BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

Human resource management (HRM) plays a vital part at every level of all organisations. People are an organisation’s most important asset, so HRM concerns all people and people-related issues. Organisations will only succeed if their people are well managed, motivated, committed and engaged.

Your studies will give you an all-round understanding of business and specialist knowledge of HRM. This means you will understand how HRM fits into the bigger picture and be a more employable graduate. HRM graduates are highly attractive to employers throughout the world, especially in many emerging markets. The ability to lead and get the best out of people is challenging yet vital for the modern manager, and this degree will prepare you for such a role.

We have an excellent reputation for delivering high-quality teaching in this field and we have strong links with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) – the UK’s professional HR body. The course is also validated with CIPD membership. Plus, 100% of our HRM students were satisfied with their course (National Student Survey, 2015).

Gain industry experience

Getting that dream job is what it’s all about, so our business degrees have been designed to provide you with the vital skills and industrial experience needed to make you more employable.

Whether you’re interested in participating in our internship programme during your studies, undertaking a year-long work placement, or taking advantage of working with real-life companies as part of a dedicated employability module, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to help enhance your future career prospects and be well equipped to make an impression on a future employer.

Stamp of approval

This human resourse course is one of only a few undergraduate degrees in the UK to be validated with CIPD membership. We are also top for student satisfaction, with 100% of our students were satisfied with their course (NSS 2015)

What you will study

You’ll explore HRM theory and practice, and consider people and people-related issues in organisations at operational and strategic levels. You’ll take compulsory modules to learn essential business knowledge and skills, so you understand how HRM contributes to an organisations success.

You will study the following modules:

Year One

  • Business Skills and Professional Development
  • Work and Organisational Behaviour
  • Economics, Law and Regulations
  • Foundations in Marketing
  • Accounting in Business
  • Supply Chain Management

Year Two

  • Quantitative Techniques in Business
  • Research Methods
  • Project Management...
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Work and Study Placements

A year out on work placement, undertaking an internship as part of your course, or studying abroad is another great boost to your CV which can help you stand out from the crowd. Whether it’s studying abroad or gaining work experience, our experienced team will help you find a placement, in an area that interests you. You can spend up to a year in one of a range of local, national or international organisations or join a number of partner institutions across the world that provide access...

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Location

This course is taught at: Treforest Campus, Pontypridd

UCAS CODE: N602 N604

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Tuition Fees

Home & EU Students

For full-time and part-time undergraduate fees please see our Home & EU Student Fee pages

International Students

For full-time undergraduate fees please see our International Student Fee pages

Dates

  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
    • Part Time 4 - 6 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
      • SW 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
        • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
          • Part Time 4 - 6 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
            • SW 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2017

Accreditations

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