The program is designed to provide students with a foundation of knowledge and practical skills as well
as an understanding of the role of the HR profession, and is relevant to the strategic objectives of an
organization as well as to the wider environment in which it operates.
The program is aimed at experienced HR professionals, HR Business Partners, HR Directors, operating on a
strategic level in organization.
Leading, Managing and Developing People in Context
Part 1 HRM in Context
Human resource management in the context of the national political, economic, social and
technological environments that affect organisations. Focus on corporate strategy, HR
strategy, change management and the contribution of the HR function to organisational
performance. Part 2 Leading, Managing and Developing People in Context
Responsibility of HR for leading, managing and developing people within an organisation at
tactical or a more strategic level. Integration of theory and practice is a key feature of
the module, driven by a variety of people management and development themes, such as
engagement, commitment and leadership.
Investigating a Business Issue
Skills in working with a client to identify, diagnose, and make practical recommendations
towards solving a workplace human resource management issue. It is a CIPD requirement that
all students write a work-based management report (MRR).
Employee Engagement and Organisational Learning
Concepts of engagement on the part of employees, and of organisational learning, in the
context of designing and managing work and jobs to enhance organisational performance and
productivity. Critical review of concepts related to the notion of engagement and identify
strategies for enhancing engagement with work. Critical evaluation of proposals for engaging
employees and enhancing organisational learning. Ability to propose theoretically and
empirically supported plans.
Strategic Leadership Development and Performance Management
Critical perspectives on how the performance at organisational, group and individual levels
can be enhanced and inspired by strategic leadership and direction. The theoretical
foundations will be illustrated with examples and integrated with practical exercises in
order to help students develop knowledge, skills and capabilities to assume a substantive
strategic leadership role within an organisation in both domestic and international context.
Resourcing, Talent and Reward Management
Part 1 Resourcing & Talent Management
How HR professionals can assemble people with the necessary skills, attitudes, and
experiences to meet their objectives, and to retain talent for as long as possible.
Academic, strategic, and practical aspects of workforce mobilization within a national and
global context. Part 2 Reward Management
Total rewards. How to plan, implement and evaluate reward policies to support an
organization’s strategic objectives. Critical reflection on strengths and limitations of
diverse approaches to develop fair, reasonable and motivational policies.
International HRM and Comparative Employment Law
Part 1 International and Comparative Labour Law
Different international approaches to labour regulation; developments in transnational
labour regulation and business practice; the complexities of international labour law.
Part 2 International HRM
Human resource challenges and opportunities that face multinational enterprises, such as how
national and regional differences impact on the employment relationship, and students will
evaluate international human resource management strategies and policies in a range of
International Week in Kingston University London
Company visits & experience sharing. Students visit such companies as Unilever, Capgemini,
Deloitte and Aon Hewitt, normally 4 visits per week, during which students meet their HR teams
and can clearly see how what they learn is applied into practice. Theory into Practice idea is
applied during these vsitis.
Meetings with potential supervisors to discuss MRR.
Master classes: HR Business Partner, Leadership.
CIPD visit and meet CIPD staff who run workshops and masterclasses for students on latest HR
trends as well as their research.
Round tables with HR Directors, discussion on the hot HR issues.
Social events, receptions. Meeting and networking opportunities with HR professionals during
social events, seminars, receptions.
Career advice sessions.
Features of the Programme
Program is delivered in collaboration with the Russian Presidential Academy RANEPA on a
prestigious Prechistenka campus in the center of Moscow. The collaboration has been going on for
over 20 years now and is one of the longest-running partnerships between UK and one of the top
Russian universities. We have over 1100 alumni who graduated from various Kingston
University-RANEPA joint programmes and over 100 graduates from IHRM Programe itself.
An international curriculum along with School and staff collaborations worldwide ensure the
programme is globally relevant.
Comprehensive HR coverage. The program covers all aspects of International HRM.
‘Theory into Practice’ approach. Both academic and practitioners co-teaching all modules, thus
providing a good balance between academic as well as practitioner perspectives. During the
International week students visit companies and their HR departments thus applying knowledge
IHRM Masters is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and
Moscow campus is a CIPD Approved Centre since 2011.
On successful completion of the programme students are eligible for Kingston Diploma Master of
Science in IHRM, approved by CIPD, which is an equivalent of Advanced Level Diploma. The
programme provides all of the underpinning knowledge required for CIPD professional membership
(Associate Member) for which students are eligible after receiving CIPD Advanced Level Diploma.
Six successful consecutive runs of the program in Moscow since 2011. The program is renewed
A supportive study environment and expert academic and consultative team will help students
achieve their academic and professional goals.
Study modules (5 days) once in 2 months, including Saturday, Sunday and 3 work days.
9 teaching blocks in Moscow.
International week in London.
Assignments, business simulation, final project.
Real business cases, presentations, working in groups and individual tasks.
LMS: digital resources and Kingston University library.
A good honours degree from a university or an equivalent qualification from a recognised higher
At least four years' managerial experience in middle/senior HR and/or line management, including
participation in appropriate training events.
Good command of spoken and written English at: IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no element
below 6.0, TOEFL score of 90 with no element below 20/30. If no formal evidence of English
competence, candidates will take an English test at RANEPA and will be interviewed in English.
In addition to satisfying the entry requirements, candidates must be able to demonstrate their
motivation and ability to work at postgraduate level. Students need to be well-prepared,
self-disciplined and able to manage their time and workload effectively.
Admission period: April - September
Duration: 2 years (18 months)
Commencement: October, once a year
Tuition Fee: £ 7.200 + 520.000 ₽
Location: Moscow / London
Master of Science (MSc) in International HRM from Kingston University London, CIPD
Approved, equivalent to CIPD Advanced Level Diploma
CIPD Associate Member Certificate
Russian Professional Diploma from Presidential Academy RANEPA
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