MS Manager des ressources humaines

MS Human Resource Manager

Accredited by the Conference des Grandes Ecoles. | Open to international candidates | Specialisation available as a Cooperative Track

This MS Human Resources Manager trains managers to lead staff members in a way that takes their needs and expectations into account
Ranked as 20th by Eduniversal
Paris campus


Accredited by the French Conference des Grande Ecole.

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ms manager des ressources humaines

The HRM function is essential for optimising the operations of a business organisation. Such managers will define and implement the organisation’s HR management and administration policy (recruitment, pay package, mobility, career management, etc.) while taking into account the needs and expectations of its employees.  

Learning Objectives

  • Leading HR action whatever your position in the organisation
  • Detecting the conditions required and implementing a true skills management approach at both individual and collective levels
  • Understanding the human aspect with all its particularities

Strong points

  • A double-degree: MS and a Qualification listed on the National Registry of Occupations (RNCP Level 7) 
  • A training programme with a Cooperative Programme option (professional training contract)
  • A pioneering and innovative programme in skills management and HRM
  • Courses by lecturers who are expert in their fields (HR consultants, Heads of Staff Training, HR Managers, etc.)
  • A programme with additional professional tools: Cooperative Track option, HR Cafés, interviews with professionals, etc.)  
  • Cooperative Track: benefit from part or total tuition fee waiver and draw a salary with the host company
  • A cohort of a manageable size and close individual monitoring


During the programme, you will attend 8 seminars and take ancillary courses (English, Thesis Methodology, Personal Development, Responsible Manager Track, etc.). The programme team values the link between academic theoretical input and real case studies which enable you to develop the analytical skills and the detached viewpoint required of future managers.

Course Contents

  • HR function mapping
  • Understanding the human element in business organisations
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Managing the collective relationship
  • Skills management by labour organisations in France
  • Skills management
  • International skills management (course given in English).
  • Strategic management of the HR Function

Seminars are given by both expert practitioners and faculty members

Professional experience

  • 4 in-company consulting projects lasting from 3 to 7 weeks
  • HR challenges supervised by professionals
  • 4 to 6-month internship between May and November
  • OR, a Professional Training Contract

Admission process

Candidates are selected on the basis of an application form, followed by an individual interview.

Please use the on-line application procedure

Eligibility for application

The programme is open to students holding the following degrees:

  • Master degree or equivalent ("Bac+ 5" or 5 years after secondary education) 
  • At the Jury’s discretion: 4-year undergraduate degree with 3 years of professional experience (internships excluded).
  • Exceptionally the admissions board may accept applications that do not meet the formal criteria listed above but appear exceptional on other aspects (academic excellence, community work, international experience, internships, etc.)

Admission procedure

  1. Application files submitted are reviewed with special attention paid to the seriousness of the file and the quality of the academic and/or professional profile.
  2. Shortlisted candidates are invited for an interview via Skype with a Head of Academic Programme. This interview helps clarify the applicants profile, their projects, their objectives. The final admission decision (offered or denied admission) is communicated a few days after this interview.
  3. Admitted candidates are notified formally and invited to make a down payment, later on deducted from the  tuition fees. This initial payment confirms the candidate's seat in the programme and an unconditional letter of admission is then issued.

In order for our students to benefit from optimal learning conditions, places in our programmes are limited. The number of remaining places is reviewed after each admission session. Whenever a cohort is full, admissions for the programme are closed :

The application deadline for the 2020-2021 admission session is 15 April 2020.

In parallel with their EM Normandie application file, international candidates must also complete the Campus France application file in order to facilitate the visa obtention.

Once the fee down payment has been received, the School will help International students with their visa procedures and search for accommodation.


EM Normandie is easily accessible by disabled persons and will adapt its welcome schemes to match specific situations.
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Career Prospects

To be efficient, Skills Management can only be applied in functions with a high degree of responsibility or autonomy. Neither the size nor the activity sector of the business organisation are defining factors. It is not a matter of position but rather of transversal skills linked to management functions.

Occupations which currently apply delegation of the HR function

  • Profit Centre Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Pr oject Manager…

Occupations in HRM

  • Head of Recruitment
  • Head of Staff Training
  • Business Consultant
  • Head of Careers and Skills Management

Future occupations

  • Skills Manager.
  • Organisational Change Manager
  • Head of Development, Head of Diversity

Personalised Support

  • 2,000 internship offers including 500 abroad
  • 300 Cooperative Track offers among a network of 700 business organisations
  • Regular monitoring meetings with students/business organisations
  • Personalised coaching with the Career Path Scheme
  • An Alumni Network with 17,500 members

Tuition Fees for 2020-2021

  • MS Human Resource Manager : €13,500
  • €50 charged to candidates offered admission
  • As from September 2018, you will pay a €91 contribution to CEVC  (Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus) by connecting to
  • €575 membership fee for Association Alumni EM Normandie, which will give you access to all their services and a life membership (not compulsory).


Various options are offered to students to fund their studies: 

  • Grants: Campus France
  • Paid student jobs offered by the School’s Junior Enterprise and Jobs Services

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