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Master of Science (MSc) in Strategic Human Resources Management

School of Business


Study Mode Part-time: 2 years

Tuition Fee Local students: HK$210,000/programme; Non-local students: HK$258,000/programme

Cut Off Date 24 Jul 2022

Year of Entry 2023 September

Funding NatureSelf-financed

Application Start Date30 Sept 2021

Application Deadline7 June 2022 (Non-local)
24 July 2022 (Local)

Programme DirectorDr Jamie CHEUNG 

Programme Office(852) 3411  

Selection Process
  1. Short-listed applicants will be invited to attend an interview.
  2. Application result will be reflected in the application status in the online application system.

The Programme aims to prepare graduates to:

  1. exhibit an understanding of strategic and global management as they pertain to human resource management;
  2. demonstrate state-of-the-art knowledge of human capital management including HR and succession planning, talent management,  performance appraisal system, and HR measurements;
  3. develop strategies for human resources which are capable of influencing corporate decision-making;
  4. speak the boardroom language on topics of finance, technology, marketing and operations, and perform the role of strategic business partner;
  5. act as a change agent to manage innovation and human capital;
  6. design ethical practices that clarify behavioural / professional standards, and create an organisational culture that upholds high corporate governance standards;
  7. create a cultural bridge between local managers and their counterparts in other parts of the world.


Programme Structure

Units Requirement30 units
Required Courses18 units
Elective Courses9 units
 Project3 units
Study CurriculumThe study curriculum may change from time to time. Applicants may make reference to the programme website or  the University Student Handbook for details of the list of courses.

Academic Qualification

  1. A good Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university or comparable institution, or an equivalent professional qualification in Human Resources Management; or 
  2. A postgraduate diploma in Human Resources Management from a recognised institution; 
  3. Applicants should have work experience in a supervisory, managerial or professional role for preferably a minimum of five years. 
  4. Applicants with other post-secondary qualifications (e.g. diploma in HRM) and at least 10 years of work experience, 
    including 3 years in professional and managerial capacity, will also be considered on an individual and exceptional basis. 


Language Proficiency RequirementApplicants graduated from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English must achieve the following English proficiency requirement: 


  1. TOEFL: 79 (internet-based); or
  2. IELTS (Academic): Overall band score of 6.5.

Two academic awards are set up (a) to encourage our HKBU alumni to pursue advanced professional education and (b) to motivate MScSHRM students to strive for academic excellence:

(a)    The HKBU Alumni Entrance Award is worth HK$10,000 and two awards are available. Students need to be HKBU undergraduate alumni and to have attained an upper second class honours degree.

(b)    The Graduation Academic Award is designed to reward those who have attained excellent scholastic performance in their MScSHRM studies. It is worth HK$10,000 and will be given to three students who have obtained the highest GPA provided that their cumulative GPA is no less than 3.40, with no repeated courses and no course grade below B-.


  1. The above information is for reference only and is subject to change without prior notice. Hong Kong Baptist University reserves the right of final decision and interpretation in case of any dispute.
  2. Please note that a non-refundable admission confirmation fee, including the first instalment of tuition fee plus other administrative fees must be paid upon acceptance of the admission offer.