Master of Human Capital Leadership

Master of Human Capital Leadership

SETTING THE PACE OF HUMAN CAPITAL STRATEGY IN ASIA

The Master of Human Capital Leadership (MHCL) programme is designed for individuals seeking to understand more on the "People-side of Business". Join us in our Master of Human Capital Leadership (MHCL) and see how we go beyond the basics of human resource management to provide you with capabilities to take on challenges that lie ahead.

The Master of Human Capital Leadership programme welcomes all applicants who meet the following criteria for admissions:
  • - Bachelor's degree (in any field)
  • - Minimum relevant work experience (post-Bachelor's degree) of 3 years (part-time track) or 2 years (full-time track)
  • - A good score in the SMU Admission Test / GMAT/ GRE* (Please click here to view the SMU Admission Test Factsheet)
  • - A good TOEFL/IELTS score is required if your degree was not taught in English

*We will accept good undergraduate GPAs from SMU in place of the admissions test requirement. Speak with your Admissions Manager to find out more.

The part-time track of the MHCL programme is open to all Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents. It is also open to international students who hold a valid Employment Pass (EP) or Dependant's Pass (DP), and do not require a student visa.

The full-time track of the MHCL programme will provide student visas for international students who wish to pursue their studies in Singapore without other employment.

 Admissions interviews will be conducted for shortlisted candidates.



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PROGRAMME CALENDAR

Preparation: Online modules for Finance and Accounting Weekly Classes: Friday evening and/or Saturday classes Blended Learning: Mostly virtual classes with some live sessions  

OVERVIEW OF CURRICULUM

HIGHLIGHT OF COURSES

  • - Choose between a 12-month full-time programme for students commited to the curriculum, or a 15-month part-time programme to accommodate working professionals.
  • - Unique position as Strategic Human Capital Programme – Research-based study linked to real-world Human Capital issues
  • - Anchored in Business Foundations and linked to strategy
  • - A one-week overseas segment with a top HR college in US
The fees for the May 2020 (Full-time) and January 2020 (Part-Time) intakes are:
 
Application Fee Registration Fee (Upon Acceptance)* Tution Fee*
S$100 (inclusive of GST) S$400 (local/ PR) (inclusive of GST) S$500 (international applicants) (inclusive of GST)

Amount payable upon acceptance to the programme. Fees include matriculation, orientation activities, library/computer accounts, insurance and other miscellaneous fees.
S$46,010 (inclusive of GST)

10% of the tuition fee (the Deposit) would be required upon acceptance of offer into the programme. The rest of the tuition fees would be payable over 3 equal instalments.
For the avoidance of doubt, the Deposit shall form part of the total tuition fees for the MHCL programme, however, SMU will not refund the Deposit should a student withdraw from the MHCL programme at any time after accepting the offer.
A 10% discount for SMU alumni applies to tuition fee.

Additional Fees to factor in:

Study Materials Overseas segment
S$1,500 S$4,000 for flight, accommodation and expenses
The tuition fee does not include meals, air travel, travel insurance, living and accommodation expenses in the overseas segment.

*All fees are non-refundable. Tuition fees do not change once the student enters the programme. GST: Government service tax. 

Singapore Management University reserves the right to alter tuition fees for new incoming cohorts when required.

Scholarships

Academic Excellence | Global Awareness | Leadership* | Women in Business*
Denotes Scholarships that students can apply for upon admissions into the programme

Students may apply for our SMU MHCL Scholarships upon admission into the Programme. These Scholarships entails award amounts up to 20% of the tuition fee, with no bonds attached.

Academic Excellence
The SMU MHCL will offer the Academic Excellence Award to high-quality candidates with exceptional academic performance. Awards are based on academic merit, final grades and admissions test score.
  • - Tier One: Awardees must have achieved an excellent admissions test score* (equivalent to GMAT score of 700 and above) and have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement.
  • - Tier Two: Awardees must have achieved an excellent admissions test score* (equivalent to GMAT score of 680 and above) and have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement.
*One of three standardized tests: SMU Admissions Test, GMAT or GRE

Global Awareness
The SMU MHCL is committed to crafting a diverse and global academic environment that will contribute to the student’s personal and professional journey. The Global Awareness Award is awarded to individuals who will contribute to the class room diversity and enrich the learning experience of students by way of cultural, personal or professional backgrounds.

Leadership Potential
The SMU MHCL recognises individuals with strong leadership capabilities who have exhibited outstanding leadership potential in their profession, organisation or community with the Leadership Scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate strong leadership capabilities or potential in personal and professional instances.

The Admissions Scholarship Committee will assess the following:
1) Interview Performance
2) Essay: “Please explain in 500 words why you consider yourself a leader"
3) Leadership quality recognition such as:
  • - In the workplace: demonstrated career progression, line management progression, professional recognition such as awards, project success and team leadership
  • - Leadership qualities during student days: e.g. Chairperson of an interest group, class representation, etc.
  • - Attainment of any non-academic awards and scholarships.
Women in Business
The SMU MHCL aims to recognise exceptional women with the “Women in Business” Award, those who have demonstrated outstanding leadership capabilities or potential in their professional or personal endeavours.
Applicants must have successfully received an admissions offer.

The Admissions Scholarship Committee will assess the following:
1) Interview Performance
2) Essay: “Please explain in 500 words why you should be awarded with the Women in Business Scholarship”.
3) Leadership quality recognition such as:
  • - In the workplace: demonstrated career progression, line management progression, professional recognition such as awards, project success and team leadership.
  • - Leadership qualities during student days: e.g. Chairperson of an interest group, class representation, etc.
  • - Attainment of any non-academic awards and scholarships.
For enquiries, please contact our team at mhcl@smu.edu.sg.

Financial Aid, Discounts and Loans

For more information on Financial Aid, Discounts and Loans, please click here.

Contact Details

Singapore Management University
60 Stamford Road
Singapore 178900

Tel: (65) 6828 0606
Fax: (65) 6828 0600
Website: https://business.smu.edu.sg/mhcl
Email:  mhcl@smu.edu.sg