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Master of Human Resource Management



Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) by coursework is a 42-credit-hour programme which comprises the following:

Core Courses (24 credit hours)
BSMH5013 Human Resource Management
BSMH5023 Strategic Human Resource Management
BSMH5033 Industrial Relations
BSMH5043 Performance Management
BSMH5133 Human Resource Development
BSMH5143 Compensation and Benefits Management
BPMN6013 Organizational Behavior and Development
BPMN6073 Research Methodology

Elective Courses (6 credit hours)
Choose any 2 courses from the list below:

BEEG5013 Managerial Economics
BSMH5053 Managing Occupational Safety and Health
BSMH5063 Workforce Diversity Management
BSMH5073 Human Resource Costing
BSMH5083 Human Resource Information Systems
BSMH5093 Managing Change and Communication
BSMH5113 Business Negotiations
BSMH5123 International Human Resource Management
GMUL5043 Legal and Ethical Issues in Human Resource Management

Research Paper (12 credit hours)
BPMZ69912 Research Paper


Students are required to:

1. Register and pass two (2) pre-requisite courses, i.e. SZRZ6014 Research Methodology and SCLE6014 Academic Writing with at least a B grade before they can pursue their research work.

2. Defend their proposal to a Committee, which comprises a chairperson and at least one examiner appointed by the School, as per requirement below:

a. Students must submit two (2) copies of their research proposals to the School at least 2 weeks prior to the proposal defence session;
b. The examiner(s) should provide written comments and recommend the status of the proposal at the end of the session;
c. Students are required to make amendments based on the comments and suggestions given by the examiner(s); and
d. The research proposal should comprise the following chapters:
• Chapter 1 : Background of the Study, Problem Statement, Research Questions, Research Objectives, Scope of the Study, and Significance of the Study.
• Chapter 2 : Literature Review
• Chapter 3 : Research Methodology
a. Research Framework
b. Hypotheses/ Propositions Development

3. Attend a viva voce session to defend their thesis, per requirement below:

a. Upon approval from their supervisor(s), students should fill “The Intent to Submit Form (ITS)” and submit it to the School together with two (2) copies of the thesis;
b. Students will be informed of the viva voce session by the School;
c. Students have to pay the viva voce fee before the session takes place.

4. Submit a written thesis:

a. Students should make corrections with guidance from the supervisor(s) based on comments and suggestions given by the examiners during the viva voce session.
b. Before binding the final thesis, students should obtain approval (or signature) from the Schoolfor certification of the thesis.
c. The thesis should be prepared in three (3) copies (two in hard cover and one in loose copy), all of which are to be submitted to the School.

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