Master of Business Studies (Human Resource Management)

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Entry requirements

Applicants for the MBS will have met the University admission requirements as specified; and have been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification, having achieved a grade average of at least a B- in the highest level courses.

Students must gain admission as being eligible to proceed into this programme.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Master of Business Studies (Human Resource Management) structure

Pathway 1 - 60 credit Research Option

Part 1

Compulsory course:
152.781 Advanced Research Methods in Business

And
90 credits selected from:
114.702 Human Resource Management and Workplace Relations
114.709 Managing the Employment Relationship
114.710 Organisational Learning
114.722 Advanced Organisational Behaviour
114.723 Performance Management
114.728 Valuing Human Resource Talent in Business Enterprises
114.735 Competitive Advantage and HRM Strategy
114.761 International Human Resource Management

Part 2

60 credits from:
114.894 Research Report (or 115.894 Research Report Part 1 and 115.895 Research Report Part 2)
Or

Pathway 2 - 90 credit Thesis Option

Part 1

Compulsory course:
152.781 Advanced Research Methods in Business

And
60 credits selected from:
114.702 Human Resource Management and Workplace Relations
114.709 Managing the Employment Relationship
114.710 Organisational Learning
114.722 Advanced Organisational Behaviour
114.723 Performance Management
114.728 Valuing Human Resource Talent in Business Enterprises
114.735 Competitive Advantage and HRM Strategy
114.761 International Human Resource Management

Part 2

115.890 90 credit Thesis (or 115.891 Thesis Part I and 115.892 Thesis Part II)

Or

Pathway 3 - Thesis Option

Part 1

Compulsory course:
152.781 Advanced Research Methods in Business

And
30 credits selected from:
114.702 Human Resource Management and Workplace Relations
114.709 Managing the Employment Relationship
114.710 Organisational Learning
114.722 Advanced Organisational Behaviour
114.723 Performance Management
114.728 Valuing Human Resource Talent in Business Enterprises
114.735 Competitive Advantage and HRM Strategy
114.761 International Human Resource Management

Part 2

114.899 Thesis (or 114.897 Thesis 120 credit Part 1 and 114.898 Thesis 120 Credit Part 2)

For progression from Part One to Part Two, candidates must have achieved a minimum B- grade average over 60 credits of the Part One courses, including the compulsory courses.

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