Master of Science in Global Human Resource Management

Start Date

20 Jul 2024


9 Months (Part Time)


100% Online (Zoom)


100% Coursework

Master of Science in Global Human Resource Management

Awarded by University of Roehampton, London


The Master of Science in Global Human Resource Management degree is an IHRP (Singapore) accredited program designed to professionalize and strengthen the HR field. Modern organizations understand the importance of people in business success and how HR has evolved from a support role to a revenue driver, requiring practitioners with an understanding of how business strategy ties into people strategy.

With over 25 successful intakes in Singapore, this esteemed program offers an immersive learning journey with theory and real-world case studies taught by expert faculty, input from industry leaders and collaboration with peers. It promises to encourage reflection, stimulate discussion, and foster an exchange of thoughtful HR and business perspectives.

Accredited By IHRP (Singapore)

The Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP) is the Human Resource (HR) professional body, set up by the tripartite partners: the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), and the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) to professionalise and strengthen HR practice in Singapore. IHRP is the only HR professional body in Singapore authorised to implement the IHRP Certification, which is the national HR certification framework.

Ranked 13th Best University in London*

*The Complete University Guide - University League Tables 2021

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Academically Aligned

Elevating Hr And Impacting 115 Million Employees Worldwide

Accredited by Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP)

IHRP is the tripartite partners Ministry of Manpower Singapore, NTUC and SNEF

Ranked Best Modern University for Research Quality

Jointly Ranked Best Modern University in Research Quality in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 Report. The REF2021 results demonstrate that 77% of the research submitted by the University of Roehampton was “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”.

Career Progression

Graduates of this degree will be well-equipped for management roles in local SMEs, multinationals or those wishing to start their own consultancy - highly sought-after skills in Singapore’s public and private sectors. You will be able to progress your career as a senior manager in international Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), and multinational corporations or have the opportunity to start your own consultancy business.

Rewarding careers await you in these leading industries and companies

  • National University Hospital (NUH)
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Singapore Armed Forces
  • Resort World Sentosa
  • Marina Bay Sands
  • Changi Hospital
  • Great Eastern
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Alibaba Group
  • Estee Lauder
  • Keppel FELS
  • Walt Disney
  • Fuji Xerox
  • Sembcorp
  • BASF
  • KPMG
  • Ricoh
  • UOB
  • DBS

Roehampton Master’s Class Profile of 2021/22

30 to 45 Years Old (Average)
8 to 15 Years Of HR or Corporate Experience
HR Professionals & Practitioners
55% Female : 45% Male
26% Senior Management
44% Middle Management
30% Professionals and Executives

Championing Singapore's Human Capital Development

Our students come from esteemed organisations including

A*Star, Alibaba Group, Cathay Pacific Airways, DBS Bank, ERA Reality Network, Fuji Xerox, Great Eastern Life, Keppel FELS, Marina Bay Sands, National University Hospital, Pan Pacific Retail Management (Singapore), Resort World Sentosa, Ricoh Asia Pacific, Sembcorp LVMH Group, SMRT Corporation, Standard Chartered Bank, and more.

Who Should Attend?

Align your skill set with the HR competencies required of today’s HR leaders and take your HR career to the next level. The University of Roehampton London Master of Science in Global Human Resource Management is designed for

HR practitioners with 5 or more years of experience who are seeking to accelerate their careers

Chief HR/People Officers, HR Business Partners 

Senior executives in compliance with regulators

Senior HR leaders across talent, people management, compensation, engagement, performance, and HR operations

Academics, Trainers, Consultants, and Coaches 

Why Choose Aventis ?

Aventis is one of only 4 Business Schools in Singapore that is
a member of the Executive MBA Council, the World’s Leading Body
that champions advancement in MBA. Other members include the National University of Singapore, (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU), and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Aventis is one of only 8 Business Schools in Singapore that is part of AACSB International Business Education Alliance. Other members include the Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS), National University of Singapore (NUS), and Singapore Management University (SMU)

Programme Structure

The structure comprises 7 modules delivered on a modular basis with the option of a dissertation or consultancy project at the end. It’s 100% coursework based and through it you can learn how to align HR strategy with the overarching business strategy; gain proficiency in analytics & talent management; handle complex human capital issues; plan for organizational changes due to changing conditions; expand your network among other leading professionals across Asia & London - all while staying ahead of the curve as far as today’s required competencies go!

Start Date

20 Jul 2024


9 Months (Part Time)


09:00am - 05:30pm

Programme Delivery

After successfully completing the Master's Degree programme, you will gain the necessary expertise, confidence, and knowledge needed to manage and lead global business operations, absorb complex information, make challenging strategic decisions, communicate said decisions effectively, as well as manage and lead cross-cultural project teams.

9am to 5:30pm9am to 5:30pm9am to 5:30pm9am to 5:30pm

What Will You Learn?

The curriculum is closely aligned with state-of-the-art HR competencies required to succeed as an HR leader. Obtaining an advanced degree in Human Resource Management allows you to

  • Align HR strategy to your organization’s overarching business strategy
  • Acquire advanced proficiency in people analytics and talent management
  • Manage complex human capital challenges dealing with culture, structures, leadership, and talent
  • Plan for organizational change in response to shifting business conditions
  • Expand your network of fellow HR leaders across Asia and London

Course Curriculum

Leadership & Change Management

Discusses how the consequences of not managing change effectively can be devastating and long-lasting. It is important that managers ensure they have the skills, knowledge and credibility within their organisation to be champions of change. Managers have a clear role and responsibility to ensure that issues are appropriately and effectively addressed as part of change management.

Strategic Marketing

Provides you with an in-depth, critical understanding of how international companies design and implement marketing strategies to create customer value and competitive advantage. It will encourage you to apply key marketing concepts and techniques to real-life situations of international companies operating in the global arena.

Global Strategic Management

Provides you with a critical and clear understanding of corporate strategy and corporate social responsibility in an international business context. You will learn how to apply the essential concepts and tools of strategy that are used by managers in multinational firms and global organisations. You will also learn about the importance of non-market aspects in strategic management that impinge on organisational success.

Principles of HR Management

Allows you to build upon your knowledge of Human Resource Management (HRM) and Human Resource Development (HRD) and apply it within a strategic context. You will be able to critically evaluate the role of HR Business Partners and articulate how they add value to organisations.

Managing Across Borders

Supports you to extend and deepen your knowledge of managing people and the challenges of working in a global environment. Through this module, you will be prepared to work in a global organisation where you may be working with people from different cultures and across borders. Through a critical awareness of key people resourcing and cross-cultural management techniques, you will develop evidence-based strategies which can add value to organisations.

Financial Performance Management

Provides you with a critical understanding of the sources and uses of finance for organisations operating in a domestic or international context and focuses on the management of financial and other resources to optimise organisational performance. Through the learning and assessment strategy, you will incorporate the thinking behind integrated reporting, which acknowledges non-financial forms of capital such as human, intellectual, social, and natural capital.

Business Research Methods

Equips you with the knowledge and critical techniques in order to conduct research in business and management. You will critically evaluate the factors that impact upon research design, the quality of empirical fieldwork, and the final research’s dissemination, and explore different approaches to using academic literature.

Consultancy Project

Gives students the opportunity to apply the knowledge, analytical skills, and conceptual tools acquired from the programme to an in-depth study of a specific organisational issue revolving around business management, marketing management, human resource management, or financial management in the global context.


Gives students the opportunity to apply the knowledge, analytical skills, and conceptual tools acquired from the programme to an in-depth study of a specific organisational issue revolving around business management, marketing management, human resource management, or financial management in the global context.

Senior Faculty

Meet the expert faculty guiding your success.

Dr Christopher Fong

Doctor of Professional Studies - The University of Southern Queensland, Australia

  • Lead Clinical Consultant
  • A prolific faculty member that brings leadership from the concert hall to the boardroom
  • 20 years of in the HR & Psychology field including 12 years of teaching experience
  • Masters Degree in Counseling, The University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Dr. Makarand (Mak) Tare

PhD Human Resources - Swinburne University

  • PhD qualified in Human Resources from Swinburne University
  • C-Suite HR Executive with more than 30 years of working experience in various industries (Pharma, FMCG, Manufacturing, Advertising, Service industry) in an international setting 
  • Maximized Human Capital, comprising 3000+ headcount, 16 offices in 12 countries to build agility and business growth at his current company

Professor Malick Sy


PhD in Economics & Finance

  • Professor of Finance at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
  • Has more than 25 years of experience in financial consulting and advisory to many financial institutions
  • Visiting Professor at the City University of New York (USA)

Mr Tham Chien Ping

Master of Social Science in Industry and Organizational Psychology - City Uni of New York

  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with Merit, Strathclyde Business School
  • Over 15 Years of Consultancy experience 

Mr Frankie Yee

Master of Business Administration - University of Birmingham

  • An experienced faculty with 15 years of lecturing experience
  • Conducted various corporate training courses and public talk forums
  • Has been in the education and consultancy industry for more than 5 years

Mr Salman Ali Hyder

MBA - University of Chicago / BSc - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

  • Over 30 years of experience
  • Assisted clients in a host of sectors including Insurance, Banking & Financial Services, Private Equity, Hospitality, Healthcare, FMCG, TMT, BPO, Construction & Infrastructure Development, Oil & Gas, Education, and Consulting
  • Clients include local, SME, regional, multinational firms as well as some of the largest Fortune 500 brands across North America, Europe, Middle-East, South Asia and Asia Pacific

Mr A. Paramesvaran

Master in Strategic Marketing (MSM)

  • Certified Business Coach with Business Thinking Systems, Australia
  • Extensive lecturing and course development experience, with specialties in Strategic Management, Human Resource and Strategic Marketing Management
  • Developed modules for Universities, including Global Marketing Management and Strategic Brand Management at James Cook University's marketing specialisation at MBA level

Admission Criteria

Students will be encouraged and are expected to contribute to the class learning experience in a peer and cohort learning environment. As a student at Aventis, you will be assessed based on your aptitude, potential, experience, and managerial skills.

At least 21 years old with a Bachelor's degree in any field


Graduate / Postgraduate Diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 8 years work experience


Candidates 30 years old and above with 8 years of work experience but without academic qualifications can be considered on a case-by-case basis

Degree Awarded

You will be awarded a Master of Science in Global Human Resource Management degree by the University of Roehampton, London, the same as that awarded on-campus. You will have a choice to graduate in Singapore or London.

Success Stories

"Sleepless nights, firefighting assignments, weekend full day lectures, changing to hair loss shampoos, bunch of silver lines growing from my head... Guess its all worth it in exchange for adventures that challenged me both personally and professionally. I've officially level up! To my family, friends, mentors, classmates, professors and everyone else who supported me through this journey - THANK YOU! I am also extremely grateful to have really supportive superiors on achieving this personal milestone backing me up with flexible arrangements and frequent check ups, allowing me to fine tune both work and study to the right balance."
Ms Pearlyn Oh
(IHRP) Singapore Certified, Group HR Manager, D.G.Ventures
“I was drawn to Roehampton University Master of Science in Global Human Resource Management because of its accreditation by the Institute for HR Professionals (IHRP) Singapore. The programme's flexible timing and duration were also appealing. Two modules that have significantly benefited my work are Managing Across Borders and Global Strategic Management. Balancing work and study were made seamless by Aventis and Roehampton University. Zoom lessons and provided recordings allowed me to learn at my own pace without compromising my professional responsibilities. I would like to mention a few exceptional lecturers who had a significant impact on my learning experience. Mr. Frankie Yee made his lessons fun and lively, creating a comfortable learning environment. Professor Malick was always precise and prompt in answering my queries. Dr. Christopher Fong's dynamic teaching style, including his use of visual aids, helped me remember key HR terms. The programme has greatly enhanced my job performance and credibility in HR. With this master's degree, I possess a higher level of expertise that instills confidence in my clients, allowing me to take on their projects with assurance. I wholeheartedly recommend the programme to others. Its IHRP accreditation ensures its alignment with industry standards, while the manageable 10-month duration make it an ideal choice for HR professionals seeking to advance their careers. In conclusion, the programme has elevated my HR expertise, thanks to its IHRP accreditation and comprehensive curriculum. I extend my appreciation to Aventis and Roehampton University for facilitating a seamless learning experience. This programme has undoubtedly been instrumental in my professional development and future prospects in the field of HR.”
Ms Josephine Song
Admin & Finance Manager Great Attain Consultant Pte Ltd
“I enrolled in the Roehampton University Master of Science in Global Human Resource Management (MScGHRM) programme by Aventis Graduate School. I chose the MSc Global HRM programme for its flexibility and relevant topics. The curriculum addresses emerging trends and challenges in HRM, providing in-demand knowledge and skills. I personalized my studies based on my interests and career goals, creating a tailored learning experience. The programme's adaptability keeps me current in a rapidly evolving professional landscape, while relevant topics foster engagement and deeper understanding. The MSc Global HRM programme improved my job performance by enhancing my understanding of HRM principles, strategies, and practices. It equipped me with HR analytics skills for data-driven decision-making. Aventis and Roehampton University made studying and working simultaneously easy through flexible study options and supportive learning environments. Academic advisors guided me throughout my journey, and networking and professional development opportunities were organized. The knowledgeable and experienced lecturers, including Dr. James Kwan, Professor Malick, and Professor Salman, created a conducive learning environment. They provided guidance, shared practical examples, and accommodated my circumstances. Their flexibility and personalized support helped me balance my commitments. The caring and student-centric approach fostered a sense of belonging and motivation. I highly recommend the MScGHRM programme for its reputation, flexibility, faculty expertise, and industry connections.”
Mr. Delane Lim
Chief Executive / Co-Founder, FutuReady Asia (Singapore)
“Choosing Roehampton University Master of Science in Global Human Resource Management (MScGHRM) was an easy decision due to its comprehensive curriculum and flexible schedule. The programme inspires me to enhance my skills and knowledge in HR management. Two modules stood out, Global Strategic Management (GSM) and Financial Performance Management (FPM), significantly helped in my job. GSM widened my perspective on business strategies, while FPM empowered me with financial insights for proposing new plans. MScGHRM enhanced my job performance by opening my mind to new perspectives. It equipped me with strategic thinking and agility needed to implement changes in the post-pandemic market. Completing the program led to career progression and increased revenue in my business. Aventis and Roehampton University made studying and working simultaneously easy with weekend lectures that suited my schedule. Frankie Yee and Professor Malick Sy were exceptional. Frankie challenged me to think deeper, while Prof. Malick encouraged me to work beyond my average abilities. Their support was invaluable. Frankie's dedication and generosity in sharing knowledge inspired new ways of conceptualizing business and humanity. Prof. Malick's expertise in finance propels me to go beyond my personal expectations by proposing effective strategies through analysing the financial reports of the company. He also provided patient and responsive guidance as my dissertation supervisor. Despite toiling between work and module assignments, I successfully completed the programme as scheduled. The support and camaraderie among fellow students also expanded my professional network, that further enriches the overall experience. MScGHRM has been a transformative journey, propelling my career and expanding my horizons. Its comprehensive curriculum, flexible schedule, and exceptional trainers have equipped me with the necessary skills and mindset to excel in HR management. I am grateful for the opportunity to unleash my potential and recommend this program wholeheartedly to anyone seeking professional growth and breakthrough in Human Capital management. I highly recommend MScGHRM to others. It transforms HR practitioners by instilling a business perspective and elevating human capital management, beyond the daily grind of paperwork and SOPs. This program helps HR professionals perceive human capital from a broader perspective in navigating the complexities of the business world.
Ms Kate Chai (Kartika Wati)
Founder, Khazanah.Club

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of pursuing a Part-time Masters?

One of the biggest benefits of pursuing a part-time Masters is having the flexibility to continue working. Most students at Aventis are working professionals, and our part-time Masters in Singapore allow them to progress in their careers without sacrificing their studies. Students can also study at their own pace and build a professional network simultaneously.

Does Part-time Masters help in Career and Salary ?

Earning a Masters can certainly increase your earning potential. According to a survey conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), the median base salary for recent Masters graduates in the United States was $115,000 in 2020, compared to $85,000 for those with just a bachelor's degree.

However, the impact a Masters has on salary can depend on several factors, including the industry, location, and job function. Besides salary increment or promotion, a Masters can help you develop valuable skills and knowledge that can be applied to a variety of industries and roles, making you a more desirable candidate for high-paying positions. But it's worth noting that a Masters program can be expensive, and you should carefully consider the potential return on investment before committing to one.

What is the difference between a Part-time Masters and a Full-time Masters?

Full-time Masters tend to be more academically rigorous but take place for only two years. As such, the programme does not accommodate working schedules. On the other hand, part-time Masters are less competitive and grant more flexibility and freedom for working students. Singapore Part-time Masters are typically completed in three years.

Why should I pursue a Part-time Masters in Singapore with Aventis-Roehampton London?

Pursuing a part-time Masters with Aventis-Roehampton London will provide a rewarding academic experience. Ranked 10th in the Times Good University Guide, regarded as one of the largest Masters by the Singapore Business Review, and globally accredited, Roehampton's Masters  can hone your expertise and knowledge in the business field and prepare you to become a global leader.

Is there a maximum age limit to apply for a Masters degree?

There is no maximum age limit for studying a Masters program. Most Masters programs do not have an upper age limit, and individuals of all ages, including older adults, are eligible to enroll in Masters programs.

Masters programs are designed for professionals with varying levels of work experience, and many Masters students are mid-career professionals or experienced executives seeking to advance their careers or transition into leadership roles. As such, older adults who are interested in pursuing a Masters for personal or career reasons can certainly consider doing so.

Should only individuals interested in leadership roles take up a Masters course?

A Masters is a versatile degree which has diverse specializations and multiple applications in different professional domains. Candidates with a good educational background, excellent communication skills, and creativity can be transformed into valuable resources for different domains and sectors. People from different educational backgrounds can join a Masters program to specialize fields like Finance, Human Resources, Education, Fashion, Information Technology etc. in roles as Analysts, Strategists, Consultants, Developers, Advisors, Start Up Business Founders.

Which is the best Masters program in Singapore?

There is no "best" Masters program as it depends on individual preferences, career goals, and programme delivery preferences.

Each Masters programme comes with its own strengths and benefits.

There are numerous reputable Masters programs offered by renowned Singapore Universities including National University of Singapore and Singapore Management University.

What are the factors to consider when applying for a Masters?

Some factors to consider when determining the best Masters program for you may include:

Reputation: Consider the reputation of the University offering the Masters program. Look for Masters program that are accredited and recognized for their successful track record, academic excellence, faculty expertise, and industry connections.

Curriculum and Assessment: Review the curriculum offered in the Masters program to ensure they align with your career goals and interests. Some programs offer 100% Coursework assessments whilst other program requires examination. So choose a program that offers the right mix of courses and assessment for your needs.

Faculty and Resources: Consider the credentials and experience of the faculty members in the Masters program, as well as the resources available, such as networking opportunities, career services, and access to industry leaders and alumni networks.

Networking & Industry Exposure:  Masters programs that offer exposure to international business, networking opportunities, and access to diverse industries and markets are preferred for most busy working professionals

Cost and Financial Grant: Masters programs is a major financial investment, so consider the cost of tuition, fees and available financial aid options, including scholarships, grants, and loans.

Alumni Success: Look for Masters with a strong track record in Singapore and into the success of the school's alumni and their career trajectories after completing the Masters program. A strong alumni network can provide valuable connections and opportunities for networking and career advancement.

To conclude, It's important to thoroughly research and compare different Masters programs based on your unique needs and goals. Consider visiting campuses, attending information sessions, talking to current students and alumni, and gathering as much information as possible to make an informed decision on which Masters program may be the best fit for you.

What are the available instalment payment schemes?

At Aventis, we offer flexible and affordable instalment payment scheme for our MBA and Master degrees. Instead of a lump sum payment, your tuition fees are payable over 4 instalments over the duration of the programme. You may also apply for an educational loan with our banking partners for monthly repayment.

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