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Master of Human Capital Leadership (MHCL)




What will I learn?

The Master of Human Capital Leadership (MHCL) programme is designed for individuals seeking to understand more on the "People-side of Business". Join us in our Master of Human Capital Leadership (MHCL) and see how we go beyond the basics of human resource management to provide you with capabilities to take on challenges that lie ahead.


  • Understand the foundations of business
  • Gain perspectives in leading across borders in Asia
  • Achieve mastery in strategic human resources management
  • Manage complex human capital challenges dealing with culture, structures, leadership, and talent
  • Address the global dynamics facing the future of work and leadership

Programme Features

  • Unique position as Strategic Human Capital Programme
  • Anchored in business foundations and linked to strategy
  • Hot topic workshops related to Human Capital Leadership throughout the period of study
  • Experience one module internationally during our International segment

Which department am I in?

Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
SG$48,600.00 (29,92,611) per year
Registration Fee: SG $500

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

Start date

8 January 2024


Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Singapore Management University,

50 Stamford Road,

178899, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have: Good undergraduate degree. A good score in GMAT or SMU Admissions Test. TOEFL/ IELTS is required if the medium of instruction of your undergraduate studies was not in English. It must be taken within the last 2 years at the time of submitting your application.

For international students

The Master of Human Capital Leadership programme welcomes all applicants who meet the following criteria for admissions:

  • Bachelor's degree (in any field)
  • Minimum relevant work experience (post-Bachelor's degree) of 2 years (full-time track)
  • A good score in the SMU Admission Test / GMAT/ GRE* (Please click here to view the SMU Admission Test Factsheet)
  • A good TOEFL/IELTS score is required if your degree was not taught in English

Application Deadline: October


About Singapore Management University (SMU)

QS Stars Asian University Rankings awarded Singapore Management University 5-star ratings for overall excellence and employability.

  • Recognised as a world-class research institution
  • Excellent graduate outcomes and employer links
  • LKCSB MBA programme ranked 10th in Asia (FT 2022)
  • Master of IT – 93 percent recruitment within 6 months

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