Models of work are constantly evolving, but one thing does not change – people still need to be recruited, trained, motivated and paid to meet the requirements of organisations. If your interests lie in the direction of effective people management, begin with a thorough grounding in business, before exploring the many aspects of HRM: professional practice, leadership and motivation, pay and reward, business systems, selection and recruitment, employee relations and employment law. Learn from expert tutors as you carry out practical projects that emulate working as a professional manager, and develop your practical experience with a year’s paid work placement in a HRM role. In your final year, study strategic HRM, examine real firms with a view to solving people problems, and carry out an independent research project.
Year 1; Business Pod, Human Resources Management Foundations Year 2; Employment Relations, Reward and Law, Innovative Practice in HRM and HRD, People Resourcing and Development, Practice Weeks: Career Planning, Project Management, Research Skills, Strategic Thinking, The Strategic Context of Human Resource Management Year 3, HRM Practice Portfolio, Developing Professional Human Resource Management Practice, Dissertation or Specialist Project in Human Resource Management, Practice Weeks: The Future You, Strategy and Creativity
In line with the Business School’s commitment to practical applied education, a large part of the assessment will relate to your demonstration of your ability to do HRM in practice. We will want to see that you understand the theory and have developed critical thinking skills which help you evaluate the relevance of what you have learned. To assess this range of integration of theory and skills into sound practice, we use a range of methods including: Project work, reports, case studies (78%) Presentations, posters (9%) Formal exams (13%)
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