Human Resource Studies

The Master's program in Human Resource Studies is an unique multidisciplinary degree program at a high academic level for those wishing to study the broad field of people, work, and organizations. Many organizations nowadays subscribe to the notion that people are their main assets. Huge amounts of time, money, and effort are spent on people management and employee development in order to improve individual and, ultimately, organizational performance. The Master's program provides you with a critical understanding of the importance of people for the performance of organizations.


Why the Master's program Human Resource Studies in Tilburg?

  1. Multidisciplinary approach
  2. Anchored in practice
  3. International orientation
  4. Focus on academic and personal skills
  5. Interactive and engaging teaching methods

Extended Master HRS

If you are an excellent student and want an additional challenge to distinguish yourself from your fellow students, we offer you the Extended Master HRS. The Extended Master is an extension and deepening of the regular graduate program. It provides you with relevant experiences and learning opportunities to enhance your professional and academic skills and knowledge. Within this Extended Master, we offer three different tracks.

Career prospects

When you have graduated in Human Resource Studies at Tilburg University, you will have excellent career opportunities. The HRS Master prepares you for HR positions with an emphasis on analytical, strategic, and leadership qualities. Graduates are equipped to analyze and advise on HR, work, and organizational issues, such as understanding the underpinnings of HR decisions and their consequences for work, well-being, and performance, or to implement new HR policies in the context of a changing environment.

The Master's in Human Resource Studies in short

LanguageEnglish
StartEnd of August
Duration1 year (regular program)
1.5 years (Extended Master)
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TitleMaster of Science (MSc)
Pre-Master's programAvailable for university or hbo graduates
After graduationHR manager, HR adviser, consultant, researcher,
policy-adviser for personnel and organizational issues
More about the career prospects
Best preparatory Bachelor’s programsBusiness Studies, Human Resource Studies, Organization
Studies, Psychology, Sociology
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