1.5 years (Full-time)
2.5 years (Part-time)
HK$206,150 per programme (HK$6,650 per credit) for local students
HK$274,660 per programme (HK$8,860 per credit) for non-local students
Dr Catherine Ng
BEc, MBA, PhD
Deputy Programme Director
Dr Annie Ko
BA (Hons), GDip, MSc, PhD
Note to Applicants
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This programme combines theoretical knowledge with practical applications to help students understand and solve organisational issues. This helps students to manage effectively.
Master of Science in Human Resource Management
To graduate, students must complete 31 credits. There are two routes to attaining these credits:
Students may graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma upon completing 4 Compulsory Subjects and 3 Elective Subjects (21 credits), or with a Postgraduate Certificate upon completing 4 Compulsory Subjects (12 credits).
Areas of Study
The following is a summary of the areas of study.
Information on the subjects offered can be obtained at mm.polyu.edu.hk/study/taught-postgraduate-programmes/hrm/.
+ The offering of subjects is subject to class quota availability.
@ Student may also choose from a list of "Common Pool Electives", subject to the prescriptions of the programme curriculum. For details, please refer to www.polyu.edu.hk/fb/pg/commonpool.
* These subjects have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. The programme (MSc in Human Resource Management) is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 6).
Note: Programme structure and content are subject to continuous review and change.
Mode of Study and Duration
Mode of study: Mixed-mode
Students may take on either a full-time study load (9 credits or more in a semester) or a part-time study load (fewer than 9 credits in a semester).
Students should normally be able to complete the programme full-time in 1.5 years or part-time in 2.5 years (5 regular semesters plus a Summer Term). Classes are normally scheduled on weekday evenings. Students who wish to extend their studies beyond normal duration can submit such request to Departments/Faculties for consideration, as appropriate.
The programme offers a structured progression pattern. Students are encouraged to follow the pattern to benefit from a cohort-based structure.
If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admission Requirements" section for details.
Suitable candidates may be invited to attend admission interviews.
Transcript / Certificate
Both copies of transcripts and certificates are required.
Read through faculty and department descriptions to get an idea of what might be right for you. Please find out the details from here.
To apply for PolyU programmes, you are required to fulfil the entrance requirements and English language requirements. Please find out the details from here.
Submit your application online here and settle an application fee of HKD $350 for one application.
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Successful applicants will receive their admission offer online.