+ search

Human Resource Studies

Degree type
MSc
Language of education
English (100%)
Duration
12 months
Tuition fee EU/EEA
Please enquire
Tuition fee Non EU/EEA
Please enquire
Education type
Fulltime
Start of program
Please enquire
Application deadline
Please enquire
Accreditations
NVAO
Type of institution
Research University
City
Tilburg

Program description

This Master program focuses on issues relating to Human Resource policy, whereby people are seen as a resource in which companies need to invest.

The Master's program in Human Resource Studies focuses on issues relating to human resource (HR) policy, which views people as resources in which companies need to invest. It is a unique multidisciplinary degree program at a high academic level for those wishing to study the broad field of people, labor and organizations.

Central to the Master's program in Human Resource Studies is a constant encounter with academic research. In preparation for later professional practice you are educated in analyzing Human Resource (HR) issues. Attention is specifically paid to:

  • the recognition and identification of problems in the field of HR,
  • the strategic Human Resource Management (HRM) and HR Development,
  • the relationship between HRM and the achievements of individuals and organizations,
  • the implementation of new HR policy in relation to organizational change,
  • the management of diversity, the foundation of HR decisions and consultancy on HR decisions.

Through specific training you also work on the development of personal skills relevant to an HR professional. For the final thesis you conduct an extensive empirical research.

Human Resource Studies Program Objectives

The Human Resource Studies program focuses on issues related to Human Resource policy, whereby people are seen as resources in which companies need to invest. Human Resource Studies is a unique multidisciplinary degree program at a high academic level for people who wish to study the broad fields of people, labor and organizations.

Human Resource Studies Career Prospects

Research amongst graduates shows that professional prospects for Human Resource Studies graduates are good. Approximately 95% of students have jobs within six months of graduating. The expectation is that demand for academically-trained HR managers will continue to increase in the future. This is suggested by international labor market barometers in specialist magazines.

Human Resource Studies Related Programs

Besides the MSc Human Resource Studies, Tilburg University offers several other Social Sciences related masters such as the MSc Public Administration and Organizational Science.

See which other programs are related to the Master Human Resource Studies

Human Resource Studies Scholarships

Students who would like to register for the Master Human Resource Studies will need to have sufficient funds for tuition and living expenses. Getting a scholarship could be the first step towards obtaining a top MSc degree at Tilburg University.

See which scholarships you can apply for if you want to do the Human Resource Studies program

About Tilburg University

At Tilburg University, our mission is to inspire students and faculty members to reach their full potential, and in doing so, reap a positive impact on the society around them. Our education and research is internationally inspired and is ground breaking. Tilburg is represented among the top institutes in the international university rankings.

Tilburg University educational programs instil a broad social awareness in our students along with critical personal and professional skills. Learning and development are offered at all career levels. Research endeavours aim to advance the frontiers of knowledge on issues and subjects of direct value to society – and are actively disseminated and applied within the community with this objective in mind. We play an active part in the local community and that of the region, the Netherlands and the entire world, maintaining close contact at all levels.

More information about Tilburg University

Admission requirements

Please enquire

More information about Master Admission

Facebook

Share your thoughts on
studying abroad.

Join the study in the Netherlands facebook community!

Facebook

Share your thoughts on
studying abroad.

Join the study in the Netherlands facebook community!

We use non-commercial cookies only. More information. Close this message.×