MSc International Human Resources & Performance Management



Programme courses


Courses by semester & credits

Mandatory courses
  • Globalisation, 3 credits
  • Strategy, 3 credits
  • Professional Development, 2 credits
> Module 1: Fundamentals of HRM, 8 credits
  • HRM: From Theory to Practice
  • Advanced Organisation
  • ur
  • Comparative Labour Law
  • Workforce Management
  • Organisation of Work & Organisational Performance​

> Module 2: International HRM, 8 credits
  • International Employment Relations
  • Managing HR in global companies​
  • Benefits & Compensation​
  • Career Management
  • Multicultural Management
> Module 3: Performance Management, 8 credits
  • Managing Individual & Collective Performance Systems
  • HR Metrics & the Balanced Scorecard​
  • Quality of life at work
  • Information Systems for HRM
  • Risk & Crisis Management

> Module 4: Learning, Knowledge, Change, 8 credits
  • Managing Creativity & Innovation
  • Managing Change
  • Learning For The 21st Century
  • Collaborative Management & Digital Tools
  • Interpersonal Skills: Communication, Networking and Negotiation

> Module 5: Contemporary issues in HRM, 8 credits
  • HR Strategies, Tools & Techniques
  • Employee Development & Talent Management
  • Employer Branding
  • Employee value proposition
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Firm Performance
Research Methods 1 & 2, 4 credits
Dissertation*, 30 credits
Electives, 8 credits
4 electives from the following list: HR Mergers & Acquisitions, Leadership, Cultural Literacy: UE, USA & China, Organisational Development, Conflict Management, Compensation Techniques (in French), French Training Law (in French), Critical Management Studies, Interview Techniques
TOTAL credits (courses: 60 + thesis: 30), 90 credits
Approximate course time not including individual and project work: 400 h
* Students must write an MSc dissertation on a subject of personal interest or a field in which they would like to work. The dissertation project gives students the opportunity to become expert in one specific aspect of human resources management/organisational behaviour. Students are encouraged to choose a dissertation project linked to their internship, thus demonstrating expertise in a particular area of HR to any future employer.
These details are for information only and may be changed by the school without prior notice.

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