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Master of Science (MSc) in Strategic Human Resources Management

School of Business

Study Mode Part-time: 2 years

Tuition Fee HK$198,000/programme

Cut Off Date 30 Apr 2019

Year of Entry 2019 September

Funding NatureSelf-financed

Application Deadline30 Apr 2019

Programme DirectorDr Alicia LEUNG 

Programme Office (852) 3411 7531  

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 in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals 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 planning, talent management, succession planning, and HR measurements;
  3. develop strategies for human resources which are capable of influencing corporate decision-making;
  4. speak the boardroom language on the topics of finance, technology, marketing and operations, and perform the role of strategic business partner;
  5. act as skilled change agents, creating transformation programmes and managing intellectual capital and information technology;
  6. function as the conscience of senior managers in terms of ethical behaviour and professionalism;
  7. create a cultural bridge between local managers and their counterparts in other parts of the world.


Programme Structure

Units Requirement 30 units
Required Courses 24 units
Elective Courses 3 units
 Project 3 units
Study Curriculum The study curriculum may change from time to time. Applicants may make reference to the programme website or  the University Student Handbook 2018/19 for details of the list of courses.

Academic Qualification*

  1. A good first degree or equivalent, in any discipline, from a recognised university; or
  2. A postgraduate diploma in Human Resources Management from a recognised education institution; or
  3. A qualification deemed to be equivalent.


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

  1. TOEFL: normally not lower than 550 (paper-based) or 79 (internet-based); or
  2. IELTS: normally overall band score not lower than 6.5; or
  3. CET-6: normally not lower than a score of 450; or
  4. Other equivalent qualifications.


Others*Applicants usually have a minimum of five years of management/professional experience.


*Subject to change

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.