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Human Resources degrees abroad

Human resources (HR) refers to the management, administration, and development of employees within a business or organization.

People are the heartbeat of most companies, so their welfare and motivation are crucial to business strategy and success. As an HR student, you’ll explore the processes and principles behind successful personnel management across a range of organizational settings. You’ll be introduced to key HR practices, including recruitment, budget management, health and safety, and employee relations.

In an increasingly competitive global marketplace, companies are always developing innovative ways to get the best out of their workforces. By studying HR abroad, you’ll gain an insight into the HR practices of thriving multinational companies. You’ll have the chance to connect with industry experts and learn from international leaders in the field.

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Human Resources program structure

HR can be studied at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Bachelor’s degrees are usually offered as a BA, but BSc courses with a more mathematical and economic focus are available. You’ll study over a minimum of three years, but you’ll be encouraged to undertake an additional placement year, usually after your second year of study, to gain practical experience in the sector.

Once you’ve completed your bachelor’s, you can enroll in a postgraduate program. A master’s usually takes one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study. A PhD can take anywhere between four and seven years to complete.

All HR programs will be taught slightly differently, but most will be made up of lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, and placements. Some universities will also arrange for you to hear from industry experts at guest lectures and visit the HR departments of local companies.

The way you’re assessed will depend on the exact module you’re taking, but exams, essays, written assignments, in-class tests, and presentations will probably feature at some point during your degree.

HR is renowned for being a flexible program with a wide range of elective modules to choose from. However, most courses around the world will cover these core study areas:

  • HR in the workplace
  • HR policy, practice, and law
  • Global business issues
  • Financial decision making and reporting
  • Academic and career development
  • Organizational behavior
  • Resolving workplace disputes
  • Management and strategy

Human Resources study abroad programs

Human resources undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in human resources

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    Human Resource Management & Employment Relations/Land Management - BComm University of the South Pacific, Fiji

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    8,078 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,000 FJD

    Start date
    February, July
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    Business and Management: Human Resource Management - BA (Hons) (with foundation) Bournemouth University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,696 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,250 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Business and Human Resource Management - BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,295 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,150 GBP

    Start date
    September, April
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    Business Management: Human Resource Management (Top-Up) - BA - Top Up (Hons) Bloomsbury Institute, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    15,283 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,000 GBP

    Start date
    October, June
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    Human Resources - BBA (Co-op) Mount Royal University, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,907 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 23,100 CAD

    Start date
    September
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Associate in human resources

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    Accounting and Human Resources - AB Davis College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,650 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,650 USD

    Start date
    August, November, February, May
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    Business Administration: Human Resources - ASc Riverside City College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,440 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,440 USD

    Start date
    August, February, June
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    Human Resources - AASc Fox Valley Technical College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,600 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,600 USD

    Start date
    January, June
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    Human Resource Management - AASc Moraine Valley Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    8,310 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,310 USD

    Start date
    August, January, June
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Diploma in human resources

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    Business Administration: Human Resources - OCADip Confederation College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,483 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,055 CAD

    Start date
    January, September
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    Business: Human Resources (Timmins Campus) - OCDip Northern College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,511 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,727 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Business: Human Resources - OCDip George Brown College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,805 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,496 CAD

    Start date
    January, September
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    Business: Human Resources (Optional Co-op) - OCDip Centennial College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,635 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,263 CAD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Business Administration: Human Resources - OCADip Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,008 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,406 CAD

    Start date
    September
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Certificate in human resources

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    Business Administration: Human Resources - PBcCert Mount Royal University, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    18 months
    Annual tuition fee
    13,526 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,480 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Human Resource Management - Cert Merritt College, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    10,740 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,740 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Human Resource Management - Cert Keyano College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    9,819 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,416 CAD

    Start date
    January
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    Human Resources - Cert Westcliff University, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    9 months
    Annual tuition fee
    13,140 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,140 USD

    Start date
    October, January, March, July, August, May
    Show program overview about Undergraduate Certificate in Human Resources

Human resources graduate programs

Master's in human resources

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    Applied Psychology: Human Resource Management - MAppPsy Adler University, Canada
    • Blended learning

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,842 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,645 CAD

    Start date
    January, May, August
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    Business Administration: Human Resource Management - MBA University of North Alabama, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,890 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,890 USD

    Start date
    January
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    Human Resource Management - MSc Touro University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    22 months
    Annual tuition fee
    13,612 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,612 USD

    Start date
    September, January, June
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    Business Administration: Human Resource Management - MBA Mercy University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    38,340 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 38,340 USD

    Start date
    November, February, June
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    Business Administration: Human Resource Management - MBA University of Bridgeport, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,660 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,660 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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Diploma in human resources

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    Business Studies: Human Resource Management - GradDip Massey University, New Zealand

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    18,631 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,400 NZD

    Start date
    November, February, July
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    Human Resource Management - MSc/PGDip University of the West of England - UWE Bristol, UK

    Program type
    Master's/Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    21,333 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,750 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Human Resource Management - GDip University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,406 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 5,030 GBP

    Start date
    September
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Certificate in human resources

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    Human Resource Management - GradCert Nova Scotia Community College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    8,556 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,690 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Human Resources - GradCert Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
    • Online

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    10,032 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,032 USD

    Start date
    January, May, June, August
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    Human Resource Management (Co-op) - PGCert (with placement) Sheridan College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    16 months
    Annual tuition fee
    14,977 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,463 CAD

    Start date
    September, January, May
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Future human resources careers

Businesses are always looking for ways to outperform their competitors and reach their targets. As an HR graduate, you’ll have the tools to help organizations take their performance to the next level. You can apply your skills across several sectors and roles, including:

  • HR manager
  • Recruitment manager
  • Talent director
  • Organizational development professional
  • Diversity and inclusion manager
  • Corporate communication specialist
  • Training and development officer
  • Careers adviser

To boost your employability, try and secure some work experience or an internship during your gap year or university holidays. This will help prove your commitment and capabilities to prospective employers.