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Master of Science

MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management

Want to develop your real world leadership and HRM skills?

This one year postgraduate degree is for those looking to advance in management or business-related HR management. With a range of modules in coaching and mentoring, employment relations, leadership, organisations and developing people, this course provides a depth of knowledge in the focused field of Human Resource Management while continuing to help you further develop key transferable skills that are desired by many employers.

Why study with us?

 Practical courses delivered by experienced teachers and specialists with industry expertise to boost your employability
 Focused learning - smaller class sizes mean friendly, personalised teaching, greater interaction and that your views will be heard
 100% of our UK postgraduate Business students were in employment 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes 2017/2018)
 Check out how we can support your fees through scholarships and bursaries

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s)

Full requirements

Next start date

October 2021

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You can apply for this course directly with GISMA in Berlin.


This course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), one of the UK's leading professional bodies for Management and Leadership.

Commercially experienced tutors teach the latest business skills in workshop style sessions, more aligned to working in business than a crowded lecture hall.

We provide excellent careers and employability opportunities through our connections to prospective employers and experienced staff.

Course Details

MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management

Our MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management is designed to familiarise you with the intellectual underpinnings required for a career in a modern, dynamic work environment. By building the course to incorporate a significant level of exposure to the professional world we have made your learning as interactive and realistic as possible. You will get to experience the realities of working within a business while learning from our professional experts, who have lots of real-world knowledge to help you develop the skills that employers are looking for. Our goal is to help you improve your skills and employability through a supportive, practical and challenging curriculum that is closely aligned with professional body requirements, so your qualification is recognised as a quality endorsement of your abilities.

We have also successfully accredited this programme with a professionally-recognised CMI qualification. Those graduating from the online format of this course will also receive the CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership in addition to their MSc.

If you’re considering continuing your studies beyond this course, it is a great place to start before going on to study a PhD or a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.

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Whether it’s face to face or online, our law and business programmes will always be available to you whatever you choose. That’s our guarantee.

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Course Structure

  • Leadership and Management Development (30 credits)
  • Human Resource Management Practice in Context (30 credits)
  • Coaching and Mentoring (30 credits)
  • Leading Organisational Design and Development (30 credits)
  • Research Methods and Research Based Output (60 credits)

Course Start Dates

  • MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management
    • Full-time: GISMA Business School (Berlin)
  • MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management
    • Full-time: GISMA Business School (Berlin)
  • MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management
    • Full-time: GISMA Business School (Berlin)

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Course Information


To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.



You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.

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Studying the MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management means you’ll receive a CMI accreditation and access to CMI research materials.

If you choose to study the online route you will also receive the CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership in addition to your MSc.

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We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Fees and Applying


You can apply for this postgraduate business course directly with GISMA.

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The fee for this course is €15,000 a year.

You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course.

We offer a range of Scholarships and Bursaries to UK and International students to support access to this course.



We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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