This course will give you the skills and knowledge to ensure that businesses get their ‘people’ right. As well as contemporary topics in HR, you'll learn about the wider functions of businesses to enable you to be a more effective, and attractive, employee. The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and was recently updated following extensive research and consultation with employers, business groups and students to ensure it offers the most relevant content for aspiring HR professionals. The first year provides a solid grounding in business fundamentals, such as marketing and management, before you specialise in your final two years with the chance to choose from a wide choice of optional modules. You’ll learn about managing a workforce on a global scale and the importance of ethics and encouraging personal development in successful management. The course has a strong emphasis on preparing you for employment, so you’ll benefit from skills and enterprise workshops and we’ll help you to find work experience. We have a diverse student body and welcome students from all backgrounds, including many mature students.
Year 1: Global Economic and Business Context, Business Information and Data Management, Personal and Professional Development, Marketing Principles and Practice, People Management and Organisations; Year 2: Managing and Coordinating the HR Function, Resourcing and Talent Planning, Reward Management, Accounting and Finance for the HR Professional, Employment Law, Learning and Development; Options: HR Information Systems OR Social Media for HRM Project Management OR Work Placement; Year 3: Developing and Using Consultancy Skills, CSR and Ethics, Organisational Strategy and Design in International Context; Options: Employee Engagement OR Contemporary Developments in Employee Relations, Global HRM, Entrepreneurship in Practice.
Assessment will be based on practical and vocational skills as well theoretical knowledge. As a result you will be assessed through a variety of methods, ensuring different aspects of your skill set are acknowledged and rewarded – these methods include; coursework, essays, examinations, industry-related practice, presentations, project work, practical reports, portfolio development and group work. The variety of assessment techniques also ensures you are exposed to different ways of working that will be useful in your future career; keeping a portfolio and working on projects are natural ways of working in industry that will be encouraged during your studies.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or email [email protected]
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of East London
4-6 University Way
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Applicant Relations Team
0208 223 3333