M.Sc. in HR


CBFS will introduce M.Sc. in Managing Human Resources (MHR) programmein collaboration with the University of Strathclyde. The programme is offered through the Department of Human Resources Management of Strathclyde Business School (SBS The Strathclyde Business School is one of less than 1% of schools in the world with all of the internationally recognized accreditations: AMBA (Association of MBA’s), AACSB(American), and EQUIS (The European Quality Improvement System- European Foundation for Management Development) accreditation. These awards recognize the quality of the Strathclyde MBA.

The M.Sc. in MHR will be taught on a part-time basis over two years. This programme is suitable for those intending to develop their career in the field of human resources management.


Department of Postgraduate Studies and Research

Entry Requirements Click Here

    The minimum entry requirements to the M.Sc. in MHR programme are:

  • A first or upper-second class honours degree or its equivalent, in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Management (with a significant component of Economics and/or Accounting and Finance); and
  • evidence of EnglishLanguage proficiency in the form of IELTS or TOEFL test. Applicants who arenative speakers of English and who completed their undergraduate education inan English medium institution in a country where English is the officiallanguage, will be exempted from the language proficiency requirement.
  • Minimum age of 25 years

TOEFL: a minimum score of 600 in the paper based test or 100 in the onlinebased test is required.

IELTS: a minimum score of6.5 is required with no criteria below then 5.5

Ministry of Higher Education Approval Requirements for Omaniand Expatriate Students:

As per the rules and regulations ofThe Ministry of Higher Education, students applying for postgraduate programmesare required to obtain approval from The Ministry of Higher Education to perusetheir higher studies. Therefore, applicants are required to visit us tocomplete the procedure providing the following documents:

  • Original& Copy of the degree ( to be attested from relevant bodies)
  • Original& Copy of the transcript
  • Copyof third secondary certificate ( Equivalence letter to be sought from Ministryof Education if the same is not obtained from Sultanate of Oman)
  • Copy of ID card and Passport
Please note the following:

If obtained degree from anyeducational institution abroad, it should be attested from Oman Embassy(Culture Attaché Office) at the country abroad and Ministry of HigherEducation. Equivalence Letter from Academic Equivalence Department at Ministryof Higher Education should be sought.


Exams are set andmarked by Strathclyde academic staff. Responsibility for academic qualitycontrol for the Strathclyde M.Sc. in MHR resides with the University. It is exactly the same standard and contentas the full-time course in the UK.

Examining Authorities

University of Strathclyde

Programme Content Click Here

List of Cources for M.Sc. in MHR

Semester 1

  • The Reflective Practioner
  • Prople Resourcing

Semester 2

  • HRM in a Business Context
  • Managing Prople in Organization

Semester 3

  • Research Methods for HR Professionals
  • Human Resource Development

Semester 4

  • Managing Human Resources in Multinationals
  • Managing Talents & Succession Planning

Semester 3 & 4

  • Dissertation

Online submission only through the following web page on the Strathclyde Business School website:
Contact Details

Ms. Dina Al Maimani

Ms. Dina Al Maimani . Deputy Director - Postgraduate Studies and Research Department


Direct line: (+968) 24505758

Mr. Yaqoob Al Qaidhi

Programme Coordinator, Postgraduate Studies and Research Department

Email: Direct line: (+968) 24505758, Office: (+968) 24508822 / 24505796 Ext: 511, Fax : (968) 24505793