Human Resource Management and Development (International Development) by Distance Learning PgDip
The University of Manchester
Key Course Facts
MSc Human Resource Management and Development (International Development) offers a practical and critical introduction to the philosophy, values, policies and practices of human resource management and development in an international context.
It is an ideal choice if you are involved in HR at an organisation in a developing or transitional country.
The course makes available core elements and insights of the Global Development Institute's (GDI) existing taught master's courses in Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development , enabling participants to obtain a master's degree by distance learning over up to five years without leaving home or interrupting their careers.
Applicants who do not fulfil all the entry requirements for the master's degree may be registered as Postgraduate Diploma or Certificate students.
Such students whose performance has met the standard required at master's level at the end of the fourth course unit proceed to the remaining course units and dissertation.
Students whose performance has met only the standard required at Diploma level proceed to the remaining course units. On satisfactory completion of all the course units, they are awarded the Postgraduate Diploma.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- All other courses
- Manchester Business School East - Undergraduate Degrees
- Manchester Business School - Graduate Degrees
- Graduate Degrees
- (no subscore less than 6.0)
- Undergraduate Degrees
- (no subscore less than 6.0)
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Human Resource Management and Development (International Development) by Distance Learning, PgDip.
You should have a good bachelor's degree (minimum Upper Second (2:1) or international equivalent).
Visa Requirements for International StudentsVisa requirement
All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.
International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.Permission to work while studying
University of Manchester is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.
Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)
After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.
Average student cost of living in UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About The University of Manchester
The University of Manchester is a publicly funded research university with a mission to advance education, knowledge and wisdom for the good of society. University of Manchester’s main site is home to the majority of its faculties and is referred to by its students as ‘the campus’, although in reality Manchester does not have a campus but is instead interspersed throughout the city of Manchester.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Human Resource Management - CIPD Intermediate Level Standards PDD||Liverpool John Moores University||-||-||-||£6935||-||-||Liverpool||On campus Part-time|
|Human Resource Management with eligibility for CIPD Advanced Level 7 Qualification PgDip||Manchester Metropolitan University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|International Human Resource Management with eligibility for CIPD Advanced Level 7 Qualification PgDip||Manchester Metropolitan University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|Human Resource Management PgDip||University of Suffolk||-||-||-||£915||-||-||Ipswich||On campus Part-time|
|Human Resource Management PgDip||University of Derby||-||-||-||£875||-||-||Derby||On campus Part-time|
|Human Resource Management PgDip||University of Exeter||-||-||-||-||-||-||Exeter||On campus Full-time|
|Human Resource Development and Training Management PgDip||University of Portsmouth||-||-||-||-||-||-||Portsmouth||On campus Part-time|
|Human Resource Management PgDip||University of Hertfordshire||-||-||-||-||-||-||Hatfield||On campus Full-time|
|Human Resource Management with eligibility for CIPD Advanced Level 7 Qualification (Part-Time) PgCert||Manchester Metropolitan University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Manchester||On campus Part-time|
|Human Resource Management (top-up) MSc||Kingston University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Kingston upon Thames||On campus Part-time|
|Human Resource Management (International Development) MSc||The University of Manchester||-||-||-||£6750||£12500||-||Manchester||On campus Part-time|
|International Development: Public Policy and Management MSc||The University of Manchester||-||-||-||£12500||£24000||-||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|International Development Management MSc||University of Westminster||-||-||-||-||-||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|International Development Management MSc||University of East Anglia||-||-||-||-||-||-||Norwich||On campus Full-time|
|Disaster Management and Sustainable Development MSc||Northumbria University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Newcastle||On campus Full-time|
|Sport Management, Politics and International Development MSc||Loughborough University of Technology||-||-||-||-||-||-||Loughborough||On campus Part-time|
|Sport Policy, Management and International Development MSc||The University of Edinburgh||-||-||-||-||-||-||Edinburgh||On campus Part-time|
|Construction Management and International Development MSc||University of Reading||-||-||-||£8840||£19715||-||Reading||On campus Part-time|
|Leadership for Sustainable Development MSc||Queen's University of Belfast||-||-||-||-||-||-||Belfast||On campus Full-time|
|International Development Management MA||University of Bradford||-||-||-||£7370||£17682||-||Bradford||On campus Full-time|