Start your master's programme in Human Resources Development today
Do you want to help shape the work enviroment of tomorrow? If you have a knack for people and have an organisational talent, you can get started with the master's programme in Human Resources Development at IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU)! Here, you will learn how to react to changes in the human resources field while keeping an eye on the needs of the team. Your studies include specialist areas such as change management and employee development. With this specialist knowledge, you can take on important management positions in HR.
In our 120 ECTS programme, you will deepen your knowledge from a completed bachelor's programme and deal with topics such as new work, ethics and value management. With the 60 ECTS programme, you can develop yourself building on your professional experience and qualify for management tasks in the company.
Study programme & degreeMaster of Arts (MA) 60 or 120 ECTS
Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
Application & starting dateStart immediately or anytime
Online application, no application deadlines
Study duration & extension12-48 months, depending on model
Extension possible free of charge
LocationsStudy programme independent of time & place
No mandatory attendance
Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
Exams online or at nearest examination centre
Study feesStarting at 306€/month, depending on model
Regular discount campaigns
Recognition & ApprovalStudy program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
120 ECTS - German
AR-Siegel, ZFU 1119921c
60 ECTS - German
AR-Siegel, ZFU 1119821
- Whether you’re studying full-time, alongside your job, abroad or as a parent: your online studies adapt to your life. You study online and 100% flexibly – from the first day of class right up to your exam.
- Thanks to our online campus, our innovative study app IU Learn and our virtual classes, you can fit your studies right into your daily life.
- You even get to choose how to sit your exams: online 24/7 on 365 days a year or simply on location.
- Connect with other students or your lecturers at any time: via the online campus, MS Teams, E-Mail or in interactive virtual classes.
“How can a company best position itself in digital personnel development? What are good approaches to dealing with topics such as new work and agility? These and other questions are discussed during the programme and answered in an exemplary manner.”
Your specialisation options in the master’s programme in Human Resources Development
The world of work is ready for you and your knack for people! You will gather expertise in areas like new work or ethics. In the 60 ECTS programme, you choose one of 16 elective modules such as HR controlling, project management or artificial intelligence. In the 120 ECTS programme, you select two out of 14 elective modules. You can choose from modules such as management consulting, personality psychology and interviewing.
Find out more about IU and your study programme in your personal brochure.
- Contents and specialisations of your programme
- Career opportunities
- Information on financing options
How can employees be promoted individually? As a personnel developer, you keep an eye on individual potential. You organise workshops to promote strengths or programmes for young talent. As a source of inspiration for other employees, you also demonstrate innovative strategies for personnel development.
Personalised & flexible
You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies!
State-approved & award-winning
Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to Fernstudiencheck.de, they are 96% likely to recommend us.
Here for you – personally
Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching.
Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of.