Ph.D. HR Management

Become a specialist in strategic human resources management.

What will you study?

HR Management
Planning and Development of HR
+6 courses in the Scientific research module
+2 elective module courses

HR Management increases an organization's value through the management of human capital. Senior HR Management functions focus on strategic development that links employee needs to a company's larger goals and vision. Doctoral studies in HR Management address the use of corporate data for human capital management while analyzing sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and HR leadership skills.


$ 8,400

Payment Plans and Scholarships Available

Finance, HR Management, Management, Marketing, Project Management

Interactive Online Ph.D. tuition fees

Up-front payment

$ 8,400
Final amount of the tuition fee if paid lump-sum.

Instalment plan 1 year

$ 9,660
Final amount of the tuition fee if settled over the course of 1 year.

Instalment plan 2 years

$ 11,676
Final amount of the tuition fee if settled over the course of 2 years.

The tuition fee for the Ph.D. program includes all taxes.

Tuition fee includes: 

  • electronic materials,
  • Unlimited access and use of LMS (Learning Management System),
  • feedback of lecturers on the assignments,
  • electronic communications with the lecturers,
  • e-learning tests,
  • recommended professional webinars (online seminars) from the LIGS University offer.

Tuition fee does not include:

  • Non-refundable $100 application fee, which reciprocates the administration tied to the processing of your application (application review, scholarship request review, preparation of the Enrollment Agreement and payment plan).
  • Graduation fee in the amount of $100 paid upon successful completion of the program covering the costs associated with issuing, printing and mailing the diploma via standard post service. 
  • Telecommunication and Internet connection fees,
  • Travel costs, if any. 

Doctor of Philosophy

Studying HR Management fosters an understanding of current challenges in human resource management as they relate to aligning corporate goals with human capital requirements, including succession planning, corporate social responsibility, establishing external partnerships, and coordinating human resource management with all departments in a company to achieve the employment needs of the organization.

About Ph.D. program at LIGS University

Main benefits of the field in practice

Establish strategic partnerships
Become part of a respected academic association
Cooperation between specialists and experts
Feedback from key stakeholders
Correlate relationships
Find common ground with your peers
HR research in business practice
Collaborate with real companies and their data
Lifelong learning
Deepen your industry knowledge
Foster scientific thinking
Gain an overview of global research methods

What will you study?

2 specialization courses

HR Management

This course concentrates on human capital and its management as a key factor for the success of an organization. Students are encouraged to analyze and look into the processes of staff selection and adaptation, system of remuneration in correlation with an employee’s performance and an organization’s possibilities.

The next part is dedicated to employee evaluation system, training, education and career development, and also corporate culture and ethics. The last area is personnel audit, staff planning and outsourcing. Upon completion, the students will gain a insight into HR processes, which will enable them to predict and most of all be a part of the development in the area.

Planning and Development of HR

The aim of this course is to familiarize students with the process and specifics of Planning and Development of HR. Students will examine the process, goals and strategy for securing human resources, they will be able to identify the key resources in all areas of operations. The center of attention for HR Management is the most important factor for securing qualified and satisfied specialists and staff. Participants will learn to identify the training needs of employees and use the latest approaches in human resource development. Performance management completes the curriculum of the course. After completing the course the students will get comprehensive and current knowledge from the field.

2 elective module courses

Complete your study plan

You can choose from 24 courses, which must not be the same as the courses of your chosen specialization.

You will choose the subjects on your application form.

See all elective courses

6 courses in the Scientific research module

Admission Requirements

Proficiency in the chosen language of study
Master's degree
Documents (electronic form): Copy of a document proving the highest degree earned + transcript of records, CV, Photo, Government issued ID
Application is considered upon complete submission of the documents and after the application fee of $100 is credited. Final acceptance is subject to the decision of the Vice Provost at his sole discretion.

Are you ready for next step?

You want to study and you are determined

Ph.D. - HR Management

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Why choose to study at LIGS University?

High quality of lecturers

The lecturers are professionals in their fields. They come from 50 countries and are available in all time zones. Plus, you know that our lecturers will always respond to you in a timely manner.

Apply today, study tomorrow.

The study starts runs and ends exactly as you need it to. With all admission requirements met, just go through the simple application process, wait for the decision of the Vice Provost and you can start studying tomorrow.

Personal approach throughout

We offer help with course selection, application and full study support. The tutors are there for you. The tutors will help you to get the most out of your studies.

Easy access

There will be no clueless searching for sources or searching for supporting documents. Online library, video library of webinars and e-learning materials are a matter of course. All in one place and a few clicks.

You build your study plan

You choose the subjects you study according to your experience and professional goals. Combine academic insight and work experience. As part of your studies, you can address current issues in your field.

Study without borders and barriers

Maybe health issues are limiting you or you're just not flexible because of work? Boundaries are not for us. Wherever you are on Earth, you can study with us. All you'll need is an internet connection.

Studies at LIGS University

What do I need to do to improve my market value and meet my goals?

Application for
LIGS University
Contract and payment
Dissertation thesis
and Ph.D.

What will a degree bring to your life and career?

How are the studies carried out?

Adjust your study plan according to your preferences

Studying at LIGS University is individual and self-paced. You're not bound by any deadlines and you fulfil your study obligations as your time permits. 

Although self-study may seem challenging, there is nothing to worry about. Throughout your studies, you will be supported by a team of helpful study advisors and experienced lecturers who will help you through any situation and move you forward towards a successful goal.  

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