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University of Salford

Human Resource Management with Professional Experience Year

UCAS Code: N1NP

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


112-120 From a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent.

112-120 From a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent. Additional AS Levels can be used towards the overall tariff points provided they are not completed in the same subject as the A2.

A minimum of 112 UCAS Tariff Points from a QAA Approved Level 3 Access to HE Diploma to contain a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2 to total 60 credits overall for the full award.

112-120 Not acceptable on it's own. Points must be gained from a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent.

112-120 Not acceptable on it's own. Points must be gained from a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

We require 5 GCSEs including Grade C or 4 (or above) in Maths and English GCSE. Equivalent qualifications Key Skills level 2, and Functional Skills Level 2, are also accepted.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

31

including a grade 5 in standard level maths and grade 6 in standard level english

112-120 from a minimum of 2 Higher Level Subjects with Grade B's including a minimum of H5 in Maths and English

112-120 Not acceptable on it's own. Points must be gained from a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*D*

112-120 UCAS Tariff Points

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

D,M,M

112-120 Not acceptable on it's own. Must be completing a minimum of 2 of these or other A Level equivalent qualification.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

112-120 UCAS Tariff Points

112-120 Not acceptable on it's own or with additional AS Levels. Must be doing an additional A2 or equivalent to top up to required points.

112-120 From a minimum of 2 Advanced Highers with Grade B's

112-120 From a minimum of 2 Advanced Highers with Grade B's

UCAS Tariff

112-120

From a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent.

112-120 Not acceptable on it's own. Points must be gained from a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent.

100%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4years

Sandwich | 2019

Subject

Human resource management

Regardless of the sector an organisation operates in, individuals that can get the most out of its employees, whilst protecting it from non-compliance, are highly sought after. As well as being accredited by CIPD, our Human Resource Management programme is designed around its national framework. This means that the modules you undertake have been developed to reflect industry best practice and the current needs of employers.

The lecturers who deliver our Human Resource Management programme have a wealth of academic and professional expertise. Throughout the course, you’ll benefit from their support, experience and industry connections.

At Salford Business School, we make industry relevance a priority. So, as well as gaining the knowledge required for a successful career in business, you’ll develop the professional skills to help you make an impact in those all-important interviews.

You can enhance your career options with a year-long industrial placement giving you the opportunity to apply the skills, knowledge and understanding you have gained in the first two years of the course. You will work with an employer which could be a local, national or international organisation. During this year, you will not pay fees to the University and will earn a wage for the work that you do. There are different entry requirements and course codes for the Professional Experience Year option.
This degree is also offered with a Foundation Year.

Modules

Year 1: Principles of HRM, Principles of Accounting, Principles of Economics, Principles of Marketing, Business Statistics; and choose from Organisations in a Global Environment or Language. Year 2: Organisational Behaviour, Entrepreneurial Project, Project Management, Law in a Business Context, Professional Development; and choose from Operations Management or Language. On completion of year 2 you may choose to undertake a year's paid professional placement. If you choose to take the professional year option, you will not pay fees to the University and will earn a wage for the work that you do. Year 4: Employment Relations, Employment Law, Strategic Management, Resourcing, Development and Talent Management, Applied Business Research and Analysis; and choose from International HRM, Business Ethics and Sustainability or Language

The Uni


Course location:

University of Salford

Department:

Salford Business School

TEF rating:

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Human resource management

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This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.


Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

82%
UK students
18%
International students
27%
Male students
73%
Female students
74%
2:1 or above
9%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Human resource management

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£18,000
low
Average annual salary
88%
low
Employed or in further education
41%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

24%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
10%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
9%
Administrative occupations: finance
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

This subject is much more common at postgraduate level, and so be aware that many 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, but if you want to go into management you might find that Masters to be an advantage. Although human resource roles are much the most common outcome for graduates from these courses, they take those jobs in an impressive array of industries so there are plenty of options for the kind of employer you can work for. 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.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Human resource management

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£18k

£18k

£20k

£20k

£22k

£22k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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