Tilburg University

Tias Business School

MSc Human Resource Studies



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Sc.-Human Resource Studies; M.Sc.- Organisation Studies; M.Sc.- Organisation Studies - track Orga

Format: Campus

Program Description:

- What impact do Human Resource (HR) efforts have? How can we make this impact measurable? - How can we achieve balance between what is good for the organisation and what is good for staff? - How can we keep staff fit and motivated? - How can we facilitate them in the development of their talents? - How do we respond to diversity in the workforce? Anyone who opts to follow the Human Resource Studies Master’s programme at Tilburg University will immerse themselves in questions like this. Questions that modern organisations are increasingly asking themselves. During the programme, you will learn to analyse current HR themes on the basis of different academic approaches and you will apply your knowledge in the form of empirical research. An inspirational approach that will lead you to new insights Could the programme be for you? Human Resource Studies is a one-year English taught Master’s programme for students who want to gain a more in-depth knowledge of HR issues and apply this knowledge in practice. Besides gaining thorough academic training, you will work on personal skills that will stand you in good stead when you start your career as an HR professional. Once you have completed the Master’s programme, you will be fully equipped for a fascinating HR career in the private or public sector. You will possess the in-depth academic skills vital for professional practice. For example, when implementing or coordinating research into HR issues or developing and implementing HR policy, HR plans and HR tools within organisations.


NVAO (Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organisation)

International Student Requirements:

Students need a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences (e.g. sociology, psychology, economics, sociology of organisations, social and organisational psychology, business) A profound background in research methods and statistics. Admission will be decided on a case by case basis.
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