International Business and Human Resource Management

Examine the movement of goods, business interactions, business relationships, processes and behaviours, on a global scale with focus on human resources (HRM) as your specialism.

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Key Facts



(MSc) International Business and Human Resource Management


Degree Duration

1 Year


Pathways Available

Pre-Master's open_in_new

15 months :

3 months pathway + 1 year degree

18 months :

6 months pathway + 1 year degree


Start Dates

January | September

Degree Overview

Alongside the core international business modules, students will study HRM strategies, international HRM, behavioural insights for managers and the opportunity to cover such areas as strategic leadership and cross-cultural management.

From the core modules, students will learn to understand and analyse a range of international strategies and businesses relevant to the modern global economy. Students will also engage with key areas such as global risk analysis, global financial markets, international trade and global investment.

Students will study a core project module. As part of this, students can undertake a global internship, work on an independent project with an organisation, or work on their own project independently.

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  • This course is dual accredited by CMI. This means you will automatically receive a second professional qualification upon successful completion of your degree.

Why Study this Degree

As part of this course, students have the opportunity to undertake an eight-week internship matched to their chosen industry in China, Mexico, Vietnam, or Manchester (UK).

This course is accredited to CMI Level 7 Certificate in Management and Leadership (*dependent on modules taken)

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support


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University of Dundee

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Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.