International Human Resource Management (HRM) (N1081)

15 credits, Level 6

Spring teaching

You will examine the core concepts of the field of Human Resource Management applied to an international context.

This will involve examining issues around international staffing challenges such as:

  • recruitment and development
  • Human Resource Management strategy
  • cross-cultural management
  • diversity
  • sustainability
  • CSR
  • ethics.


33%: Lecture
67%: Practical (Workshop)


50%: Coursework (Group submission (written), Observation)
50%: Written assessment (Report)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2022/23. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: