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Master in Human Resources Management

Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management

The MSc Degree in Human Resource Management (University of Bolton), which is offered in collaboration with the University of Bolton, is designed to ensure successful careers for its graduates in HRM in businesses and organizations.

The first and particularly important advantage of the programme is that it equips students with the most modern know-how, strong competitive background, and best practices worldwide for effective management and development of human capital. In addition to specialized HR management knowledge and skills, it develops critical competencies for a successful career, such as leadership skills, strategic thinking, analytical and synthetic thinking, decision-making, teamwork and communication skills. This is ensured both by the content of this programme and by the fact that it is taught by the most distinguished University Professors in Greece as well as by renowned senior executives of important corporations.

Another advantage of the programme is that it awards a degree from the University of Bolton by studying locally at New York College in Greece.

The organization of the programme (with courses scheduled Friday evenings and Saturday) and its implementation at New York College's excellent facilities greatly facilitates the effective attendance by company executives and employees.

Finally, another advantage of the programme is that it is directed by Professor Dimitris Bourantas, founder and Director of the corresponding programme at the Athens University of Economics and Business, trainer and consultant to a large number of Greek and multinational companies.

  • Letter from the Dean of NYC and Director of MSc, Professor Dimitris Bourantas

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Letter from the Dean of NYC and Director of MSc, Professor Dimitris Bourantas

Human capital is the most critical factor for the effectiveness, competitiveness and sustained success of all businesses and organizations. Securing, developing and utilizing this most important capital requires skilled executives with HR management expertise and competencies as well as leadership, decision-making, strategic and business thinking skills.

The content of the postgraduate programme (MSc in Human Resource Management) as well as the training methods following the best practices worldwide, ensure the development of competent HR managers that businesses and organizations increasingly understand their necessity and usefulness.

A particularly important element for the success of the programme is the mix of lecturers, consisting of distinguished academic Professors and senior executives with rich experience in the design and implementation of HRM policies, systems and functions. This makes the programme unique in Greece and internationally.


  • Professor Dimitris Bourantas, co-founder and Director of the Msc in HRM at the Athens University of Economics and Business.
  • Professor Nancy Papalexandri, former Vice Rector, co-founder and Director of the Msc in HRM at the Athens University of Economics and Business.
  • Peggy Velliotou, HR Director, KPMG.
  • Michel Zeler, Managing Director of Willis Towers Watson-Greece.
  • Konstantina Sardini, Lecturer in Leadership and Communication, New York College


The Msc Degree in HRM ensures a successful career in Human Resources Management in business and organizations. The demand for executives in the labour market is already high and will increase for years to come. Graduates of this degree from the University of Bolton and New York College will acquire a competitive advantage within this job market both because of the expertise they will gain and the management skills they will develop.


  • Full-Time: 12 months + 6 months supervised independent study for the MBA Dissertation.
  • Part-Time: 24 months classes + 6 months supervised independent study for the MBA Dissertation.


  • Research and Study Skills 
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Design, Management and Leadership
  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Organizational Behaviour and Culture
  • Reward and Recognition
  • Industrial Relations, Negotiations and Law
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation


  • MSc in Human Resources Management from the British State UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON.
  • The UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON is among the 50 best universities in the UK (The Guardian's Best University Guide 2022) and was recently ranked as one of the top 4 universities in the UK in terms of student satisfaction, according to the Complete University Guide's rating.
  • Modern (state of the art) course content in the November programme.
  • Conducting courses on Friday and Saturday afternoons, designed to allow employees to attend as well.
  • Experienced academic staff and distinguished professors with professional experience in large companies in Greece and abroad.
  • Effective training methods.
  • Programme flexibility: There are full-time or part-time options.
  • Assessment through classroom activities and assignments without written exams.


The state UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON is located in the Greater Manchester area of England with a history dating back to 1824. According to the Guardian (Best UK Universities 2022 - rankings), the UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON was ranked 12th among all UK Universities in terms of student satisfaction with teaching standards (satisfied with teachers) and, in addition, in terms of overall ranking (Guardian score), it was upgraded by 4 places to 46th among all UK Universities for 2021-2022. Recently, the BBC highlighted the UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON as a model for UK Universities, regarding its operating standards for student safety from the Covid-19 pandemic: and the UK Education Secretary Michelle Donelan, from the floor of the House of Commons, referred to the "amazing work the University is doing": New York College has a franchise agreement under the Greek Ministry of Education legislation and the degree you will receive at the end of your studies is awarded by the University itself.


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