Managing people has always been one of the most challenging aspects of the manager's role. It is recognised as one of the most crucial business functions, as organisations seek to make more effective use of the creative energies and potential embodied in the people they employ.
The first year provides an introduction to employment issues and develops key business skills and an understanding of the broader business environment.
In the second year, you study issues such as the impact of HRM practices on firms' performance, managing change, business law, industrial relations, organisational culture, motivation and leadership.
In the final year, choose from a variety of options that address current issues and debates in HRM, and complete a dissertation.
UCAS course code:
Human Resource Management and:
Duration: Three years full time, four years with a placement
Institution code: D26
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If English is not your first language, we require an English language level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Teaching will be through lectures, tutorials and seminars, group work and self-directed study. Assessment will include coursework (such as presentations, essays and reports) and normally an exam or test.
You will normally attend around 15 hours of timetabled taught sessions (lectures, tutorials etc) each week, and are expected to undertake at least 15 further hours of independent study to complete project work, research etc as required.
One of only 11 Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Centres of Excellence in the UK
Gain international experience through #DMUglobal and the Erasmus scheme
Fantastic opportunities are available throughout Europe and further afield for up to one year to gain invaluable educational, work-related and cultural experiences through our #DMUglobal| and Erasmus| schemes.
A degree in HRM is an excellent starting point for a career in HR, training and development, industrial relations or other areas of management and professional administration. Benefit from our strong links with the CIPD. Give yourself a competitive edge in the graduate job market by completing the optional placement year.
UK/EU Fees: £9,000
International Fees: £10,750
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Our new £35 million building offers state-of-the-art teaching and computer lab facilities.
Applications for undergraduate courses from UK/EU applicants must go through UCAS, you can fill out an application form through their website ucas.ac.uk|. If you do not have regular access to the internet or find it difficult to fill out applications online you can request an alternative format from UCAS either through their website ucas.ac.uk or via the contact details below.
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"I have been training as a recruitment consultant since graduation which has put a lot of my educational knowledge into a work perspective. I now plan to complete my Master's degree at Leicester Business School and gain graduate membership of the CIPD."
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