MBA
Human Resource Management

Help companies acquire top talent and reach their potential with the MBA specialising in Human Resource Management at IU International University.

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Be a HR Specialist with IU's MBA specialising in Human Resource Management

The MBA in HR Management prepares you for a leadership role in any industry in the field of HR and personnel management. You will learn core functions that give you the decision-making skills required to find qualified workers with the right skillset and finalise remuneration for them. Companies today constantly need HR personnel who have this unique know-how. Companies throughout the world are adapting to digitisation, making it even more necessary to have specialised HR personnel who have a well-rounded overview and understanding of their responsibilities and the sector. At IU, our graduates of the MBA specialising in Human Resource Management will have a firm grasp of business management, legal understandings, socio-psychological aspects, and HR management, making them the first choice in this competitive market. 

What makes IU your best choice
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Your degree summed up

All the important details about this programme

  • Study model
    Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    90 ECTS
    Study format: Online or On Campus
  • Duration of study
    18 months
    Part time models available
  • Study Fees
    Online: From 555 111 euros per month
    On Campus: From 888 669 euros per month
  • Accreditation
    90 ECTS - English - Online
    Online study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards

    90 ECTS - English - On Campus
    On campus study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards
  • Admission
    Completed Undergraduate Degree
    Scholarship Programme Option
    One Year of Work Experience
    English Skills
  • Reduce your study fees
    Many scholarship options available
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One Degree, Two Qualifications: Dual Degree Offer with LSBU

IU has partnered with London South Bank University (LSBU) to give you the chance to turn your programme into a dual degree. When you choose this option, you’ll graduate from IU with both a German degree and a British degree: a major advantage for international career prospects! No extra study courses or travelling required.

WHO IS LSBU?

Based in the heart of London, LSBU caters to 18,000 students and has won several awards. Just like IU, the UK-based university is international, with students from over 130 countries and is highly committed to providing the best career opportunities.

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Talk to our team: We are happy to advise you on how to register your interest for extra UK validation from LSBU. Already a student at IU? Apply via myCampus, our online learning environment.

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Make the path to your degree simple

Don’t yet meet the requirements for work experience, English language skills or level of education? Not a problem – IU’s Scholarship Programme gives you the chance to start your online degree and fulfil the eligibility criteria while you study, just get us your proof of work experience, English language skill and education certificates to us before you complete 50% of your ECTS. 

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Specialisation Start Date

You can start your online MBA programme right away with the first 9 compulsory modules. Meanwhile, this specialisation will be made available to you from 15.05.2022 onward. For on-campus, the official start date is 01.04.2022 (English, 90 ECTS).

This course is ending soon on our Bad Honnef campus, the final intake is July 2022. It will then only be available on our Berlin campus and online.

Degree Overview

Gain business-related skills and knowledge with modules like international marketing, strategic management and managerial economics and combine them with specialist HR theory and practical knowledge. You will also get to hone your soft skills to successfully collaborate with others in an ethical and responsible manner.

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Start A Life in Germany - Study on Campus with IU

Studying a flexible degree with a blend of in-person and online lectures on our Berlin campus can set you up for a successful professional and personal life in Europe, here’s what you gain:  

  • Practical, group-based learning 
  • Close contact with lecturer 
  • In-person career fairs and talks 
  • Work part-time and study 
  • Join clubs and student societies 
  • Apply for a post-work study visa


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Your Career Path with an MBA specialising in Human Resource Management

Our programme will benefit anyone aspiring for a management role in any industry. Upon graduation, you will be able to effectively bridge the gap between qualified employees and companies with their particular HR needs. Human Resources is a challenging field where you will deal with the effects of digitisation and the shortage of skilled workers. Our graduates will be able to use their in-depth knowledge and skills to mitigate such challenges and lead proactive recruiting. Career options for our graduates are broad, with options such as HR Business Partner, Personnel Selection Manager, HR Marketing & Employer, Recruiting Manager, People Development Manager, or Talent Manager, to name a few.

HR Specialist

A human resources specialist is responsible for creating, evaluating and implementing HR policies in line with the company's needs and in compliance with a country's labour law. As an HR Specialist, you will also be responsible for the hiring process of a company, using your people skills and business knowledge to ensure that potential employees are the best fit for your company culturally and will bring value to it too.


Talent Manager

The responsibilities of a talent manager include searching for talent, signing clients, and negotiating deals. To be successful as a talent manager, you understand the parameters of positions well, have a keen eye for talent, and are able to establish trust in order to ensure successful employee management. Ultimately, a high-quality talent manager has great business acumen and excellent presentation skills, something that an IU MBA will give you.

STUDY MODELS AND FEES

Find a plan to suit you: For our online programmes, you can easily choose whether you want to study full-time or part-time. This helps you fit learning to your schedule.

Full time

Duration 18 months

Perfect for those who want to hit the ground running and learn at the fastest pace possible. Starting from:

€888 €178 / month Apply now

Part time

Duration 24 months

Great for all-round talents who want to go full throttle in their studies but also keep up with other commitments. Starting from:

€750 €150 / month Apply now

Extended

Duration 36 months

Ideal for students with a lot of work or family commitments. This plan also reduces monthly study costs. Starting from:

€555 €111 / month Apply now
*Price information:

For students in Asia, Africa, and South & Central America, the prices displayed show regular tuition fees including graduation fees, scholarships or other discounts. For students from Europe, the UK, the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan & South Korea, the prices displayed do not include graduation fees, scholarships or other discounts. Additional fees may apply.

Our IU study programmes include the following benefits

  • Take exams online

  • Study materials

  • Access to partner network

  • Free extension of study period

  • Online library as well as podcasts and videos

  • Flexible payment options

  • Correction and assessment of module exams

  • Online forums

  • Support and career services

What our students say

  • In both my passion and my career, the skills and competencies I learned at IU have made a big difference.

    Zena Massaad, MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • The university teaching at IU is characterised by a high degree of practical relevance.

    Diana Valdez, M.A. International Management
  • You can participate in IU events and establish an excellent network. My career proves it: networking is the key to success!

    Sandip Modha, MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • The study programme provided me with so many useful academic and professional skills and knowledge.

    Mai Duc, B.A. International Marketing Management

Admission requirements

You can start your desired study programme at IU International University of Applied Sciences if you meet the requirements.
MBA Admission Requirements
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Work Experience
English Skills
Why IU is a great choice
  • The Best of Both Worlds

    Choose where you want to spend which semester and switch between online and campus studies. Our new approach sets us apart from our competitors and gives you freedom to experience online studies and campus life. All you need to do is let us know in advance.  

  • Accredited & Globally Recognised

    IU International is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated.  

  • Gain Real Support

    We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and forums to exchange with other students. You also have full access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions.  

  • The Ideal Mix of Theory & Practice

    Our courses provide you with key theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Our wide range of subject specialisations gives you maximum choice and allows you to immerse yourself in areas that match your interests.

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