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University of Hertfordshire

Human Resource Management

UCAS Code: N600
BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BA (Hons) 4 years full-time, sandwich 2017
BA (Hons) 4 years full-time, abroad 2017
BA (Hons) 5 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

96-112

% applicants receiving offers

86%

Subjects
  • Human resource management
Student score
80% MED
% employed or in further study
97% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£19k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
28

UCAS tariff points
96-112

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96-112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

86%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,250

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Studying Human Resource Management will prepare you for a career in human resources, marketing, industrial relations, training and development, or to work for a trade union or in the field of equal opportunities. You will have the opportunity to enhance your experiences by undertaking a 12 month work placement where you will learn the fundamental basics of putting theory into practice. Alternatively you could choose to take a study abroad year, which demonstrates to future employers they your happy to step out of your comfort zone and view things from a different perspective. You can also choose to combine Human Resource Management with one of six languages â?? from Spanish to Japanese â?? to increase employability status.

Modules

University of Hertfordshire

Relaxing on the campus lawn

If you are looking for an amazing student experience, Hertfordshire is the place. We've got a variety of courses, a campus community and a student-focused Union with lots of services, activities and more than 90 societies to choose from - all located near London. Coming to the UK's leading business-facing university will help you get ahead in the graduate market.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
16%
84%

Year 1

15%
85%

Year 2

15%
85%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
6%
94%

Year 1

46%
54%

Year 2

36%
63%
1%

Year 3

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 83%
Student score 80% MED
Able to access IT resources

92%

Staff made the subject interesting

83%

Library resources are satisfactory

92%

Feedback on work has been helpful

83%

Feedback on work has been prompt

75%

Staff are good at explaining things

92%

Received sufficient advice and support

75%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
16% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
83% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
57% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
289 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
53% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
11% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 97% HIGH
Average graduate salary £19k MED
Graduates who are customer service occupations

8%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

8%

Graduates who are public services and other associate professionals

42%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
This subject is much more common at postgraduate level, and so be aware that most of the good jobs in HR and personnel management go to graduates with Masters or other postgraduate qualifications in this subject. Work experience for first degree graduates can help to get around the lack of postgraduate qualifications. If you would like to know about graduate prospects for your chosen course more specifically, head to an open day to talk to tutors about what previous graduates went on to do.
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