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Human Resource ManagementStirling Campus
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Location: Stirling Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £15950
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Our postgraduate International Human Resources Management (HRM) course builds on core human resource management theory and practice to examine the unique factors and cultural sensitivities associated with multinational operations. Throughout our MSc, you’ll explore contemporary debates on HR management practices and examine the approaches employers take to human resource management. You’ll gain an understanding of what is required to develop local and global HR systems that consider corporate social responsibility, innovation and participatory practices. This course provides a critical academic assessment of the approaches international employers take to HRM. There’s a focus on understanding how responsibility and sustainability impact on HR management, as well as exploring how organisations influence HR practices. We equip you with a wider perspective on the principal issues and concerns affecting work, providing you with a basis for making effective decisions as a manager in the future. By the end of the course, you’ll have a deeper understanding of the contemporary changes, challenges and opportunities in work and employment globally.
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A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. I
IELTS (Academic): 6.0
PTE Academic: 54.0
TOEFL (iBT): 80.0
About this university
Around 20% of students come from outside the UK and there are some 100 nationalities represented. Therefore, the international department has a wealth of information to help students before they arrive at the university and once they are there. This includes matters such as visas and immigrating advice, help with English language skills and accommodation. There is country specific information available on the website. There are also various clubs and societies that may of interest to international students organised through the students union as well as help and guidance for integrating with their new community. The university also operates an INTO partnership that helps with preparation courses and English language programs to assist in acclimatising to their new home and getting the most from their studies. The Student Union at the university was named the best in Scotland and is based in the Robbins Centre on campus. It provides entertainment, welfare and information services as well as representing their interests. It is responsible for some 40 different clubs and societies as well as another 40 sports clubs. These include student run media including a newspaper, radio and television station. The university is noted for its sports facilities including its own 9 hole golf course and driving range. It is one of only 16 universities in the country to receive a 5-star rating for its sports facilities. The Gannochy National Tennis Centre is a nationally recognised centre of excellence while there is a 50-metre swimming pool, fitness centre, sports halls as well as squash and badminton courts. Falkirk FC have a football academy on campus while Stirling University Rugby Football Club are also based there.