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Master in Human Resources

  • Full Time
  • October 2023
  • English
Abierta Convocatoria 2024 | Early Bird Discount

Master in Human Resources

Through our Master in Human Resources & Talent Development in Barcelona, we train professionals to transform the department that manages a company’s most important resource: people. 

This programme has been designed to meet all the needs of the HR sector, taking into account the most recent technological and organisational trends and addressing talent attraction, retention and employer branding. 

The students in this Master will be able to efficiently tackle the current needs and challenges through the use of strategies that are centred around people and with a clear focus on the achievement of corporate goals, while simultaneously contributing to the development of talent in the human teams they lead.

Full Time
On-site classes

10 Months

From Monday to Thursday and two Fridays a month (intensive morning hours)

Study Programme


Fundamentals of HR Management - 5 ECTS

  • Fundamentals of Human Resources Management
  • Management Principles
  • Talent management and diversity
  • HR in the VUCA and BANI environments
  • Evolution of the HR function: HR as a strategic partner
  • Culture and climate
  • Agile structure


Global Strategic People Management - 5 ECTS

  • Cultural, digital and energy transformation
  • Concept and traits of HREM
  • Role, process and planning of HREM
  • The HR structure as a strategy: HR Business Partnering
  • HREM in the internationalization strategy

Labor Regulations and The Future of Work - 5 ECTS

  • Regulatory frameworks: international, sectorial and corporate
  • Compliance and rights protection: discrimination, abuse, etc.
  • Hiring, offboarding and collective dismissal policies.
  • XXIst Century's Challenges: Diversity, inclusion, teleworking, data protection, artificial intelligence...


Decision Making in HR: Finances and HR Metrics - 5 ECTS

  • Description of balance sheet, profit and loss accounts, cash flows...
  • Main balance sheet ratios (P&L)
  • HR Budget
  • Financial Metrics for HR
  • Project Finance

Leadership, Team Building and Coaching - 5 ECTS

  • The importance of well-leading people
  • Leadership models
  • Self-knowledge and self-assessment for the development of management skills
  • Persuasive, inspirational and influential communication
  • Teambuilding and high performance teams


Labour Well-being, Change Management and Healthy Organizations - 5 ECTS

  • From salary to compensation
  • Motivation and hygienical salary
  • Job's assessment
  • Competitiveness and external equity
  • Emotional compensation

Labour Cycle Human Capital Management - 5 ECTS

  • Assesment tools: eNPS 
  • Employee Value Proposition (EVP): Welcoming and On-boarding
  • EVP: Talent Development
  • EVP: Dismissal Aapproaches


Talent Management - 5 ECTS

  • Talent and Technology Strategic management
  • Metrics in talent management
  • Tools for talent management
  • Introduction to Data Science and Big Data
  • People analytics: Use for people management and use for strategic alignment


Compensation Systems - 5 ECTS

  • Compensation as a strategic tool
  • Salary structure
  • Remuneration and its regulatory framework
  • Variable retribution in species & flexible


This is far more than just a research project required to gain a Master qualification. It is the optimal time and place to combine all your academic experience, professional ambition, personal vision and creativity. It is your opportunity to put all the knowledge and skills you have acquired into practice and work towards the goals you set yourself. More info.

Official Degree

Official Master's Degree in Human Resources
and Talent Development

Full Time 60 ECTS
English or Spanish
Official Admissions 150 

* Degree in verification process

October intake 2023

You will obtain two Degrees: EAE and UPC

EAE Business School’s Specific Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Talent Development and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya’s (UPC) Official Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Talent Management.

Master's Director


Miriam Díez Piñol

PhD in Psychology, specialised in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources. She has worked in the fields of education, coaching and executive development for more than 20 years.

Key Points

1. Change management

You will drive and manage change applying new technologies with the aim of boosting the growth of the organization through effective human capital management.

2. Leadership and impact

You will specialize in HR and talent management you developing you analytical competencies, executive skills and critical thinking to create impact in the organization. 

3. Decision-making

Through a practical approach, you will learn concepts and tools for effective decision-making that will facilitate a strategic design that sets you apart in HR.

Rankings Master in Human Resources
  • Ed universal


    #3 Spain & #34 Europe

  • el mundo

    El Mundo

    #5 Spain


We’ve got your back from even before you get started

Expert and personalised advice on the most highly demanded profiles in the marketplace. We guide you professionally based on your profile and goals in order to help you choose the path with the greatest professional impact.


What does the admission process for a Master involve?

  • Initial Information/Admission Request

    Once completed, we’ll assign you one of our expert advisors that will get in touch with you.

  • Interview with the Admissions Department

    We’ll evaluate your professional and academic profile and, together, we’ll assess your eligibility for advancing towards a Master’s level based on your professional goals.

  • Formal Presentation of the Admission Form:

    What documents do I need in order to apply for admission to a Master? You will have to send us the following documentation, which we’ll analyse and verify in order to compose your admissions report:

    • Updated CV
    • Motivation Letter
    • Academic and/or Professional Letter of Recommendation
    • Last/Ongoing Degree Certificate
    • Admission Test (if required)
    • Language Certificate (if required)
  • Admissions Committee

    Your advisor will be in charge of defending your application in front of the Committee.

  • Process Resolution

    We’ll inform you on the result of the process.

  • Booking and Assign You a Spot

    You will have 3 to 5 days to make the payment for the inscription.


Request information and consult our grants and discounts with the admissions team

Full Time English

17.500€ - October 2023
17.900€ - October 2024 






Full Time

FT Inglés - MKT y Gestión Comercial

Full Time English

  • 2 years Average Experience
  • 81% International Participants
  • 25 Nationalities


There are many professional paths you can choose and we’ll be there, right next to you, no matter which one you choose

You will get a tailor-made career plan from our Careers department and our Entrepreneur department, with personalised services for academic training and guidance that will multiply your professional opportunities and extend them to any country in the world.


  • Human Resources Director
  • Learning and Development Manager 
  • Leadership Manager
  • Head of Employer Branding
  • Headhunter
  • Head of Motivation and Participation Programmes
Student salary increase
Change jobs before graduating
Want to start their own business

Request Information

EAE Institución Superior de Formación Universitaria, S.L. will process your personal information to contact you and to inform you about the program of your choice for the upcoming two terms. Afterwards, your data will be deleted.

You may exercise the rights of access, deletion, rectification, opposition, limitation and portability, by post to EAE Institución Superior de Formación Universitaria, S.L., Post office box 221 of Barcelona, or by email to [email protected]. Likewise, if the interested party considers it appropriate, they can lodge a claim to the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

Moreover, you can contact our Data Protection Manager by email to [email protected], or by post to Grupo Planeta, At.: Data Protection Manager, Avda. Diagonal 662-664, 08034 Barcelona.