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Master of Science in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour

Lingnan UniversityHong Kong - HONG KONG

Field(s) of study: Business Administration, Human Resources Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 40 €
Course cost: 17 945 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Academic excellence scholarships
  • Financial assistance or scholarships awarded by the institution

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots: 30
Places available per academic year: 50

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

  • 1 year (12 months)

Start of the program: 


Level of entry: 

A Level+3 years
A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years



The MSc in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour (HRMOB) Programme is offered and managed by the Department of Management, Lingnan University. This full-time programme began in September 2010. The normal duration for the programme is one year full time. The Programme provides students with an internationalised and highly interactive learning environment. It aims to equip students, entering either with business degrees or non-business degrees, with the necessary management competencies to pursue careers in human resource management and leadership.

Assessments are conducted in accordance with the Regulations of the University and subject to programme specific requirements. The grade for a course is obtained by aggregating the results of continuous assessment, group work and the final examination, the weighting and format of which are described in the relevant syllabus. Students are required to complete all coursework, prescribed tests and examinations.
Continuous assessment often involves written assignments, individual project, group assignments/projects and in-class presentations. Formal examinations take a variety of forms, depending on the nature and objectives of the course. Examples are short essay type question, problem-solving, case analysis, etc.

Course format: 

1-year full-time taught master degree

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

Graduates of the MSc in HRMOB Programme are eligible for the associate membership:
Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM)
Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA)
Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Human Resources Management Association (HRMA)

Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to this Programme, candidates should have:
A bachelor's degree with a good record from a recognised tertiary institution (applicants holding a non-business first degree* have to complete the pre-entry course(s)); or equivalent qualifications and experience, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis; and
An applicant whose degree or, exceptionally, an alternative qualification deemed equivalent is not from a tertiary institution in Hong Kong or an English-speaking country should obtain a minimum score of:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based test) or 79 (internet-based test);
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): overall band of 6.5;
  • College English Test (CET) Band 6: 450; or
  • an equivalent score in a recognised test / an equivalent qualification to prove his/her English proficiency that will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

*Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree and study Economics, Information Systems Management, and Statistics at university level are considered business-related degree holders.

Admission criteria: 

Interviews may be conducted when needed.

Course cost description: 

17 945 € for non-local applicants
11 800 € for local students


Mrs/Ms Sarah PANG