MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management

The MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management is designed and awarded by The University of Law and delivered at GISMA’s Berlin campus.

NEXT INTAKE: October 2017  CAMPUS: Berlin, Germany SCHOLARSHIPS: Limited scholarships available. Apply now!

The MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management is designed and awarded by The University of Law and delivered at GISMA’s campus in Berlin.
This programme content was designed following the professional standards of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

By studying the MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management, you will get the fundamentals required to work in the ever dynamic world of Human Resources.



Accreditation, rankings and important information

In 2016, The University of Law was ranked highly across a number of categories in the UK’s National Student Survey. This includes ranking first among private and public universities in the United Kingdom for overall student satisfaction. In 2017, The University of Law was awarded a Gold ranking in the government-led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). 

*97% of full-time LPC students that graduated in summer 2014 and 2015 were in employment within nine months.

Who is the MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management for?

The programme is ideal for those looking to develop a career in strategic human resource management on a global scale.

How will you learn?

The programme is delivered at GISMA with a real-business focus where you have the chance to learn not only in the classroom but also outside it. We make sure you develop your professional skills putting them in practice through case studies, simulations, learning videos, reading materials, events and feedback.

Through GISMA’s partnership with the University of Law, you will also gain access to The University of Law’s online library facilities and resources from the Chartered Management Institute, and the Financial Times.

Programme structure

This is a one year programme (divided into two semesters) with the summer period for your dissertation.


The course will cover the following core modules:

  • Leadership and Management Development
  • Developing Skills for Business
  • Human Resource Management in Context
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Organisational Design and Development
  • Leading, Managing and Developing People
  • Managing Employment Relations
  • Research Methods, Professional Development and Dissertation/ Project
Career direction

The MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management will be a highly valuable addition to your CV, demonstrating that you are able to succeed in a management or business related role.

The Career Centre team at GISMA is available to support you throughout your studies and after graduation.


Graduates often consider the following options if they wish to continue their studies:

  • PhD
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI) postgraduate qualifications
  • Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development’s (CIPD) postgraduate qualifications
Flexible payments

GISMA offers flexible payment plans that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees across three instalments. 

A deposit of € 2,000.00 is required to start.


For more information about our payment plans, click here


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  • Key facts
  • Fees & funding
  • Entry requirements

Key facts

Location: Berlin, Germany

Next intake: October 2017

Duration: One academic year 

Fees: €15,000

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