Our MSc Management with Human Resources provides a developed understanding of both general and human resource management, combined with a detailed introduction to the issues faced by contemporary business and human resource management.

Programme structure

You will take a series of core and optional courses and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of a project, dealing with a topical management issue. Students will be given a choice of research dissertation or project. There are also non-assessed, compulsory workshop programmes, involving participation in a series of reflective learning exercises that include induction events, strategic case analyses and debates.

Core courses

  • Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice
  • Delivering Performance (HR)
  • Project (Msc Management With HR)
  • Financial Information Management (HR)
  • Marketing Management (HR)
  • People in Organisations (HR)
  • Research Methods
  • Strategic Management (HR)

Optional courses

  • International Human Resource Management
  • Managing Diversity in Organisations

Programme alteration or discontinuation

The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. 

Career prospects

A Masters in Management with Human Resource creates opportunities to work in general and human resource management, whilst also providing an opportunity to pursue careers in other areas related to business practice. As a graduate you will be able to show initiative, demonstrate leadership potential, and adapt to changing circumstances. Some of our recent graduates have gone onto roles such as online operations manager, HR manager and a defect management consultant. We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects.

Fees & Funding

Tuition fees for 2023-24:


  • UK - Full-time fee: £13650
  • International & EU - Full-time fee: £32850

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree of non-UK equivalent in any subject. Prior work experience is encouraged but not required. This is a generalist degree for students who have no previous studies in the area of management and human resources. Those students who do have previous experience in this area are advised to consider the MSc International Human Resource Management & Development.

Only applications that meet or exceed our stated entry requirements will go forward for consideration. Any application that does not will be automatically rejected. Applicants will be made offers based on their relative performance compared to other applicants, taking into account both current GPA, or degree classification, and the relevance of an applicant’s academic background.

Please note, applications that meet our minimum entry requirements may still be rejected, based on its score in comparison to other applications received during the same round. Please review our stated entry requirements to ensure you meet or exceed them before submitting your application.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.