This research-led programme demonstrates the central importance of professional international human resource management and employment relations to successful and socially responsible business.
This programme combines a critical analysis of cutting-edge theoretical debates with the study of practical applications for managing people in an international setting. You will examine topics such as how globalisation impacts on migrant workforces and what this means for people management; how to understand and analyse complex international employment statistics; how to assess and develop fair and rigorous payment systems suitable for multinational corporations; why expatriate employees often return before the end of their assignment and what steps can be taken to improve their experience and performance and best practice for managing diverse and culturally distinct workforces.
- You will be taught by leading academics who have advised leading industries and public services (e.g. BBC, TUC, Acas, Department of Constitutional Affairs, Equal Opportunities Commission, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and Arts Council England) on a wide range of equality and diversity issues in the workplace.
The core module for this programme is:
The compulsory modules for this programme are:
- International Human Resource Management (BUSM015)
- Comparative Employment Relations (BUSM016)
- Managing Diversity (BUSM017)
- Research Methods for Business and Management (BUSM027)
- International Reward Management (BUSM049)
- Organisational Behaviour (BUSM069)
- Strategic Management (BUSM086)
A CORE module must be taken and passed. A COMPULSORY module must be taken.
You will also choose Optional modules* from the following:
- Quantitative Research Methods (BUSM014)
- Multinationals and Global Business (BUSM028)
- Knowledge and Innovation Management (BUSM042)
- Occupational Psychology (BUSM055)
- Multinationals and Global Business
- Leadership and Strategy in the Public Services (BUSM075)
- Human Resource Management in the Public Services (BUSM077)
- New Product Development and Business Ecosystems (BUSM084)
* The range of optional modules may vary from year to year. The School reserves the right to withdraw one or more of the optional modules if there is insufficient student interest.
Teaching for all modules includes a combination of lectures, seminars and virtual learning environment. You can expect 2-3 hours of contact time per module, per week.
A wide range of assessment techniques are used, including coursework (written essays, case studies, interviews, group reports etc), presentations, examinations and a dissertation.
- A good upper second class honours degree or equivalent in any subject.
- IELTS 7.0 (with 6.0 in writing) or equivalent is required. For further information about our English language requirements, please see http://www.qmul.ac.uk/international/englishlanguagerequirements/.
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