Our Human Resource Management degree provides a practical and analytical understanding of business and management while allowing you to develop knowledge and understanding in the specialist area of human resources. The integration of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) modules will ensure students choosing this pathway have a clear understanding of the requirements of the professional body within this discipline.
Modules will include key business disciplines such as finance, human resource management and professional development but will also include discipline-specific modules, Leading and Developing People and Managing Employee Relations. Skills such as project management, entrepreneurship, creativity, coaching, mentoring, critical thinking and communication will be integrated in the modules.
The human resource modules incorporate the fundamentals of the discipline aligned with the CIPD professional qualifications. They will provide you with a clear understanding of the way in which an organisation can create value through its people.
You will increase your understanding of organisations, their management, the economy and the business environment and prepare for, and develop, a potential management career through the acquisition of a range of specific business knowledge and skills, together with improved self-awareness and personal development.
PATHWAY OPTIONS AND HOW TO APPLY
Human Resource Management (BA): study in Swansea UCAS Code: HRM1 Apply via UCAS
Human Resource Management (BA): distance learning UCAS Code: HRM1 Apply via UCAS
If you wish to begin your studies in January, please us the Apply Direct – Full Time button at the top of this page to apply through the University.
If you wish to study part time, please use the Apply Direct – Part Time button at the top of this page to apply through the University.
Tuition Fees 2023/24:
Home (Full-time): £9,000 per year
Overseas (Full-time): £13,500 per year
Why choose this course?
The involvement of industry experienced and research-informed staff in teaching.
Modules aligned with the requirements of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Employability skills embedded across all modules.
Distance and on-campus study options.
Opportunity to study some modules through the medium of Welsh.
What you will learn
Our BA (Hons) Human Resource Management degree provides a practical and analytical understanding of business and management while allowing you to develop knowledge and understanding in the specialist area of human resources. The integration of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) modules will ensure students choosing this pathway have a clear understanding of the requirements of the professional body within this discipline.
Year One – Level 4 (BA)
The Changing Business Environment (20 credits; compulsory)
Strategic Management and Sustainability (20 credits; compulsory)
40 credits per level are available in Welsh.
Assessment methods vary from module to module but you can expect a range of assessments including, coursework, practical work and exams. Assessments combine academic rigor with authentic “real-world” tasks that demonstrate a students ability to meaningfully apply their knowledge and skills.
Graduate Attributes Framework
This Framework aims to develop your professional skills and competence alongside your academic subject knowledge. You’ll study up to 40 credits per level throughout your programme from the Graduate Attributes Framework.
The Graduate Attribute modules are designed to enable you to develop, and evidence, a range of career-focused skills related to your subject area. These skills include digital competency, research and project management, as well as such personal competencies as communication, creativity, self-reflection, resilience and problem-solving.
You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit our Scholarships and Bursaries section.