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Human Resource Management

Next start date: September 

Degree type: BA (Hons)
UCAS Code: N600 BA/HRM
Duration: 2 years (full-time)


 

Intro

How to Apply
Please note that entry to this course is available to Year 3 in September 2014 with the appropriate qualifications.   

Why choose this course?

  • Detailed knowledge of the challenges and roles of management (of which there are many!);
  • A comprehensive understanding of key factors in the contemporary management context;
  • Focused development of core management skills and approaches;
  • Opportunities to develop substantial knowledge of the functions, sectors and challenges of management in particular contexts.

Effective managers are essential to an organisation’s success. They must be able to interpret the environment, recognise opportunities and manage risks, and develop resources and capabilities to achieve ambitious goals.
An effective human resource manager must also understand how to successfully manage and develop people within the organisation to help them perform at maximum capability.

Our Human Resource Management course is designed to prepare students for this challenging and exciting role and enable you to develop substantial knowledge of the challenges and approaches to human resource management appropriate to organisational performance and development in a contemporary environment.

What you study

What you study
In year 3 you will study topics such as strategy and management, human resource management, recruitment, selection and talent management which support your chosen degree as well as select options that particularly interest you. You will also have the opportunity to undertake a  placement within an HR setting during the 2nd semester.

In year 4 you will study topics essential for your specialist degree.  You will also develop your own human resource management research project – an excellent way to develop in depth knowledge of your specialist degree area – and a genuine addition to your CV.
Throughout your studies you will work with Dundee Business School academics who bring their expertise in business and industry straight into the class room.

How you learn
Dundee Business School tutors are committed to providing you with an engaging and challenging experience. You will develop your graduate skills and in depth understanding of contemporary management issues through business simulations, team work, projects, and problem solving scenarios. Lectures, tutorials and seminars will present you with the challenges of today’s business world – and with the knowledge required to understand and direct these.

How you are assessed
A wide range of assessment methods, designed to practise the skills you need in business are used throughout all years of the programme.  These include class tests and examinations, presentations, group work, problem solving exercises and case studies. If you undertake a project in the Honours year of the course, this will give you a further opportunity to develop your critical, analytical and research skills.

Entry routes

Minimum Entrance Requirements

Year 3 entry - Relevant Higher National Diploma (graded unit: B in relevant subject or graded unit: C in  Business).

English and Maths: All applicants must have passes in English and Maths in any of the following: SQA Standard Grade 1-3, National 5 grade A-C, Intermediate 2 grade A-B, GCSE grade A-C.

Overseas/EU

All applicants are required to provide certified proof of competence in English Language and the University's minimum requirements are listed here

For further advice please use our Ask a Question section.

Course content

Year 3
Module Code
Module Title
Core/Option
Semester
Credits
 
MT0911A
Business And Management Research
Core
Semester 2
15
MT0939A
Managing Across Cultures
Core
Semester 1
15
MT0903A
Managing and Leading Change
Core
Semester 2
15
MT0935A
Recruitment, Selection and Talent Management
Core
Semester 2
15
MT0915A
Strategy And Management
Core
Semester 1
15
MT0928A
The Role of Human Resource Management
Core
Semester 1
15
MT0945A
Business And Management Placement
Option
Semester 2
15
MT0944A
Business And Management Project
Option
Semester 2
15
LA0907A
Employment Law
Option
Semester 1
15
MT0913A
Organisations and Transformation
Option
Semester 1
15
 


Year 4
Module Code
Module Title
Core/Option
Semester
Credits
 
MT1035A
Employee Relations
Core
Semester 1
15
MT1018A
Honours Dissertation
Core
Semester 1 through 2
30
MT1025A
Human Resource Development
Core
Semester 1
15
MT1009A
International Human Resource Management
Core
Semester 2
15
MT1023A
Managing Performance
Core
Semester 1
15
MT1029A
SME Management
Core
Semester 2
15
MT1017A
Strategic Human Resource Management
Core
Semester 2
15
 


Information on course structures and modules is drawn from 2014/5 data and may be subject to change without prior notification. Students who are registering with us will be provided with the up to date information on their course structure in order to allow them to register on the appropriate modules

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Career prospects
Our graduates will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in human resource management positions in the business and public sectors, in non-profit organisations and in a range of consultancy roles.

Want to know more?
Student Recruitment Office
T:  +44 (0) 1382 308080
F:  +44 (0) 1382 308081
E:  sro@abertay.ac.uk

 

Fees & Scholarships

Fee Category Tuition Fees
Scholarships & Bursaries
Scottish and other EU students

Current fees

Other forms of support
English, Welsh and Northern Irish
students

Current fees

Bursaries & Scholarships
Overseas (non EU) students

Current fees

Overseas Scholarships

Fees shown are payable annually, and may be subject to increase each year.


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