M.A. Human Resource Management

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Master degree

Germany

English

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Overview

Demographic changes and a lack of skilled workers make HR Management a key competitive factor in companies of every size. Companies need to find qualified workers with the right skills for the job and workers need to ensure they are getting fair treatment by their employers, financial or otherwise. Our online Master in Human Resource Management gives you access to education with affortable tuition fees. It also enables you to profit from the ideal mix of business management, legal, sociopsychological and HR management subject matter as well as giving you the skills to tackle the issue of digitalisation faced by companies in the modern world.

Program Structure

60 ECTS

1st semester

  • Human Resource Management I
  • Human Resource Management II
  • Employer Branding and Recruiting
  • Talent Management & HR Development
  • People Analytics and Big Data
  • Advanced Research Methods

2nd semester

  • Seminar: International Human Resource Management
  • Electives A
  • Master Thesis & Colloquium

Academic Requirements:

  • Completed degree from a public or officially recognised university/higher education institution in relevant field.
  • At least a “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent earned in your previous degree.
  • Your undergraduate degree should be worth 240 ECTS credits.
  • Professional Experience:
    For some 60-ECTS master programmes, you will need to have achieved one year of professional work experience before starting your studies.
  • English Level:
    Proof of English skills.
    Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free of charge)
    If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.

120 ECTS

1st semester

  • Human Resource Management I
  • Human Resource Management II
  • Strategic Management
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Aspects of International Labour Law
  • Seminar: Current Issues in International Labour Law

2nd semester

  • Applied Statistics
  • Employer Branding and Recruiting
  • Talent Management & HR Development
  • Project: Human Resources Management
  • Leadership
  • New Work

3rd semester

  • People Analytics and Big Data
  • Seminar: International Human Resource Management
  • Electives B

4th semester

  • Master Thesis & Colloquium

Electives

In this programme, you can choose electives in order to specialise in a field you’re interested in. Here’s a short introduction to some electives:

  • Human Performance
  • Work and Organisational Psychology
  • Diversity Management
  • International Labour Law
  • Negotiation and Intercultural Management

Academic Requirements

  • Completed degree from a public or officially recognised university/higher education institution in relevant field.
  • At least a “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent earned in your previous degree.
  • Your undergraduate degree should be worth 180 ECTS credits.
  • Your undergraduate studies must amount to 240 ECTS credits to begin a 60-ECTS MA.
  • English Level:
    Proof of English skills.
    Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free of charge)
    If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.