Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)
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.
This programme is mapped to the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Certificate in Human Resources. As the CIPD Approved Centre, MHRM students who register as CIPD student members are eligible to achieve the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Certificate in Human Resources qualification and apply for the CIPD Associate membership after graduation.
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.
Language Proficiency Requirement
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.
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Students are required to take a total of ten courses (i.e. 30 units) for the MHRM programme.
- Human Resources Planning and Staffing*
- Training and Development*
- Performance Management*
- Compensation and Benefits*
- Employment Relations and Practices*
- Ethics in Human Resources Management*
- Human Resources Research Methods and Analytics
- Degree Project
Elective Courses (select 2 courses)
- Human Resources Management in the PRC*
- International and Comparative HRM*
- Employee Engagement and Well-being
* These courses have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. The Master of Human Resources Management programme of these courses are recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 6).
Scholarships & funding
International Postgraduate Scholarship
International Postgraduate Scholarship is offered to outstanding international students. Scholarship recipients will get full tuition waiver plus HK$100,000 living allowance (Approx. US$12,820). Eligible international applicants from countries/ regions outside the mainland China, Macau and Hong Kong will be automatically considered for the scholarship based on their all-round record and interview performance.
Graduation Academic Award
The Graduation Academic Award is designed to reward students who have attained excellent scholastic performance in their MHRM study at HKBU.
HKBU Alumni Entrance Award
The HKBU Alumni Entrance Award aims to encourage our HKBU Bachelor’s Degree alumni to pursue continuous learning.
Students can apply for the HKSAR’s Continuing Education Fund (CEF)f or a reimbursement up to HK$20,000 (from 1 April 2019) and/or HKSAR’s Government Extended Non-Means Tested Loan Schemes (ENLS).
For more information about scholarships, please contact the university.
Local students: HK$152,000
Non-local students: HK$189,000
Note: Tuition fees are subject to annual review.
About this institute
Study Business and Finance Programs in Hong Kong Since 1956, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has provided innovative business education to students from across the globe. The School of Business has achieved recognition from the three largest and most influential...
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