Master of Global Human Resource Management (Full-time MBA Program)


Program Description

Master of Global Human Resource Management (Full-time MBA Program)

Master of Global Human Resource Management is established on the need of the College to strengthen the HR profession and to give students some grounding in how key areas of business are integrated into successful organizations. Its goal is to give its students a solid, well-rounded education in the HR field, accentuating team building and a global outlook. With the coming era of globalization, nations are racing intensely to gain a competitive edge by investing in innovative knowledge and global talents developments, especially in the pursuit of academic prestige and elite-talent cultivations. Therefore, it is important for the full-time Master of Global Human Resource Management to harness its resources and provide students with opportunities to acquire both theoretical and practical skills. The program aims at delivering a new English master degree program that will develop competitive global talents and equip students with human resource management knowledge, needed greatly today by international companies.

Benefits to study at Master of Global Human Resource Management

Want to have connections with companies in Southeast Asia? If so, studying in the Master of Global Human Resource Management is the best choice for you. Most of our HR alumni are currently working as HR managers in several different areas. These Alumni have a strong demand for international talent among students, particularly those interested in working within Asia.

Intended Student Market

The program welcomes not only those who study/work in the HR sector—employers, managers, and professionals but also those who are interested in the field of HR and for those with an interest in managing/communicating with people.

Learning Goals

HR Profession

Master of Global Human Resource Management program enhances students’ professional ability and knowledge in HR through an integrated education process involving HR theories and practices. Students are required to take courses in Team Management, Strategic Human Resource Management, and Organization Theory and Management. Moreover, with a balanced emphasis on theory and practice, we also offer Research Methodology Theory to enhance the students’ analytical and strategic thinking and to expose them to the best management practices.

HR Ethics and Social Responsibility

To enhance students’ HR ethics and social responsibility, they will be offered the course “Enterprise Ethics and Sustainable Development”. This course is designed to introduce theories on HR ethics and analyze ethical dilemmas that inevitably come up in conducting business. The course also invites experts from various industries to help share practical applications with students.

Global Vision

To foster a global outlook among students, we offer a string of unique international courses, including “International Human Resource Management,” “International Marketing Management,” “Cross-Cultural Leadership and Communication,” and “Globalization and Human Resource Management.” All courses mentioned above are taught in English to provide students with the international knowledge and cultural awareness. Students may enhance their global vision by engaging in intercultural communication through the university’s 142 partner universities.

Team Building/Communication Capability

Most of the courses require students to form a team with 3-5 students and then analyze cases found in the HR field. Through case analysis, students not only gain knowledge of HR theories but also learn how to apply this professional knowledge in a practical manner. In addition, through case discussions, they will increase their abilities as effective communicators.

HR Expertise/Industrial Independent Studies/Problem Solving Ability

Our program offers the course “Industrial Independent Studies,” to build the connection bridge between students and enterprises. Students will form teams of 2-3 people and will be instructed by our professors’ to solve problems raised by enterprises. Through this process of industrial independent study, investigation, report and case analysis, students increase their capability by applying theories to practical cases and solving problems while making business and HR decisions.

Graduation Requirements

Graduation from Master of Global Human Resource Management program requires a minimum of 39 credits. Students can only choose English-taught courses offered within the College of Management. Students are required to take the four core management courses, i.e. Financial Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing Management, Productions, and Operations Management (selecting a minimum of two courses from the above four). Credits approved by a domestic or foreign university accredited by the Ministry of Education graded no lower than 75, can be waived by the application. Local students are required to participate in an overseas exchange program, take no less than two management courses during the exchange, and have a TOEFL score above ibt79-80(or IELTS 6) for their English proficiency. International students should reach Chinese proficiency, TOCFL score level 2 (A2) or New HSK score level 2. Both local students and international students are required to complete a graduation thesis in English and should pass an oral assessment.

Entry Requirements

  • Copy of undergraduate diploma
  • Copy of cumulative transcript
  • Two recommendation letters(sealed and signed)
  • Autobiography (shall be written in English)
  • Study Plan (shall be written in English)
  • Language Certification (preferred)
  • Minimum English proficiency for non-native English speaking applicants:
  • TOEFL score IBT-TOEFL of 61/ CBT-TOEFL of 173/ Paper-based TOEFL of 500
Last updated Dec 2017

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