Master in Human Resources

Paris | French | Full-time or work-study

"Human Resources Manager" specialisation

Your human resources degree in a world-renowned Business School

With the M2 Human Resources Management programme, learn how to define and implement a company's human resources management policy.

Develop the skills needed to participate in the professional development of your employees, ensure the success of the company/employee pairing (employability and skills) and create the conditions for a work organisation that develops the skills of individuals. As a human resources manager, you will learn how to define and implement human resources management policy (recruitment, remuneration, mobility, career management, etc.).

This final year specialisation of the Master in Management is accessible both in the classical route and as a work-study programme (under specific conditions for international students).

The human resource management specialisation offers complete training in human resources management. It equips students with the necessary skills to meet the needs of companies in terms of human capital and to ensure the success of each individual within organisations. The ambition of the Master's degree is to train competent HR managers who are curious and open to the innovations of tomorrow.

Vincent MEYER 
Academic Director


Human resources degree programme

The Human Resources Manager specialisation of the Master in Management - Top 100 of the best Masters in Management worldwide in the Financial Times and QS rankings - consists of the following subjects:

  • Principles of management
  • HR fundamentals
  • Understanding people in organisations
  • Managing professional relationships
  • The individual work relationship
  • Skills management
  • Competency management by work organisations in France
  • Skills management at international level
  • Strategic steering of the function
  • Talent management
  • Personnel management
  • ...

With the HRM in the Digital Age course, explore the digitalisation of human resources management practices and find out how human resources managers are accompanying the digital transformation of a company. With the HR function mapping courses, identify the company's challenges and priorities, participate in the development of an HRM policy and lay the foundations for collaboration between the HR function and operational managers. By developing recruitment skills, design and implement an employer brand, manage an entire recruitment process and design a sourcing strategy


Work experience during the human resources degree

Professionalise yourself throughout your course with the EM Normandie's Master in Management, by multiplying the opportunities of internships, missions and challenges based on real company cases.

Classical route

Company assignments: 2 x 8 weeks

  • Assignment 1: HR start-up
  • Assignment  2: Large HR groups

6-month internship in France or abroad


  • 3 weeks a month at the company / 1 week of classes at the school, from September to May,
  • Then full-time at the company until the end of the contract.

Career in human resources

With the "Human Resources Manager" specialisation, land your dream job in the HR field:

  • Human Resources Officer / HR Business Partner
  • Recruitment officer or manager
  • Training officer or manager
  • Employee relations manager
  • Diversity officer or manager
  • HR Transformation Consultant
  • HRIS Consultant

Discover the HR management courses


The advantages of doing an audit degree as a work-study programme

By following your Master's programme as a work-study programme, you will be able to immediately apply the knowledge you have acquired in class, increase your know-how tenfold, and build up your professional experience by becoming a fully-fledged employee in a company whose activity is related to finance and/or audit.


Work-study at EM Normandie