Next start date: September 2015
Degree type: BA (Hons)
UCAS Code: N600 BA/HRM
Duration: 2 years (full-time)
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?
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
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.
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.
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.
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?
Admissions Officer: Tina Robertson
Tel: +44 (0) 1382 308247
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