course is designed to allow for flexible studying to fit around your life. You can study at your own pace and at a time that suits you, with a dedicated support team and online facilitators to help you every step of the way. The design, content, and delivery of this course is informed by the experience of HR professionals and educators, to help ensure the relevance and application of all learning to modern-day and global settings of HR management practice.

Online seminars and scheduled group discussions are designed to provide an interactive and immersive environment combined with the availability of subject-specific content and discussion forums at all times online. This enables the opportunity of an equivalent qualification and learning opportunity to the campus-based delivery, upon successful completion of the course. 

Our Learning Platform

We have partnered with FutureLearn, a leading social learning platform, to deliver online degrees to learners across the globe. 

From short taster courses to postgraduate diplomas and certificates, and fully online degrees, the platform provides you with a seamless high-quality learning experience, on mobile, desktop and tablet. You can pay for each program in the degree as you go, making it possible to gain a qualification in a flexible and affordable way, to fit in with your lifestyle.

Flexibility

Short 2-week learning blocks combined with a pay-as-you-go payment model

Value

Spread the cost with our flexible pay-as-you-go payment options

Employability

Earn a full Coventry University degree upon successful completion

Community

Truly international in scale, learn with over 8 million other users across the world

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What our tutors say

The MBA International Human Resource Management course has been designed to develop analytical powers, clear perspectives on strategic thinking and highly effective research skills in addition to deep understanding of international perspectives on managing Human Resources across different cultures. 

Upon successful completion, students will emerge with skills which are in high demand from employers in private, public and third-sector organisations around the world.” Roopa Nagori, Course Director, 2020

Course information

You’ll have the opportunity to learn to track and respond to significant and far-reaching economic, social, technological and geo-political changes affecting the contemporary workplace – changes which demand different patterns of thinking and behaviour from those who wish to manage and lead.

This MBA course aims to reflect the kind of real challenges HR professionals face in the workplace. As a student on this course, you’ll be aiming to graduate with the skills you need to impact positively and strategically on the HR management function, and to lead and influence organisations at the highest levels. 

 

The course’s international perspective is aligned to an increasingly globalised world, providing those looking to work or already working in the sector with the strategic skills to make an effective contribution across cultures and work contexts, potentially anywhere in the world, upon successful completion of this course.

 

As part of the course, you’ll also be guided to deliver your own recruitment and talent management campaign, a bespoke training programme and an employee engagement strategy. This training aims to equip you with the skills required to confidently embark on HR projects in the workplace, while the final dissertation is designed to help you to develop your research skills to explore HR issues in the workplace.

Modules

Overview

Modules

  • Module 1

    Strategic Management

    This module provides the opportunity to enhance your ability to embrace business goals; structure and resource the organisation; and implement effective strategies.

  • Module 2

    Developing People

    The world changes constantly beyond the organisation, and its people change constantly within it. How can their potential be harnessed to meet the challenges?

  • Module 3

    Global HRM Perspectives

    How do you manage HR when your organisation stretches around the world? How do you tackle inconsistencies in workplace culture and rewards?

  • Module 4

    Leading in a Changing World

    Organisations that stand still don’t survive. How do you decide on a new direction – and motivate people to be positive about change?

  • Module 5

    Marketing in a Global Age

    Explore the nature of marketing, the core concepts, techniques and processes, and their application to a number of different environments.

  • Module Disclaimer

    We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated.

Overview

Modules

  • Module 6

    Resourcing and Talent Management

    No organisation can exist, let alone flourish, without good people. What defines ‘good’ people – and how do you find and deploy them?

  • Module 7

    Employee Engagement

    Explore the concept that if employees are fully engaged with the organisation, they will be significantly more able and willing to deliver its objectives.

  • Module 8

    Managerial Finance

    Explore and have the opportunity to better interpret financial reports, balance risk & investment, and use financial data to inform strategic decision-making.

  • Module 9

    Business and Management Research Methods

    The best decisions are well-informed, so this module offers an essential toolkit for helping to ensure you have the information you need.

  • Module 10

    Dissertation

    Take a more academic approach by researching an HR topic of your choice, designed to build on existing understanding of the subject.

  • Module Disclaimer

    We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated.

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In more detail...

Your main study themes are:

  • Strategy – You’ll have the opportunity to develop a wide range of strategic management, HR, marketing and finance skills that can be transferable across all industries and which are designed to meet the objectives of a broad-based MBA.
  • Professionalism – You’ll have the chance to learn to adhere to the highest levels of professional conduct within HR management.
  • Globalisation – You’ll explore how approaches to issues such as labour, ethics, sustainability and finance differ globally, which aims to equip you to work overseas, or within a multinational, or within an importing/exporting organisation (Such opportunities are subject to competitive application, availability, meeting any applicable visa requirements and additional costs may apply).
  • Talent – You’ll have the opportunity to deepen your understanding of how to identify, attract, recruit, motivate, develop, engage and reward the very best people for any given role or context.

Throughout your online learning, there will be a number of subject specialists, tutors and experience officers there to support your journey and ensure a comprehensive experience.

Academics including module leaders, principal lecturers and associate lecturers will support you throughout your online teaching and learning, encouraging critical debates, facilitating live seminars, and hosting group/peer collaborative sessions. Student experience officers will be able to help guide you through general questions, support with technical queries, and signpost you to all and any of the appropriate services you may require.

 

You’ll also have access to a progression coach, as and when you feel any additional support is required. Your progression coach can cover a wide range of mentoring in areas including: practical writing skills, time management, digital /video presentations, etc. Please note that staff are subject to change.

The assessments on this MBA course are designed to reflect the work you may undertake in your current or potential future workplace, which should help you to prepare for the workplace and for appraisals there. Your tutors will take an employer’s perspective, as well as an academic one, when assessing the content and delivery of your work

The course is infused with practical HR assessments such as creating a performance-management and reward-management system; a resourcing and talent-management strategy; a live training workshop; a learning and development strategy for a global client; and/or an employee-engagement survey.

On successful completion, you will be able to:

 

  • Evaluate the impact of legal systems, international developments, corporate governance, and ethical, economic, environmental, social and technological change issues on HR management

 

  • Make judgements about customer service and business positioning from the perspective of an HR manager and/or business partner

 

  • Evaluate the production and marketing of goods and/or services to maximise the management of resources and efficiency of operations in a range of international business and HR contexts

 

  • Appraise the financing of organisations by examining the sources, uses and management of finance and accounting practices for managerial and financial reporting, and their applications for the efficient management of HR costs

 

  •  Interpret data and research from organisations, organisational behaviour, industrial/employee relations, HR management, and change management

 

  • Investigate a complex HR issue, providing information and evaluating options in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment

The activity time will be made up of a mixture of guided and self-guided study.  Students will have access to an experienced team of tutors and lecturers who will support their studies. Each module will have dedicated online tutorials to support the learning.

Each 15 credit module will consist of around 150 hours activities.

As indicated by its title, this course has been designed to take a globalised approach. You’ll have the opportunity to learn how and why HR practices and frameworks vary around the world, and explore how to apply effective strategies when working cross-culturally and/or in a multi-national organisation.

Throughout the programme, we will refer to international case studies and examples. The other learners on your course will be graduates and professionals from around the world and you will be encouraged to interact and discuss the course with them.

What our tutors say

The MBA International Human Resource Management course has been designed to develop analytical powers, clear perspectives on strategic thinking and highly effective research skills in addition to deep understanding of international perspectives on managing Human Resources across different cultures. 

Upon successful completion, students will emerge with skills which are in high demand from employers in private, public and third-sector organisations around the world.” Roopa Nagori, Course Director, 2020

Entry Requirements

A second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent.

Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Work experience is desirable but not essential.

A second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent.

Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Work experience is desirable but not essential.

English as a Foreign Language This course requires IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent. Pre-sessional English is available if required. Our International Student Hub offers information on entry requirements for your country, as well as contact details for agents and representatives should you need more advice.

Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, EU students should be aware that there may be a change to UK laws following the UK’s exit, this may change their student status, their eligibility to study part time, and/or their eligibility for student finance. We will act in accordance with the UK’s laws in force in relation to student tuition fees and finance from time to time.

A second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent.

Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Work experience is desirable but not essential.

English as a Foreign Language This course requires IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent. Pre-sessional English is available if required. Our International Student Hub offers information on entry requirements for your country, as well as contact details for agents and representatives should you need more advice.

Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, EU students should be aware that there may be a change to UK laws following the UK’s exit, this may change their student status, their eligibility to study part time, and/or their eligibility for student finance. We will act in accordance with the UK’s laws in force in relation to student tuition fees and finance from time to time.

What our tutors say

The MBA International Human Resource Management course has been designed to develop analytical powers, clear perspectives on strategic thinking and highly effective research skills in addition to deep understanding of international perspectives on managing Human Resources across different cultures. 

Upon successful completion, students will emerge with skills which are in high demand from employers in private, public and third-sector organisations around the world.” Roopa Nagori, Course Director, 2020

Starts

Fee


January 2021

£15,450 (per year)


Starts

Fee


January 2021

£15,450 (per year)


Starts

Fee


January 2021

£15,450 (per year)


MBA International Human Resource Management - LONT057 Degree Fee: £15,450
Module Code Module Name Credits Fee per module
M115LON Strategic Management 15 £  1,287.50
M015LON Developing People 15 £  1,287.50
M188LON Global HRM Perspectives 15 £  1,287.50
M005LON Leading in a Changing World 15 £  1,287.50
M003LON Marketing in a Global Age 15 £  1,287.50
M079LON Resourcing and Talent Management 15 £  1,287.50
M085LON Employee Engagement 15 £  1,287.50
M004LON Managerial Finance 15 £  1,287.50
M001LON Research Methods 15 £  1,287.50
M030LON Dissertation 45 £  3,862.50

What our tutors say

The MBA International Human Resource Management course has been designed to develop analytical powers, clear perspectives on strategic thinking and highly effective research skills in addition to deep understanding of international perspectives on managing Human Resources across different cultures. 

Upon successful completion, students will emerge with skills which are in high demand from employers in private, public and third-sector organisations around the world.” Roopa Nagori, Course Director, 2020

Career prospects

Previous students who have successfully completed the course, emerge from our MBA in International Human Resource Management with well-developed powers of analysis, clear perspectives on strategy and strategic thinking, and highly effective communication and research skills – all of which are demanded by employers in private, public, and third sector organisations around the world.

Importantly, you’ll have had the opportunity to have worked to deepen your understanding of international and globalised perspectives on HR, equipping you to work, or to advise, across different cultures, faiths and countries.

In summary, the course aims to prepare you well to launch or develop a potential future successful career in senior HR management.

Where our graduates work

Typical previous alumni destinations/positions include the following: general HR roles, HR business partners, recruitment, learning and talent development. Previous students have developed employee handbooks for government bodies, designed employee retention policies, and delivered recommendations on how to improve the recruitment and selection processes for international organisations. Past Alumni’s have also successfully progressed onto PhD courses. Please note that further study opportunities are subject to competitive application, availability, meeting any applicable visa requirements and additional costs may apply.

What our tutors say

The MBA International Human Resource Management course has been designed to develop analytical powers, clear perspectives on strategic thinking and highly effective research skills in addition to deep understanding of international perspectives on managing Human Resources across different cultures. 

Upon successful completion, students will emerge with skills which are in high demand from employers in private, public and third-sector organisations around the world.” Roopa Nagori, Course Director, 2020

Disclaimer

By accepting your offer of a place and enrolling with Coventry University, a Student Contract will be formed between you and Coventry University. A copy of the student contract will be made available to you via the dedicated Admissions Teams, during the enquiry/application stage. The Contract details your rights and the obligations you will be bound by during your time as a student and contains the obligations that the University will owe to you. You should read the Contract before you accept an offer of a place and before you enrol with the University.

Postgraduate UK/EU students
The tuition fee for the course that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus will apply. If the duration of the course is longer than one academic year, we may increase the fee for each subsequent year of study but any such increases will be no more than inflation. Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, EU students should be aware that there may be a change to UK laws following the UK’s exit, this may change their student status, their eligibility to study part time, and/or their eligibility for student finance. We will act in accordance with the UK’s laws in force in relation to student tuition fees and finance from time to time.

Postgraduate international students
The tuition fee that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus for the first year of study will apply. We will review our tuition fees each year. For international students, we may increase fees for each subsequent year of study but such increases will be no more than 5% above inflation.