Glyndwr University, Wrexham

Human Resource Management (with Foundation Year) Glyndwr University, Wrexham Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Glyndŵr University (Prifysgol Glyndŵr)

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If you are looking for a career with opportunities to influence innumerable aspects of an organisation and to play a part in influencing strategic business decisions, then this programme is for you.

‘People are our most valuable asset’ is an often quoted tenet among business leaders. Within the BA HRM programme you will learn both general business theory and specific HR theory. In addition, you will be learning and practicing some of the core HR/Business skills that are transferrable across the wider business sector. We aim to create a sound foundation on which to build your career in Business, with specialist knowledge and skills in HR to make the most of that ‘valuable asset’.

In the North Wales Business School, all students benefit from the university’s links to businesses, with over 1,500 industrial global partners including giants of the finance world - KPMG, Grant Thornton, Santander and DTCC. These connections provide our students with work placement opportunities as well as networking and development sessions. In addition, graduates from this programme may progress to our CIPD accredited Master Programme in HRM.

As our degrees are accredited by the CMI, all our graduating students will also receive a level 5 Diploma/Certificate in Leadership & Management from the CMI worth over £1,300 at no additional expense.

Course details

Modules

As part of the degree we will provide all of our students with direct, practical experience. It will certainly involve real life event management experience during your studies. However, it could also include the opportunity to take a work placement that will significantly enhance your CV and employment prospects.

YEAR 1 (Foundation Year)

MODULES
Fundamentals of Finance
Fundamentals of HRM
Introduction to Business
Introduction to Marketing
The Skills You Need
Contextual Studies

YEAR 2 (LEVEL 4)

MODULES
Business Environment
Business Communication Skills for Marketing
Economics
Marketing Essentials
Data Analytics and Understanding ‘Big Data’
Creating Events

YEAR 3 (LEVEL 5)

CORE MODULES
HRM for Business
Engaging and Leading People
Business Law
Contemporary HRM

OPTIONAL MODULES
Work placement 2
Work-based project

YEAR 4 (LEVEL 6)

MODULES
Strategic Thinking
Employment Law
International Human Resource Management
Audit and Assurance
Dissertation

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment method

Students are assessed in a variety of ways over the course of their undergraduate studies. The balance between the different forms of assessment is determined by the different aims and learning outcomes of the core and option modules. Assessment methods include academic essays, presentations, reports, simulation exercises and examinations.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential.

We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available.

Teaching methods include workshop-based core skills modules, lectures by practitioners, student-led seminars and guided research.

Independent learning is an important aspect of all modules, as it enables students to develop both their subject specific and key skills. Independent learning is promoted through the feedback given to students, which takes several forms including small group and one-to-one discussions


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code HRMF
Institution code G53
Campus name Wrexham
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

This course is not currently available to those requiring a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points Our general entry requirement for the foundation year is 48 UCAS tariff points but all applications are considered individually and we consider work experience, vocational training/qualifications as well as motivation and potential to succeed.

The programme welcomes applications from anyone who can demonstrate a commitment to the subject and the potential to complete their chosen programme successfully. This can be established by showing appropriate academic achievements or by demonstrating that they possess the knowledge and ability equivalent to the academic qualifications.
A level EEE
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Access to HE Diploma 48 UCAS Tariff points
Scottish Higher 48 UCAS Tariff points
AS Accepted alongside A-Levels as part of overall 48 UCAS Tariff requirement.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal 48 UCAS Tariff points
Extended Project Accepted as part of overall 48 UCAS Tariff requirement.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 48 UCAS Tariff points from International Baccalaureate Certificates
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 48 UCAS Tariff points
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Accepted alongside Irish Leaving Certificate Higher Level as part of overall 48 UCAS Tariff requirement.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MP
Scottish Advanced Higher 48 UCAS Tariff points
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Accepted as part of overall 48 UCAS Tariff point requirement.

Wrexham Glyndwr University takes into account a variety of qualifications and experience when considering applications to our programmes. If you are unsure if the qualifications you currently hold will be accepted for entry, or if you're not sure you'll achieve the required UCAS Tariff points, please contact us at enquiries@glyndwr.ac.uk for further advice and guidance.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 * Year 1
EU £9,000 * Year 1
England £9,000 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 * Year 1
Scotland £9,000 * Year 1
Wales £9,000 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Glyndwr University, Wrexham
Plas Coch
Mold Road
Wrexham
LL11 2AW


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