Global Human Resource Management (Top-up)

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Law

This programme provides a route for those with a Level 7 qualification in an HR related field to 'top-up' to an MSc in Global Human Resource Management.

Global Human Resource Management (Top-up)
Entry Tariff

60 credits at Level 7



1 year (part-time)

Start date

September 2024

January 2025

Degree Type



Extended masters for international students

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Take your place in the growing global human resources community.

With our postgraduate MSc Global Human Resource Management (Top-up) course, you'll become equipped with expertise in conducting research in business and management.

Professional Development Programme

Through this mandatory, co-curricular module, you’ll practice and enhance your core skills in the following areas:

  • Presenting
  • Critical writing
  • Research

You’ll also work on negotiation techniques, developing the credibility of your arguments to give you the competitive edge.

Professional accreditation

The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), therefore as a graduate, you will be eligible to gain CIPD Associate Membership, subject to successfully meeting the accreditation requirements.


How you'll learn

Designed in collaboration with business advisors and human resource professions, including the Charterted Institute of Personnel & Development, our MSc Global Human Resource Management (Top-up) degree will empower you to meet the needs of both multi-national corporations and SMEs.

You’ll complete a consultancy project in a particular field of interest, such as:

  • Global financial management
  • Marketing
  • Human resources

This enables you to consolidate your knowledge and skills through the in-depth, independent study of a specific organisational issue, with or without an associated internship.

You’ll also complete a dissertation on a topic of your choice at the end of your course.

Global leadership

To boost your employability, you can choose to follow our Global Leadership Programme alongside your MSc studies. Unique to Roehampton, this will equip you with the practical and professional skills to standout in today’s rapidly changing marketplace.

A personal approach

The Roehampton Business School is a progressive and inclusive community, putting you at the centre of your learning journey. Recognising that our students have different personal circumstances, we limit on-campus teaching for this course to a maximum of two days per week, enabling you to balance your studies with work, family, and other external commitments.

Career options

Carve out your career on a global, cross-cultural HR stage.

With an MSc Global Human Resources Management (Top-up) degree from Roehampton, you'll be able to advance your career in a variety of human resource management specialisms, such as:

  • Organisational development
  • Employee engagement
  • Learning and development
  • Performance management 
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You can also use the knowledge you've gained to perform at a higher level within the HR profession in the current industry or take the opportunity to transition to a new role or sector, like setting up your own business or becoming a HR consultant.

Whatever your aims or aspirations, our dedicated careers support team will be on hand to support you from day one, with personal coaching, CV and application writing, presentation practice, mock interviews, and networking opportunities.

Application Info

How to apply

Postgraduate programmes

If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.

International students
Please note that most international applicants have to pay a deposit before securing their place.

  • See our Finance pages for more details

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Tuition fees and funding

September 2024 entry tuition fees

UK EU and International Placement year
£7,350 £7,875 £1,995

Specific Entry Requirements

120 credits (level 7) in a HR related field including Level 7 apprentices who hold 120 credits at M level.

Validation and curriculum review

What is validation?
Validation is a formal process through which the University approves a programme (content, teaching, learning and assessment) as being of appropriate standard and quality. This is a normal process used throughout the university sector.

The University expects to publish details of the validated programme in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.

What is curriculum review?
Curriculum review is the regular and systematic monitoring and reviewing of programmes. It is a normal process in the sector and it is the way by which the university ensures that your course remains up-to-date and relevant. The process may result in changes to the content, structure and/or assessment of the programme.

The University expects to publish details of the re-validated programme by 31 March in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.

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