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Human Resource Management

Master (2 years) of in Economics and Business Administration, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Odense
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4250 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://www.sdu.dk/en/uddannelse/kandidat/candmerchumanresmanod

Description

This programme provides students with the relevant skills in human resource management and consulting, which will enable them to help employers make decisions that meet both their employees’ and organisation’s needs.

Personnel costs are significant, and it is critical that organisations understand their employees’ abilities, skills, and motivations, so that they can develop and implement value-creating strategies.

The MSc in Human Resources Management focuses on the theories and methods of effective human resource management, in order to develop structured and principled insights regarding effective strategic and operational human resource management. In comparison to many other HR programmes, the MSc at SDU provides graduates with the skills needed to analyse the human resources of the firm, from both a behavioural and economic perspective.


Compulsory Courses

1st Semester
  • Human Resource Management
  • Advanced Management Principles
  • Foundations of Organisation

2nd Semester
  • Leadership and Organizational Communication
  • Personnel Economics
  • Research Seminar in Advanced Strategy and Organization Theory

Career Opportunities

The MSc programme in Human Resource Management provides students with an excellent foundation for a variety future career opportunities. The competencies obtained during the MSc can be used in a number of HR-related careers including:
  • Human Resource Co-ordinator
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Human Resource Management
  • Corporate Communication Manager
  • Business Consultant
Whether you want a career as self-employed HR specialist, or as a manager in a public or private company.

Entry Requirements

To apply for the Master’s degree in Human Resource Management, you need a relevant Bachelor’s degree. You can apply if you hold one of the following degrees:
  • BSc in Economics and Business Administra-tion from University of Southern Denmark
  • BSc in Economics (Business Economics) from University of Southern Denmark

You can also apply if you hold a similar Bachelor’s degree including a minimum of 75 ECTS within the fields of economics and business administration, comprising at least 5 ECTS within each of the following subjects:
  • Microeconomics or Managerial Economics
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing
  • Organizational theory
  • Statistics

If your degree does not fulfil the entry requirements, the study board will decide whether you can follow one or more supplementary courses.

Admission  

There is open admission for this degree programme. The rule regarding open admission is applicable only to those of you who have applied before the application deadline. 

Applicants will need to document English at B Level or equivalent to this level.

You can read more about English Language Requirements

Apply directly at the University of Southern Denmark with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the University of Southern Denmark directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education http://ufm.dk/en/recognition

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

Tuition fee

There is no tuition fee for students from within the Nordic countries, the EU, EAA, or from Switzerland.  

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students outside the EU, EAA, or with a 
non-Swiss-citizenship.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en/

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System







Autumn - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Odense

Description

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