University of Greenwich

Human Resource Management (Extended) University of Greenwich Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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If you're interested in helping people develop in a business environment, study our human resource management degree with an added foundation year.

Through our extended degree in human resource management, you will learn how to develop people and their skills - important for any business. You'll study modules in people management, employee relations, reward and motivation, as well as cross-cultural and diversity management and employment law.

A foundation year at the start of your studies will give you the skills required to flourish at degree level. Study in subsequent years will follow the curriculum of our three-year course.

You can apply to join the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development as a student member, which will give you access to online resources. Careers open to graduates from this course include training and development, personnel or human resource management, and employee relations.

Course details


Year 0

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.
•Introduction to Management (15 credits)
•Understanding International Business 1 (15 credits)
•Understanding International Business 2 (15 credits)
•Extended Project (30 credits)
•Software Tools for Academic Practice (15 credits)
•Leadership and Enterprise (15 credits)
•Introduction to Ethics and Society (15 credits)

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.
•Professional Practice 1 (15 credits)
•Managing Organisations and Individuals (30 credits)
•Human Resources Metrics (15 credits)
•International Business Functions (15 credits)
•International Business Environment (15 credits)
•Introduction to Human Resource Management (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.
•Professional Practice 2: Communications and Research (15 credits)
•Cross Cultural Management and Diversity Management (30 credits)
•Human Resource Analytics (15 credits)
•Teams in Organisations (15 credits)
•Employee Relations and Reward (30 credits)
•Employment Law (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.
•Dissertation (30 credits)
•Career & Professional Practice (15 credits)
•Talent Management and Development (30 credits)
•Strategic & Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

Assessment method

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
Coursework- 74%
Exams- 18%
Practical- 8%

How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English and Mathematics (Grade 4 / C)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,000 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

Fees are set for 19/20 intake and may be subject to change for 20/21.

Provider information

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University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
Park Row
SE10 9LS

Course contact details

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