As a student of the IBSA Dual Degree Master's Program specializing in Human Resource Management, you will spend your first semester at the IGC in Bremen. For your specialization you will continue your studies at the University of Hertfordshire in the UK. The British partner program MSc in Global Business prepares you for a career in the fields of human resources and business management. In order to be ready for the challenges of your future career, the University recommends active participation in four modules. The elective courses offer you an innovative and experimental range of learning methods. An example is participation in a simulation game.
- QAA-accredited HRM program
- 1 year, 2 degrees, 2 countries: MBA & MSc
- Excellent career prospects
- International student assistance team on campus (Bremen)
- Excursion to Berlin (optional)
- German language course (optional)
- Develop intercultural competencies
- Bachelor’s degree in business
- Minimum of one year post-graduate work experience
- High English proficiency (IELTS 6,5 points)
- Funding for tuition fee and ~800 Euro/month for living costs
- A global mindset
Multinational Financial Management
The goal of the course is to train highly effective global managers who have advanced analytical and decision-making skills essential for conducting successful business across borders.
Global Marketing Strategies
The course adresses marketing performance in a global context. It assesses differences in country environments and applies techniques for international market segmentation, entry strategies, risk analysis, and comprehensive marketing plans.
This module aims to introduce students to business analytics concepts required to understand contemporary business challenges. Analytical techniques will be applied to assess and resolve some of the complex challenges faced by business professionals in global industries.
International Leadership (elective)
The main objective of the module Leadership is to give the course participants a general leadership overview, to explore their individual leadership styles and set feasible goals for developing their management skills.
Strategic Human Resource Management
While traditional Human Resource Management focuses on recruitment and retention of highly skilled employees and on fostering their advancement, the module Strategic Human
Resource Management (SHRM) goes one step further. In this module, you will learn the responsibilities of Human Resources in line with overall corporate performance and performance the goals of other departments. The module introduces you to the origin of the SHRM and explores various theoretical models as well as key topics and current discussions.
Managing Across Cultures
Managing Across Cultures provides an in-depth understanding of intercultural communication. The aim of this course is to improve the business communication skills of multicultural teams through research of various cultural theories. Upon successful completion, you will be able to work effectively interculturally.
In this module, you will learn the basics of efficient organizational management. Afterwards, you will analyze various related topics in order to develop an understanding of the origin of the theories. These include, for example, personality, attitude, decision-making and motivation, as well as group behaviors such as communication, leadership, negotiation, conflict, culture and other organizational structures.
Postgraduate Research Methodology
To enhance your research skills, this module explores various models and concepts for developing management skills and capacities. At the same time, you are an active part of shaping the course content. You can choose from topics such as communication, teambuilding, negotiation, presentation, creativity, critical thinking, leadership, consulting and coaching.
Studying at the University of Hertfordshire (UH)
The University of Hertfordshire (UH) is located in the small town of Hatfield, England. Its close proximity to London assures an effortless commute between the peaceful landscape of Hertfordshire and the vibrant metropolitan capital. Thanks to the quick train connection, London is only 20 minutes away. In international comparison with other universities, UH enjoys a reputation as the UK's leading institution in the business sector. To ensure a compelling study experience, UH offers non-academic services such as a 24-hour-service, accommodation, memberships to clubs and associations and access to sports facilities.
We offer you the world with two business degrees. Within the alliance, international students not only improve their team-work skills on a continuous basis but each student is also provided with a unique indivudual support suitabe for his/her needs.“
International Student Assistance
Our International Student Assistance (ISA) assists you in different aspects of settling in: finding accommodation, handling visa applications, clarifing insurance queries and dealing with authorities both at home and abroad. This service is of course free of charge. Furthermore ISA regularly organizes excursions and events during your study in Bremen. They offer movie nights, sightseeing trips, a christmas party, BBQ and excursions to several cities.