University of South Wales

Human Resource Management (Sandwich) University of South Wales Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

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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.

Course details

Modules

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 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!

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 - 104 points The tariff entry criteria detailed is the qualification range within which the University will normally make offers. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but we take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations of qualifications are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be acceptable.
A level CDD - BCC The A Level entry criteria detailed is the qualification range within which the University will normally make offers. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but we take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP - DMM The BTEC entry criteria detailed is the qualification range within which the University will normally make offers. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but we take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
Pass the Access to HE Diploma and obtain a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) D - A* We accept the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma in lieu of a third subject. The grade range for the Skills Challenge Certificate is the range within which the University will normally make offers. The grade will reflect what you would have been asked for from a third A Level. Please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk if you have any questions.

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.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,000 Year 1
International £12,600 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 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.

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