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University of Stirling

Human Resource Management

UCAS Code: N600
BA (Hons) 4 years full-time 2017
BA (Hons) 6 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

120

% applicants receiving offers

31%

Subjects
  • Human resource management
Student score
80% MED
% employed or in further study
98% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£20k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
BBB

Scottish Highers
ABBB-AABB

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
32

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 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

31%

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

£1,820

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

Modules

Semesters 1 â?? 3: the firm; the business environment; business in the 21st century. Semesters 4 â?? 8: introduction to human resource management; managing organisations; employment relations; managing people; learning and development; contemporary personnel policy; employee ownership and participation; human resource management; business and organisational research; dissertation.

University of Stirling

Mark Ferguson

Stirling University offers one of the most picturesque campuses in the UK. The campus is home to a large number of students and has a real sense of community spirit. It has a high standard of teaching and offers a safe all-round learning experience for its students. Moreover we are Scotland's University for sporting excellence, and boast some of the finest facilities.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
18%
82%

Year 1

18%
82%

Year 2

15%
85%

Year 3

12%
88%

Year 4

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
48%
52%

Year 1

40%
55%
5%

Year 2

43%
39%
18%

Year 3

8%
90%
2%

Year 4

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 81%
Student score 80% MED
Able to access IT resources

90%

Staff made the subject interesting

71%

Library resources are satisfactory

90%

Feedback on work has been helpful

52%

Feedback on work has been prompt

71%

Staff are good at explaining things

81%

Received sufficient advice and support

76%

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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
58% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
72% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
1% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
408 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
75% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
2% 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 98% HIGH
Average graduate salary £20k MED
Graduates who are other administrative occupations

5%

Graduates who are public services and other associate professionals

38%

Graduates who are sales supervisors

3%

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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