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Human Resource Management Degree

 

Overview

Our Human Resource Management degree covers core business and HR disciplines, gaining an insight into how people work in organisations.

This course explores the theoretical and practical aspects of Human Resource Management, with an emphasis on the vital contribution to business success made by the people of an organisation.

The course will prepare you for a human resource management or managerial career in industry or the public sector. Specialised careers include recruitment consultant, employee relations officer, training and development officer, HR officer, and talent and learning specialist.

This course includes the opportunity to undertake a one-year salaried placement working with companies locally, nationally or internationally.

 

Our Human Resource Management degree covers core business and HR disciplines, gaining an insight into how people work in organisations.

This course explores the theoretical and practical aspects of Human Resource Management, with an emphasis on the vital contribution to business success made by the people of an organisation.

The course will prepare you for a human resource management or managerial career in industry or the public sector. Specialised careers include recruitment consultant, employee relations officer, training and development officer, HR officer, and talent and learning specialist.

This course includes the opportunity to undertake a one-year salaried placement working with companies locally, nationally or internationally.

 

What you will study

 

Year 1

 

  •        Management Development Programme
  •        Business Ethics
  •        Marketing
  •        Management Concepts
  •        The Financial Environment
  •        Introduction to Management Accounting
  •        Introductory Economics
  •        People Management
  •        International Management

 

Year 2

 

  •        Personal and Business Finance
  •        Business Creation and Growth
  •        Work and Organisational Behaviour
  •        Operations Management
  •        Business Law
  •        Contemporary Human Resource Management
  •        Management of Change
  •        Business Ideas and Opportunities

 

Year 3

 

Placement Route:

  •        Placement
  •        Management in Practice
  •        Research Methods

  

Non-Placement Route:

  •        Research Methods
  •        Health and Safety Management Fundamentals
  •        Fundamentals of Employment Law
  •        PR Strategy and Specialisms
  •        New Business Project
  •        Managing Projects
  •        Management of Innovation

 

Advanced Entry Route:

  •        Research Methods
  •        Managing Projects
  •        Health and Safety Management Fundamentals
  •        Fundamentals of Employment Law
  •        PR Strategy and Specialisms
  •        New Business Project
  •        Contemporary Human Resource Management
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Year 4

 

  •       Thesis
  •       International HRM
  •       Employment Law for Managers
  •       Collective Employment Law
  •       Leadership
  •       HRM: Theory into Practice 

One Option From

  •       Corporate Ethics
  •       Business Strategy

 

Modules and delivery order may change for operational purposes.

 

The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course disclaimer for more information.

 

Modules and delivery order may change for operational purposes.

 

 

The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course disclaimer for more information.

 

Alternative Qualifications: Equivalent overseas qualifications and some access programmes will be considered. Applications welcomed from students with alternative qualifications and relevant work experience.

 

 

Degree Link Programme: A relevant HNC from one of our partner FE colleges may be considered for year 2 entry. A relevant HND from one of our partner FE colleges may be considered for year 3 entry. Students will follow the class-based taught route as an alternative to a placement in year 3.

* All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

 

English language requirementsfor those whose first language is not English.

 

Professional Accreditation

The Honours degree is fully accredited by the DETC

Students who enter the degree in years 2 or 3 are considered on an individual basis by the professional bodies.

 

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