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Human Resource Management


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Study human resource management in Groningen and kickstart your career in HR leadership and consulting, HR analytics, strategic HRM, team management and employee well-being.

Are you interested in learning how to develop effective HR strategies and policies? Do you want to learn more about the science behind ensuring employees’ well-being and how to use people’s analytics responsibly? Then this might be the master’s programme for you.

The MSc Human Resource Management in Groningen is a small-scale, diverse and social programme with close links to business practice. You learn about the strategic and operational perspective of HR. On a strategic level, you will study how to match the supply and demand of personnel, and anticipate how this is affected by changes inside and outside the organisation. On an operational level, you will learn about the recruitment, selection, performance, and well-being of employees. Moreover, you will follow an HR analytics course, in which you will learn how to use data science, digital personnel systems, and online platforms to evaluate the HR performance of an organisation and provide evidence-based suggestions for improvement. Next to the core courses, the MSc HRM includes electives on various topics (e.g. stress and health, technological development, internationalisation of business, or business ethics).




Master of Science


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 2,314

€ 17,800


Application requirements

To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: Business Administration, Economics and Business Economics, International Business, Technology Management. To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies. For more information, please visit: htt

IELTS Academic overall score 6.5 (Speaking 6, Writing 6.5); TOEFL internet-based overall score 90 (Speaking 20, Writing 24); Cambridge C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency (overall score 176, Speaking 169, Writing 176). * ETS is offering the TOEFL tests as an online option to take from home worldwide. Please check their website for more information.

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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Feb '24 15 Oct '23 15 Oct '23
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Orange Knowledge Programma (OKP)

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