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University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Human Resource Management

UCAS Code: N620

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

This successful Human Resource Management (HRM) programme is designed to develop people management competence and capability based on an understanding of how to assemble together teams of people with the necessary skills, attitudes and attributes to meet the organisation's objectives. It focuses on strategic, critical and applied approaches to HRM that in turn supports organisational viability and sustainability.

Modules

Year 1 provides an introduction to the key business disciplines and development of vital skills. Students will work with an external organisation to see theory in action and acquire appropriate and valuable skill sets. Year 2 covers modules designed to develop students' knowledge and understanding of the role and contribution of the HR professional, the legal framework within which HRM operates and the skills and behaviours required to manage people in order to contribute to organisational sustainability and growth. Students will also have an opportunity to choose options to support their personal development. An internship opportunity exists which will be assessed for credits. Year 3 develops the themes of strategy, employee relations and reward, and contemporary developments within the field of HRM, with the opportunity to choose options. Students will also study either a dissertation in a contemporary Human Resource Management topic or an organisational consultancy project in which they will simulate the HRM consultant’s role developing advice for an organisation.

Assessment methods

The programme will be assessed through a structured mix of assessments which will include assignments, essays, management reports, industry presentations, field study work, development portfolios, exams, reviews, and blogs. Assessments are designed to focus on employability skills required by the industry. Wherever possible vocational-based assessments aim to support critical thinking, the development in managing ICT, communication, numeracy, problem-solving, teamwork, critical appraisal, self-management and leadership.

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Swansea Business Campus

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