Master of Human Resource Management


Program Description

Master of Human Resource Management

In today’s highly competitive business environment, the roles and duties of HRM professionals are very critical to the success of the business or organization. HRM professionals need to know latest issues, trends, legislation and best practices that will have an impact on HR and Management matters. This program is for Malaysians only.

AeU Master in HRM provides human resources management professionals with the skills and credentials to assume management positions. The program is offered on a part-time basis, ideal for busy working adults looking for additional strengths to their current resume with education.


  • A part-time program that can be done within 2 years.
  • Electives and specialization areas allow students to get latest strategies and knowledge easily applied to working place.
  • Exams are once in 3 months, but if you feel that you're not ready, you can opt to defer and continue at a later date.


  • Bachelor's Degree with Honours in relevant field OR
  • Bachelor's Degree in other fields recognized by AeU Senate OR
  • Open Entry Qualifications recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia
  • Be at least 35 years old
  • Possess STPM/Matriculation/Diploma or its equivalent
  • Provide evidence of prior learning experience and/or knowledge relevant to program
  • Other qualifications recognized by the AeU Senate


Modes of Study:

  • Part Time
  • Blended Learning

Duration: 18 to 20 months

No. of Semesters: 5 (1 semester is 4 months)

No. of Subjects: 14 + 1 project paper

Frequency of Tutorials: Once a month – Saturday & Sunday with 1 tutorial per subject (3hrs 20 min each)


  • Assignment 1 20%
  • Assignment 2 40%
  • Final Exam 40%

MQA Accreditation: Provisional Accreditation

EPF & HRDF Claimable: YES


  • Be able to independently develop and understand how to implement legally sustainable and ethical HR planning, recruitment, selection and retention processes; training programs; performance management and appraisal systems, feedback and disciplinary measures; implement compensation, benefit, and reward systems; and personnel policies and labor-management practices.
  • Recognize opportunities and understand how to implement activities that foster constructive organizational change through commitment, motivation, teamwork, wellness, safety, and values.
  • Critically analyze and form action plans to address HR operational issues and implement sound solutions.
  • Contrast international HR practices across various cultures and recognize necessary adjustments for cross-cultural differences.


Provisional accreditation.



  • Strategic Human Resource Planning, Recruitment and Selection
  • Leadership and Organisational Change
  • Performance Management
  • Compensation Management
  • Foundation of Knowledge Management
  • Industrial Relations Practices
  • Organisational Learning
  • Human Resource Training and Development
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • International Human Resource Management (IHRM)
  • Project Paper


Choose 4 out of below:

  • Human Resource Costing
  • Human Resource Information System
  • Corporate Communication
  • Corporate Social Responsibilities
  • Industrial Psychology

Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

Asia e University (AeU) is a dual-mode (residential full time and online distance learning), the international university set in Asia, by Asians for Asia under the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD). Its ... Read More

Asia e University (AeU) is a dual-mode (residential full time and online distance learning), the international university set in Asia, by Asians for Asia under the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD). Its establishment is an initiative of Malaysia, as the prime mover for dual mode learning, with the support of 31 ACD Member Countries as confirmed at the Islamabad 2005 and Doha 2006 ACD Ministerial Meetings. AeU collaborates with global educational institutions to offer quality, affordable and marketable programmes through e-learning. Our cross-border and cross-culture programmes have attracted high numbers of postgraduates from around the world. AeU is also the main facilitator of the Asian Credit Transfer System (ACTS) - the mutual accreditation of academic programmes among Asian educational institutions. The ACTS is a part of AeU's CSR efforts in narrowing the digital divide among Asian communities. Focused on personalised learning on demand, AeU provides education for working professionals in search of flexibility, innovation and creativity in their educational needs. Vision To be a leader and a premier educational hub in the promotion of affordable and quality dual mode learning in Asia. Mission To work in collaboration with universities, institutions and corporations, drawing upon their collective expertise, prestige and resources to provide quality Higher Education and Lifelong Learning. Objectives Provide academic programmes of international reputation by capitalising on the expertise and prestige of collaborating institutions. Provide students with access to relevant, affordable, cost-effective, flexible education, and training programmes. Develop appropriate pedagogical strategies and technologies to strengthen students' critical thinking, creative abilities, and communication skills. Ensure that all programmes and courses meet the quality benchmark established in the policies and standard e-learning best practices among member institutions. Core Values Empowerment: We inspire trust and cultivate responsibilities in order to create value for our clients Excellence: We aspire to excel in our services and are committed to continuous improvement Integrity: We strive to maintain the highest ethical standards and professionalism Creativity: We constantly seek new new and innovative ways to do things Professionalism: We inculcate the highest standards in carrying out duties and tasks Read less