MSc in Human Resource Management

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Leading and managing people has never been easy, but with modern appraisal systems and career path managment tools, you can now be more efficient than ever.

Programme Content

MSc in Human Resource Management (ranked no. 3 in Eastern Europe!*), mixing theory and practice successfully, offers an opportunity for in-depth study of organisations and the management of work. Graduates are equipped to pursue a wide variety of career options in the HR arena, including employee relations, employee development, assessment and recruitment.

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Duration of programme12 months
Starting dateSeptember
Tuition fee per programme in Budapest€ 8,700
Tuition fee per programme in Vienna€ 11,800
One-off registration fee for non-EU citizens€ 900
Degree awarded byThe University of Buckingham
CampusVienna and Budapest
Admission criteriaBachelor degree in any field
Language of tuitionEnglish

Key areas of studies:

Business data analysis, planning HR management, employee life-cycle management, performance appraisal and management, leading and managing people, CSR, coaching, business strategy, cross cultural management skills. The curriculum is indicative and is subject to change.




Business Data Analysis


Principles and Practices of Global Business


Leading and Managing People


Planning HR Management

1 - 2

Academic Skills


Employee Career-Path Management


Performance Appraisal and Management


Human Resource Management Elective*


Research Methods for Social Sciences


Business Strategy


Cross-cultural Management Skills



*Human Resource Management Electives
Corporate Social Responsibility

Knowledge & Understanding

Students upon graduation should be equipped with

  • interdisciplinary appreciation of economic principles and human resource management issues as they relate to strategic decision making;
  • the ability to analyse and evaluate contemporary HRM issues such as planning and managing diverse workforce, performance appraisal and management, and social responsibility;
  • a critical awareness of the practical implications of HRM theories regarding the external and internal operations of multinationals;
  • appropriate techniques to deal with complex issues critical to the success of multinational firms.

Disciplinary & Professional Skills

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • apply HRM theories and concepts to solve complex problems and make decisions;
  • master the essence of HR processes and the challenges of their design and implementation;
  • work effectively alone or in teams in a multicultural environment;
  • link the effects and understand the implications of the external factors (including economic, ethical, legal, political, sociological and technological environment) to strategy, management, and behaviour of business organizations;
  • apply systematic analysis to strategic questions faced by businesses. 

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Career Opportunities

This programme provides graduates with excellent career opportunities, including positions in Employee Relations, Employee Development and Recruitment. Organisations recognise that a strong HRM team is an essential part of a business enterprise, and the HRM course will train students to perform effectively in many roles.
Our graduates are working in the areas of recruitment, performance and talent management, and organizational development at banks, hotels or HR consulting companies.

*Eduniversal Master Ranking

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