BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

People are an organisation’s most important asset. Organisations will only succeed if their people are well managed, motivated, committed and engaged. Your BA (Hons) Human Resource Management degree 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 this course is one of only a few undergraduate degrees in the UK to be validated with CIPD membership, the UK’s professional HR body.

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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This course is taught at: Treforest Campus, Pontypridd

UCAS CODE: N602 N604

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  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • SW 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
      • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2018
        • SW 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2018


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