Master-Online Studies Personalentwicklung

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60 or 120 ECTS German
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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.

Overview Your degree summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Arts (MA) 60 or 120 ECTS
    German
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    12-48 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    Study 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 fees
    Starting at 306€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
    120 ECTS - German
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 1119921c

    60 ECTS - German
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 1119821
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Study Programs

Your study programmes in the master's programme in Human Resources Development

The Human Resources Development course is available as a 60 ECTS and 120 ECTS programme. 
 
Your admission requirements for the 60 ECTS programme: 

  •  Completed undergraduate degree 
  • With 210 ECTS from the first degree: Direct access with proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme 
  • With 180 ECTS from the first degree: Attendance of courses amounting to 30 ECTS AND proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience OR proof of at least two years of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme 
  • Proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme 
  • Proof of your knowledge of German 

Complete your master's programme in the shortest possible time, building on your professional experience. 
 
Your admission requirements for the 120 ECTS programme: 

  • Completed undergraduate studies with an economic, psychological or educational focus (focus on adult education, business education or consulting) 
  • Proof of your knowledge of German 

Invest a little more time and gain deeper knowledge, building on your bachelor's programme.

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100% Flexible

Flexible, interactive, practically oriented: your online studies

  • 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.
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Prof. Dr. Magdalena Bathen Gabriel
Head of Studies

“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.”

Vorteile

Your advantages in IU Online Studies

Your degree brings with it many career advantages, such as the chance of a salary increase, more attractive tasks or career advancement. In addition, you will develop personally! We make sure that you can integrate your studies as flexibly as possible into your daily work and family life.

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.

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Your professional future

Personnel developer

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. 

Find out more about our 120 ECTS programme 

Why IU is the best choice
  • 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. 

  • Practically oriented

    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.