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What will I learn?

This Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM) programme is designed for individuals who intend to pursue a professional career in human resources management. The programme will also benefit practicing human resources professionals who have little or no formal human resources management training or education, as well as line managers who seek an advanced education in the principles and practice of people management.

Upon Completion Of The Programme, Graduates Will Possess:

People-management competencies

Graduates of the programme will have the necessary HR knowledge, skills and competencies to successfully carry out operational HR functions that translate HR policies and procedures into positive HR outcomes.

Evaluation and advisory competencies

Graduates of the programme will have the ability to evaluate and develop people-management programmes and processes, based on a sound knowledge of the principles of employee motivation and engagement, and an awareness of the importance of the organisational and cultural context and of ethical principles.

Personal and professional development

Graduates of the programme will be effective communicators, analytical and critical thinkers, who will appreciate the importance of life-long learning and continuing professional development.

Programme Feature

The Department of Management at the HKBU School of Business is the leading provider of human resources undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Hong Kong. The programme involves the following distinctive features.

Active Learning Approach

The programme uses a range of participative and work-based learning approaches that enable students to investigate issues or problems of concern, create useful information and options and devise plans to deal with the problems identified.

Weekend Classes

The programme is offered on a one-year full-time or a two-year part-time study mode. Most of the courses are taught over weekends.

International Recognition

The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Europe's largest professional institute for HRM and HR development. MHRM students who register as CIPD student members will have their degree recognised as CIPD Advanced Level 7 Certificate in Human Resources qualification and automatically leads to the CIPD Associate membership after graduation.

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$189,000.00 (19,11,988) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected March 2023

More details

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business

Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies, Shaw Campus,

34 Renfrew Road,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A Bachelor degree from a recognized university, or equivalent. Although a bachelor degree in economics or related areas is not a pre-requisite for admission, the applicant is expected to possess the knowledge of microeconomics and macroeconomics, with some training in mathematics (especially in calculus and linear algebra) and statistics. Proof of English proficiency is required for applicants whose first degree were obtained from non-English-medium institutions. This can be fulfilled by obtaining a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 79; or a minimum of 6.5 in IELTS; OR other equivalent qualifications.

For international students

  • A recognised bachelor’s degree or an equivalent professional qualification (with no work experience requirement); or
  • A recognised diploma plus a minimum of four years of work experience.

If English was not the medium of instruction for the first degree, applicants must meet the English language requirement as stipulated below:

  • TOEFL iBT: overall band score not lower than 79; or
  • IELTS (Academic): overall band score not lower than 6.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business

HKBU School of Business is accredited by three of the world’s leading accreditation bodies – the AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

  • One of the oldest publicly funded schools in Hong Kong
  • Ranked in the top 25 Asia-Pacific business schools 2018
  • Partnerships with leading global universities
  • Has produced 20,000+ alumni

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