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International Business & Human Resource Management

This is one of the degrees pathways on the MSc International Business group of degrees. This degree allows you to focus on human resources (HRM) as your specialism

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Key Facts



(MSc) International Business & Human Resource Management


Degree Duration

One - term :

1 Year Degree, 10 Weeks: 1 Year Degree + 10 Weeks Pathway

Two - term :

1 Year Degree, 20 Weeks: 1 Year Degree + 20 Weeks Pathway


Pathways Available


Start Dates

January 2023 | September 2022

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).

Your Pathways

The IFY will prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree. It’s made up of several core and subject-specific modules that will give you a greater understanding of your chosen subject area. The skills you develop through this programme will help you in your chosen degree, in your future career, and in all aspects of life.

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The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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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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