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Master of Science in Human Resource Management (Part-Time)

Provided by: Kaplan Higher Education Academy
Awarded by: University College Dublin

Course Introduction

Reasons to choose University College Dublin
University College Dublin (UCD) is one of Europe’s largest and leading universities with over 160 years of tradition1. Over the years, UCD has produced a global network of 239,000 graduates2, of which many hold successful positions in leading organisations around the world.

Triple-Crown Accreditation
The UCD College of Business is comprised of the UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business (Bachelor’s Degrees), UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School (Master’s Degrees), UCD Smurfit Executive Development and UCD Business International Campus.

It is one of the elite 82* business schools in the world to hold the triple-crown international accreditation from AACSB (US), EQUIS (Europe) and AMBA (UK).
These accreditations represent the highest form of achievement for business schools – enhancing the value of a Degree from UCD across the globe.

Graduation and Degree
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Master of Science in Human Resource Management from University College Dublin.

The degree awards will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates.

Curriculum Overview

The MSc (HR Management) programme consists of 6 modules and 2 research-based papers and may be completed in a minimum of 18 months taught by UCD faculty and local adjunct lecturers in Singapore.

Term 1 Organisational Behaviour
Global Strategic Management
Term 2 Corporate Financial Management
Human Resource Management
Term 3 Managing Workplace Learning
Work and Employment in the Global Economy
Term 4 Research Paper 1*
Research Paper 2*

*Research Papers 1 and 2 will be prepared concurrently from Term 1 and to be finalised for submission at the end of Term 4


Professional Recognition and Accreditation

University College Dublin
  • Top 1% of Universities worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2013-2014)
  • Over 2 Decades of Partnership with Kaplan

UCD School of Business
  • Degrees consistently ranked in the top 100 by the Financial Times and the Economist Intelligence Unit
  • Ranked 33rd in Europe (Financial Times 2013)
  • Prestigious Triple-Crown Accreditations from:
  1. AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
  2. EQUIS (European Foundation for Management Development)
  3. AMBA (Association of MBAs)

Community of European Management Schools (CEMS)

UCD is one of the 30 world class universities that forms part of the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS)^. CEMS is an exclusive academic-corporate partnership which gives its members privileged access to a global pool of top talents. This alliance also includes more than 70 MNCs such as Google, Facebook, UBS, Mastercard, Proctor & Gamble, Shell, Deutsche Bank, HSBC etc.

Entry Requirements

A recognised bachelor's degree or equivalent qualifications. Senior executives or business leaders without the above mentioned qualification but with substantial senior management experience in business or related industries may be considered by the university on a case-by-case basis.

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned).
•SGD 22,202.50  payable in 4 instalments
•Receive SGD 400 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our master degree course. T&Cs apply.

Education Loan
Education loans are available, subject to meeting the bank's loan requirements. Please click here for more information.
Amex 0% interest on instalment payment effective 1st June 2017 (for instalments ranging 6 - 24 months)

Non-tuition fees
Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
•Application fee: SGD 181.90

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 18 Jan 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

Study Mode & Duration

Delivery Method

Each term is a 4 months period covering 2 modules of study.

Each module is provided with 24 hours of seminars and workshops (6 consecutive sessions of 4 hours each) after office hours in the evening and /or over weekends / public holidays.

Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
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