University of Southampton
Human Resource Management
This course aims to provide students with knowledge of contemporary human resource management (HRM) policies and practices within organisations, and how people management practices are changing. The programme provides a grounding in the parent disciplines of psychology, sociology and economics. The course focuses on operational and strategic issues, as well as current debates and challenges; there is an international focus, supporting the transfer of learning through contextualisation via case studies to a wide range of scenarios.
1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university, or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification; applications are assessed on individual merit; international students may require evidence of English language proficiency.
Core: strategic human resource development; employee relations; contemporary issues and debates in human resource management; key skills for HRM; report writing skills; essay writing skills; strategic human resource management; dissertation; quantitative and qualitative research. Optional: organisational development; employment law 1; comparative and international people management; European labour markets. On successful completion of the taught part of the programme; students work on a 3 month project which may be practical or academic in nature.
Essays, case studies, coursework, examinations, dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Highfield Campus||Southampton||SO17 1BJ||South East|
Business and Law
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