De Montfort University

Human Resource Management De Montfort University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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This course equips you for a career as a manager, capable of reflecting critically on your own practice and that of an organisation. You will study issues including the impact of HRM practices on firms’ performance, managing change, business law, employment relations, organisational culture, motivation and leadership.

- Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Approved Centre
ensuring you learn the latest developments and practice relevant to the profession
- Gain a CIPD Intermediate Qualification and Associate membership of the CIPD (Assoc CIPD)
upon graduation, subject to module choice
- Benefit from the expertise of our lecturers, many of whom have worked in business
and bring real-world experience into the classroom
- Real-world experience and internationally renowned research in the classroom
Through lecturers who have worked in industry and produced renowned research in the areas of Work, Employment and Organisation
- Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal
Trips have included Copenhagen, New York, Berlin, San Diego and Toronto
- Placement opportunities with local, national and global companies
Including Kärcher UK, Marks & Spencer, UDG Healthcare and IBM.
- Our alumni are employed by leading brands in graduate roles
Including Telegraph Media Group, Jaguar Land Rover, PwC and Mondelez.

Course details


Year 1
Understanding Business
Employability, Professionalism and Academic Study Skills
Global Business Issues
Introduction to HRM
Introduction to Work and Organisations
Politics in Business

Year 2
HRM in the Workplace
Organisational Behaviour
Employment Relations
People Management
Resolving Individual Disputes within the Workplace
Plus option modules from the following indicative list:
Business Law
Organisational Management
Management and Strategy

Year 3
Critical HRM
Plus option modules from the following indicative list:
Managing Equality and Diversity
Globalisation and International HRM
HRM Dissertation
Business Ethics
Issues in International HRM
Reflective Business Practice*
Employment Law**

  • Only applicable to those students who have undertaken a placement year
    ** Choose this module if you wish to be accredited by the CIPD for the Intermediate Diploma in HRM

Assessment method

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, group work and self-directed study. Assessment is through coursework (presentations, essays and reports) and usually an exam or test, which is typically weighted as follows in your first year:

Exam: 28%
Coursework: 72%
These assessment weightings are indicative only. The exact weighting may vary depending on option modules chosen by students and teaching methods deployed by the academic member of staff each year. Indicative assessment weighting and assessment type per module are shown as part of the module information. Again these are based on the current academic session.

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!

Application codes

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

Course code N600
Institution code D26
Campus name Leicester Campus
Campus code Y

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:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points from at least two A Levels.

Plus five GCSEs at grades A*–C (9 - 4) including English Language and Maths.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit or equivalent.
English (Language or Literature) and Maths GCSE required as separate qualifications at grades A* - C (9 -4).
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 including a minimum of 5.5 in each component

or equivalent

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,750 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that fees for subsequent years of study for continuing students are subject to an annual review. Any increase in fee will be in line with RPI-X (linked to the retail price index) and the fee cap set by the Government.

Provider information

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