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Master of Science in Business Administration (MSc)
with specialisation in Human Resources Management


The MSc programme with a specialisation in Human Resources Management is a comprehensive two-year graduate program that focuses on preparing students for leadership roles in the field of HR. This program covers a wide range of topics related to human resources, including recruitment, talent management, employee development, labour relations, and HR strategy. It provides students with a strong foundation in HR principles and equips them with the skills and knowledge needed to address the complex challenges faced by HR professionals in today's dynamic business environment.


  • Deepen participants' understanding of HR principles, practices, and strategies.
  • Foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills specific to HR challenges.
  • Cultivate leadership and management abilities in the context of human resources.
  • Equip students with the tools to align HR strategies with overall business goals.
  • Prepare graduates to lead and innovate in the rapidly evolving field of HR.
  • Promote ethical and responsible HR practices in the workplace.

Career Opportunities:

  • HR Manager/Director
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • Organisational Development Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • HR Consultant
  • HR Analytics and Metrics Analyst

Learning outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to strategically lead HR functions by aligning HR practices with organisational objectives to drive business success.
  2. Excel in attracting, selecting, and developing top talent, ensuring the organisation has the right people in the right roles.
  3. Possess the skills necessary to cultivate a positive workplace culture, effectively manage employee relations, and address workplace challenges.
  4. Have the capacity to develop and implement HR strategies that promote the organisation's long-term growth and competitiveness.
  5. Comprehend and adhere to ethical standards in HR, ensuring fairness, transparency, and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
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SWISS UMEF was founded in 1984, in accordance with Swiss Law, as a higher private education institution in Geneva and is institutionally accredited by the Swiss Accreditation Council, in accordance with the Higher Education Act (HEdA).


SWISS UMEF is also certified by EDUQUA (the Swiss quality label) and has programme accreditation by ACBSP and IACBE.


SWISS UMEF is proud to have been the first private federally accredited institution as a University of Applied Sciences Institute in Geneva.

  • Swiss Accreditation Council

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education

  • CHEA - Council for Higher Education Accreditation

  • EduQua

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