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Course summary

Why Human Resource Management? This top-up course lets you build on your existing knowledge and skills to understand the role human resource management plays in a business, and how you can play a part in the industry too. If you’ve already studied a business subject to diploma level and you want to understand the world of HR, then this course could be ideal for you. How will you learn? You will learn through practical application and delivered lectures, workshops, seminars and group work sessions.

  • This course will focus on the strategic elements of people resourcing and the contribution that these activities can make to organisational success and achieving a high performing workforce in a rapidly changing environment.
  • You’ll be given the opportunity to understand the professional skills needed in the HR industry including how to recruit and inspire staff.
  • You’ll have the chance to develop your potential as a Human Resource Management (HRM) professional while looking at wider industry issues too in order to help you develop your business acumen.
  • You’ll have the chance to build up a knowledge of how HRM can help to create a high performance workplace, all by attracting, retaining, developing, managing and rewarding staff.
  • You'll have the opportunity to learn broader range management theories (in relation to strategy and cross cultural management) which will help you to analyse and solve problems in a globally interconnected environment.
What subjects will you cover? You’ll explore subjects such as People Resourcing, Human Resource Development, Employment Relations, Strategy in Context, The Future of Work and Managing Across Cultures. Professional links and accreditation: Huddersfield Business School has strong links with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) (http://www.managers.org.uk/) and we hold a number of joint events, including workshops, guest lectures and an Annual Prestigious Lecture on campus. We are a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) (http://www.cipd.co.uk/). Approved Centre and our links with the West Yorkshire CIPD branch offer additional networking, advice, mentoring and updates from the profession. Huddersfield Business School is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (https://www.aacsb.edu/learners/tools/why-accreditation-matters). Less than 6% of business schools worldwide have obtained this prestigious accreditation. AACSB-accredited schools have successfully undergone a rigorous review process conducted by their peers in the business education community, ensuring that they have the resources, credentials, and commitment needed to provide students with a first-rate, future-focused business education. As a result, AACSB-accredited schools produce graduates who are highly skilled and more desirable to employers than other non-accredited schools. These accreditations are reviewed on a regular basis.

Modules

Year 1 Core modules: People Resourcing Human Resource Development The Future of Work Employment Relations Managing Across Cultures Strategy in Context

Assessment method

Study and assessments will be based on your choice of modules. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Management Institute
  • Personnel and Development, Chartered Institute of
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N602
Institution code:
H60
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally one of the following: * Higher National Diploma or equivalent (eg two year advanced diploma level or comparable qualifications, or European equivalent to 120 ECTS points). * Foundation degree or 120 ECTS.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/


Unistats information

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There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for more information - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

Human Resource Management (Top-Up) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS