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Human Resource Management (BA)

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This programme is subject to revalidation.

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.

PATHWAY OPTIONS AND HOW TO APPLY

Human Resource Management (BA): study in Swansea
UCAS Code: HRM1
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Human Resource Management (BA): distance learning
UCAS Code: HRM1
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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. 


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Tuition Fees 2022/23:
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

Course Overview

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. 

Module Topics

Year One – Level 4 (BA)

  • Contemporary Challenges: Making a Difference (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module)
  • Entrepreneurial Innovation (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Finance for Business (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module)
  • Marketing Fundamentals (20 credits; compulsory)
  • People and Organisations (20 credits; compulsory).

Year Two – Level 5 (BA)

  • Changemakers: Building your Personal Brand for Sustainable Employment (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module)
  • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module)
  • Contract Law (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Digital Intelligence and Analytics (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Financial Performance Management (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Talent Management and Resourcing (20 credits; compulsory).

Year Three – Level 6 (BA)

  • Global Ethics (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Leading and Developing People (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Managing Employee Relations (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Strategic Management and Sustainability (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory)

Forty credits at Level 5 and 6 are available in Welsh. 

Assessment

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. 

Related Links

Swansea Business Campus

Key Information

Entry Criteria
  • BA – 88 UCAS Points
Bursary / Scholarship Information

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.

Accommodation

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