What is the size of the class?

We admit around 40 students into this programme each intake.


When does the programme start?

September of every year.


How long does the programme last? When are the classes held?

Two years.  A typical course
involves 5-days of class contact scheduled over 3 weekends.  Class time is between 0900 and 1800 on both Saturdays and Sundays.  You may view the current 
Class Schedule here.


How many courses do I have to take?

There are 7 core courses, 2 elective courses, and a Degree Project.


Are there any examinations?

Not in every course.  Student assessment is mostly based on individual assignments and group projects using the active learning approach.


Is the degree recognised?

HKBU's degrees are recognised internationally.  This MHRM degree is also recognised by the
Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management.  It is Level 6 under the Qualifications Framework (QF) of The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.


Are there other Master programmes related to HRM at HKBU?

Our Department of Management offers an Executive-level Master of Science in Strategic Human Resources Management programme. It is also a 2-year, part-time programme and classes are arranged on specified weekends. For details, please refer to the programme website: