Programme FAQ

  1. What is the size of the class?

    We admit around 45 students into this programme each intake.

  2. When does the programme start?

    September of every year.

  3. 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 Weekends (both Saturdays and Sundays). Full-time students have workshops on weekdays. You may view the current Class Schedule. The class schedule of the admission intake will be available in around May of the intake year.

  4. How many courses do I have to take?

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

  5. Are there any examinations?

    Student assessment is mostly based on class participation, individual assignments and group projects using the active learning approach.

  6. Are there any internship opportunities for the students?

    There is no internship arrangement for part-time and full-time students studying our programme. For more information about the employment policy, please click here.

  7. Is the degree recognised?

    HKBU's degrees are recognised internationally. The Department of Management is an approved centre of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). MHRM students who register as CIPD student members will have their degree recognised as CIPD Advanced Level 7 Certificate in Human Resources qualification. Upon graduation, registered students will automatically become Associate member of CIPD.

    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.

  8. Are there other Master programmes related to HRM at HKBU?

    Our Department of Management offers the Master of Science in Strategic Human Resources Management programme which aims to empower HR professionals to become strategic partner. It is a 2-year, part-time programme and classes are arranged on specified weekends. For details, please refer to the programme website: