The Master of Science in Strategic Human Resources Management (MScSHRM) programme is designed to empower aspired HR professionals to become Human Resources Business Partners (HRBP). Through engaging in action learning, practising evidence-based HR, and cultivating agility and global vision, HR professionals will gain advanced management knowledge and practical HR skills, develop a strategic mindset, and sharpen their business acumen and people management competencies. The range of topics spans from understanding workplace behaviour, mastering HR strategic processes for talent management, developing governance capabilities and ethical cultures within organisations, to conducting HR inquiries using analytics and consultancy skills. Graduates will be able to perform the HRBP roles and leverage human capital to enhance an organisation’s competitive advantage. Classes of this two-year programme are arranged at weekends, allowing students to better integrate work with study.

Our graduates will contribute significantly to critical areas of management by:


    local and non-local applicants
  • Exhibit an understanding of strategic and global management as they pertain to human resource management;
  • Demonstrate state-of-the-art knowledge of human capital management including HR and succession planning, talent management, performance appraisal system, and HR measurements;
  • Develop strategies for human resources which are capable of influencing corporate decision-making;
  • Speak the boardroom language on topics of finance, technology, marketing and operations, and perform the role of strategic business partner;
  • Act as a change agent to manage innovation and human capital;
  • Design ethical practices that clarify behavioural / professional standards, and create an organisational culture that upholds high coporate governance standards;
  • Create a cultural bridge between local managers and their counterparts in other parts of the world.
Programme: Strategic Human Resources Management
Degree Awarded: Master of Science
Degree Type: Taught Master
Year of Entry: 2022
Programme Duration: 2 years [Part-time]
Funding Nature: Self-financed
Tuition Fee: HK$210,000 -- Local
HK$258,000 -- Non-Local
Location: Shaw Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University
Admission Requirements:
  • A good Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university or comparable institution, or an equivalent professional qualification in Human Resources Management; or
  • A postgraduate diploma in Human Resources Management from a recognised institution; and
  • Applicants should have work experience in a supervisory, managerial or professional role for preferably a minimum of five years.
  • Applicants with other post-secondary qualifications (e.g. diploma in HRM) and at least 10 years of work experience, including 3 years in professional and managerial capacity, will also be considered on an individual and exceptional basis.
Application Deadline: 7 June 2022 [Non-local applicants]
24 July 2022 [Local applicants]
FACULTY: School of Business