University of South Wales

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Human Resource Management (Sandwich)

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Course summary

People are an organisation’s most important asset. Organisations will only succeed if their people are well managed, motivated, committed and engaged. Your BA (Hons) Human Resource Management degree will give you an all-round understanding of business and specialist knowledge of HRM. This means you will understand how HRM fits into the bigger picture and be a more employable graduate. HRM graduates are highly attractive to employers throughout the world, especially in many emerging markets. The ability to lead and get the best out of people is challenging yet vital for the modern manager, and this degree will prepare you for such a role. We have an excellent reputation for delivering high-quality teaching in this field and this course is one of only a few undergraduate degrees in the UK to be validated with CIPD membership, the UK’s professional HR body.


You’ll explore HRM theory and practice, and consider people and people-related issues in organisations at operational and strategic levels. You’ll take compulsory modules to learn essential business knowledge and skills, so you understand how HRM contributes to an organisation’s success. You will study the following modules: Year One •Business Skills and Professional Development •Work and Organisational Behaviour •Economics, Law and Regulations •Foundations in Marketing •Accounting in Business •Supply Chain Management Year Two •Quantitative Techniques in Business •Research Methods •Project Management •Resource and Talent Planning •Strategic HRM •Developing Talent for Success •HRM in the Workplace: Change, Conflict & Resolution Year Three •Business Strategy •Leadership and Management Development •Employee Engagement •International HRM •HRM Dissertation/Research Project You will also study one module from the following options: •Professional Practice and Employability •Ethics and Sustainability: Theory and Practice •Local Global Interaction •Dissertation Mae modiwlau cyfrwng Cymraeg yn cynnwys | Welsh Module options are: Modiwlau Blwyddyn 1 •Ymddygiad Gwaith a Sefydliadau •Cyflwyniad i Farchnata Modiwlau Blwyddyn 2 •Interniaeth •Dulliau Ymchwil* Modiwlau Blwyddyn 3 •Traethawd Hir/Adroddiad Ymchwil •Strategaeth Busnes* •Cyflogadwyedd ac Ymarfer Proffesiynol*

  • Mae’r modiwl hwn ar gael yn Gymraeg os yw digon o siaradwyr Cymraeg yn dewis ei astudio – This module is available dependent on student demand.

Professional bodies

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

  • Personnel and Development, Chartered Institute of

How to apply

Application codes

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 5 GCSEs including Mathematics/Numeracy and English at Grade C or Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent, but consideration is given to individual circumstances.

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £12600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the University’s library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the University website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. Students from Wales and the EU may be eligible for a means-tested Welsh Government Learning Grant. Please visit the University website for full details.
Human Resource Management (Sandwich) at University of South Wales - UCAS