What is the size of the class?

We admit around 45 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?

One year for full-time mode and two years for the part-time mode.  A typical course 
involves 5-days of class contact.  Class time is between 0900 and 1800 on Weekdays and Weekends (both Saturdays and Sundays).  Part-time students have classes on weekends only. You may view the current 
Class Schedule here. The class schedule of the admission intake will be available in around May of the intake year.


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 endorsed 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. The MHRM is an approved centre of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). MHRM participants who register as CIPD student members will have their degree recognised as CIPD Advanced Level 7 Certificate in Human Resources qualification and automatically leads to the CIPD Associate membership after graduation.


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 a 2-year, part-time programme and classes are arranged on specified weekends. For details, please refer to the programme website: