Leadership and Human Resource Management, Master's Specialisation

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Leadership and Human Resource Management specialises in the study and development of strategic and business-driven people management. This specialisation focuses on both human resource management and first-line management.

The specialisation examines strategic, business-driven perspectives on people management and factors that influence people’s actions. It is crucial to understand how human resources impact the success of a company. These studies focus on practices used to influence people at work. This specialisation provides various perspectives on staff development.

For example, students can study the following themes in the specialisation:

  • strategic human resource management
  • employee experience and employer branding
  • management of diversity
  • successful managerial work
  • perspectives on leadership

Leadership and Human Resource Management is a perfect specialisation for HR professionals and managers who want to expand or supplement their skill set. This specialisation also suits students who are interested in the topic or changing their career, provided that the student learns the basics on their own.

This specialisation prepares students for a variety of jobs that require an understanding of factors that influence people in working life and skills to analyse people’s actions regarding work. Such jobs include various human resource management (HR) jobs and managerial duties.

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Specialisation is available in the following programmes:

More Information about the Specialisation and Master' Studies

Read more about the specialisation's courses and the practicalities of Master's Studies.

Person Responsible for the Specialisation

The Master’s specialisations are lead by professionals with a PhD. Their responsibilities include specialisation courses, thesis topics and promotion of networking within the specialisation.

Master's Specialisation

Specialisation is at the heart of Master's degree studies. Master's degree studies consist mostly of specialisation studies and a thesis is based on the specialisation studies. A student’s specialisation also builds the home base for their professional development and networking.

Students choose their specialisation out of the available options at the start of their programme.

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