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Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)

Hong Kong Baptist University / HKBU
Full-time: 1 year / Part-time: 2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Hong Kong
September 2022
Application deadline: 28 February 2022
Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)

Program description

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.

Programme Recognition

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.

Admission requirements

Academic Qualification

  • 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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Program content

Students are required to take a total of ten courses (i.e. 30 units) for the MHRM programme.

Core Courses

  • 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. The scholarship recipients will receive special/additional notice if the admission offer is provided with IPS.

Graduation Academic Award

The Graduation Academic Award is designed to reward students who have attained excellent scholastic performance in their MHRM study at HKBU. The award is worth HK$8,000 and is available to the top 3 students who have attained:

  1. Cumulative GPA of 3.4 or above;

  2. No repeated courses; and

  3. No course grade below B-

HKBU Alumni Entrance Award

The HKBU Alumni Entrance Award aims to encourage our HKBU Bachelor’s Degree alumni to pursue continuous learning. The award is worth HK$8,000 and is available to a maximum of 2 top alumni students with the highest accumulative GPA.

The award recipients will be notified during Orientation and shall receive HK$2,000 in the first semester of their MHRM study at HKBU and HK$2,000 per semester, starting from the second semester upon achieving cumulative GPA of 3.4 or above (out of 4.0 maximum) in each semester of MHRM study.

Eligible Awardees:

  1. HKBU Bachelor’s Degree alumni;

  2. Limited to the top two alumni students with highest accumulative GPA; and

  3. Overall Degree standing should not be lowered than Second Class Honour Division I

Financial Assistance

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.

Tuition fees

Local students: HK$152,000

Non-local students: HK$189,000

Note: Tuition fees are subject to annual review.

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About this institute

Hong Kong Baptist University / HKBU

Since 1956, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), School of Business has provided innovative business education to students from across the globe. HKBU School of Business has achieved recognition from the three largest and most influential business school accreditation associations. The...

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Why study at Hong Kong Baptist University / HKBU

A few reasons to study at HKBU School of Business:

  • HKBU School of Business is based in one of world’s most important financial centres and is strategically located to effectively address major global trade and business developments.
  • Along with the HKBU mission focusing on Whole Person Development, the School focuses on holistic business education. Students are equipped with employable skills, because of which graduates are highly regarded by employers.
  • There are many programmes for students to choose from, including a BBA programme and 14 postgraduate programmes, ranging from master’s level to PhD.

HKBU School of Business is recognised worldwide as:

  • The only business school in Hong Kong and among the 1% of schools worldwide to be accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.
  • The longest-established publicly funded business school in Hong Kong, established in 1956 and having an alumni network of over 20,000.
  • A Top 25 Asia-Pacific Business School (Financial Timesin 2018).
  • A Top 15 Young University in Asia (QS World University Rankingsfor the last five years).
  • HKBU ranked 60thin the world (Times Higher Education World University Impact Rankings in 2019).

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Hong Kong Baptist University / HKBU

34 Renfrew Road, Kowloon Tong
Hong Kong

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