Online Degree in Business & Management

MBA International Human Resource Management

Prepare for a career in HR leadership in the diverse and complex modern workplace, and expand your analytical understanding of international business in the context of HR management.

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Coventry UniversityCoventry University
  • Degree title

    MBA International Human Resource Management
  • Type

  • Duration

    Full-time – 1 year; Part-time – 2 years

Develop the HR skills to strategically manage people in global organisations

This intensive MBA course will help you develop the professional skills required to positively and strategically impact the human resource management function in any organisation and to lead and influence organisations at the highest levels.

Aligned with our increasingly globalised world, the course offers an international perspective on human resource management.

You’ll build the expertise to effectively contribute across diverse cultures and settings, including the economic, social, technological, and geopolitical contexts of the modern workplace.


Develop your understanding of how and why people function at work, learn the relevant legal frameworks that govern HR management, and adopt a global professional outlook as you explore HR strategy in diverse cultural contexts.
Full-time – 1 year; Part-time – 2 years
10 programs

What do I need to apply?

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.

How can I study this course?

This course can be studied 100% online with both full-time and part-time options.

The full-time route takes one year to complete, or part-time two years.

How much will it cost?

This course has a UK and International fee. The Admissions Team will carry out a fee assessment where appropriate, to determine which fee is applicable.

13 September 2021

UK students – £20,100
International students – £20,100

17 January 2022

UK students – £20,100
International students – £20,100

16 May 2022

UK students – £20,100
International students – £20,100

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.

Please see our Tuition Terms and Conditions.

What are the learning outcomes?

On successful completion, you should 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

Programs on this degree

Business and Management Research Methods
Leading in a Changing World
Strategic Management
Developing People
Employee Engagement
Global HRM Perspectives
Managerial Finance
Marketing in a Global Age
Resourcing and Talent Management

What you’ll get as a degree student

  • Learn when you want by watching videos, reading articles, doing tests, and completing assignments online
  • Join online discussions and collaborate with your peers in a virtual study group
  • Enjoy discussions with feedback from expert educators
  • Get full access to the university library, online resources and support

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