University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Human Resource Management

The course provides students with the essential knowledge, understanding and skills required to be effective human resources practitioners. Through critical analysis and investigation. Students develop an understanding of the business and international context within which human resources operates, as well as the role of human resources in driving organisational performance. This course also provides students with eligibility for membership into the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Entry requirements

The course welcomes applications from potential students with no formal qualifications furthering the widening participation strategy of the University and increasing the diversity of the course in line with the University's Education Strategy. The course also welcomes applicants from all sectors and job roles ranging from HR assistants through to senior HR managers and a variety of junior, middle and senior management roles. Applicants will be interviewed by the course co-ordinator (where applicable) to determine suitability for the course. Applicants will be required to be working within an HR role or as a line manager or supervisor (with responsibility for managing other workers).

Course modules

HRM in a strategic business context; leading, managing and developing people; learning and talent development; management research report; managing employment relations; performance and reward management; reflective practice in business leadership; resourcing and talent management.

Assessment methods

A combination of reports, essays, examinations, and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,000 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,000 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,400 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,000 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Luton Campus Luton LU1 3JU South East

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