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Master of Business Administration (HRM) MBA

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Course Overview

This MBA (Human Resource Management) builds on your previous business experience and enhances your real-world management capabilities.

  • CID1118
  • FT
  • Postgraduate
  • 12 months
    • 7 August 2017
    • 16 October 2017
    • 15 January 2018
    • 16 April 2018

Download a copy of the 2018/19 prospectus here

This MBA has a particular focus on Human Resource Management. It prepares you for senior roles in HRM as well as general roles in management. The course aims to accelerate your promotion to well-paid positions of leadership.

You will develop a deep strategic understanding of the different functions within organisations. You will also learn how to re-apply the best of international management practices and how to implement approaches that deliver outstanding results.

In addition to the core elements completed by all our MBA students, you will complete a specialist module: either ‘International Human Resource Management’ or ‘Organisation Development and Change’. You will also undertake a dissertation related to HRM that reflects your personal interests and career aspirations.

Our course focuses on problem-solving ability and linking theory to real-world challenges. As part of this, we encourage visits to local companies as well as guest lecturers who share their practical business experiences. We understand that your MBA is part of an onward journey. We offer extensive career support to help you gain a rapid return on your investment in yourself.

As well as this MBA which focuses on Human Resource Management, we also offer other related courses. We offer a broader MBA, and also MBAs with a particular focus on Finance, Supply Chain Management and Marketing.

Sunderland Business School has partnered together with the Chartered Management Institute, to offer you dual accreditation with your MBA to enhance your professional profile and add to your achievements. On successful completion of your MBA, you will be eligible for the Chartered Management Institute Level 7 Extended Diploma in Management and Leadership. During your study period, you will also become an Affiliate Member of CMI, which gives you access to CMI’s knowledge resources.

Download the programme specification (.pdf) for more information on the Master of Business Administration (Human Resource Management) course.

We understand that your MBA is part of an onward journey. We offer extensive career support to help you gain a rapid return on your investment in yourself – and achieve your personal goals. 

This course is the broadest of our MBA courses offered in London. If you prefer, you can pursue an MBA that gives a specific reference in the award title to FinanceHRMSupply Chain Management or Marketing.

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