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The University of Wolverhampton

BA (Hons)Human Resource Management with Sandwich Placement

Why choose this course?

The BA (Hons) in Human Resource Management course provides a contemporary business education that offers a solid foundation for success in personnel, human resource management or a general business career. The vocational aspects of the course are underpinned by a study of current and future developments in industry and commerce. The course aims to prepare students for a professional career by developing knowledge and understanding of business disciplines, but particularly encouraging the critical investigation of people management related topics and also developing independent personal development skills.

The course is designed for students who want to embark on an in-depth study of Human Resource Management to develop analytical and evaluation skills that can be applied to international real-world situations. The course recognises that people management is a key force for successful economic growth and thus emphasises the development of knowledge and understanding of a range of management and business practices, and the ability to apply them effectively in an innovative manner.

What happens on the course?

Indicative Course Structure (Info correct August 2017).

Semester 1 Starters:

Semester 1 level 4

Semester 2 level 4

Core or option

Module code

Module title

Credits

Core or option

Module code

Module title

Credits

Core

4BU006

Learning for Business Success

20

Core

4HR017

Diversity Management in a Global Context

20

Core

4HR002

Introduction to People at Work

20

Core

4AC012

Finance and Accounting for Managers

20

Core

4MK002

Marketing Principles

20

Core

4HR003

People, Work and Society

20

Semester 1 level 5

Semester 2 level 5

Core or option

Module code

Module title

Credits

Core or option

Module code

Module title

Credits

Core

5HR002

Leading and Managing in Organisations

20

Core

5HR005

People Development in Organisations

20

Core

5HR004

Managing the Employment Cycle

20

Core

5HR006

International Human Resources- Key issues.

20

Core

5BE001

Entrepreneurial Creativity and Innovation

20

Core

5HR008

Developing Skills for HR Professionals

20

Option

5BU005

Supervised Work Experience

40

Semester 1 level 6

Semester 2 level 6

Core or option

Module code

Module title

Credits

Core or option

Module code

Module title

Credits

Core

6HR005

Social Responsibility

20

Core

6BU013

Independent Project

20

Core

6HR003

Strategies for People Management

20

Core

6HR002

Psychology and Organisational Behaviour

20

Core

6BU010

Designing organisations for the future

20

Core

6HR007

Principles of Employment Law & the Practice of Employment Relations

20

Why Wolverhampton?

Enhancing your employment and career prospects

Studying with the Business School gives you a head start in your career through offering:

Internships -You can choose to gain valuable work experience through taking an internship (sandwich placement) as part of your programme of study. Full support in preparing and securing internships is provided through our dedicated support team.

Study abroad - You can choose to undertake one semester or a full year study abroad at one of our EU partners, as part of your programme of study.

Working with real managers - We find many opportunities for you to work with practising managers, from company projects, guest lectures and site visits through to short internships or full year long sandwich placements.

Developing real business skills - Studying at Wolverhampton will allow you to develop the skills businesses demand including IT, project management, team working and leadership.

Careers support and guidance - You will be able to gain an Employability Award. Having developed your CV and enhanced your interview skills you will be able to undertake a short internship to prepare yourself to gain employment on graduation.

Volunteering - You can gain valuable employability skills through volunteering. Opportunities exist for you to work with voluntary organisations.

Starting your own business - Not only will you develop the business acumen necessary to start and manage your own business but on-going support is available both during your studies and on graduation to help you make a success of your business start-up.

Management mentors - You will have the opportunity to be mentored by a senior manager from the region through our Institute of Directors mentoring scheme or alumni.

A supportive professional study environment

Your learning experience at the Business School will be enhanced by:

Tutors who know about business - The tutors on this programme will have had experience as practicing managers, have worked with business in an advisory capacity or will be researching business and management in order that what you learn is current, leading edge thinking which has real relevance to the world of business.

A friendly and supportive environment - We are known for the support we provide to our students. Whether pastoral or study advice your personal tutor and course leader are there to give you the support you need, when you need it.

Blended learning - The School has developed a blended learning approach where lecture and tutorial activities are supported by online learning to become a seamless learning experience both in and outside of the classroom.

Flexibility - The programme offered gives you flexibility over your study options as you progress and develop, whether this is choosing to study abroad or take an internship or being able to move between the courses we offer.

Professional body informed programmes - The school has strong professional body links and these are used to inform the curriculum to ensure they reflect the latest professional thinking and standards and to maximise the exemptions and accreditation you will gain alongside studying your programme.

Internationalisation - Our international student and staff body and a curriculum underpinned by internationalisation will enable you to learn how to operate in a global business environment.

Career path

Students who successfully complete the course are expected to enhance their job prospects and strengthen their employment opportunities. The course is designed to prepare students for career opportunities in a variety of people management related areas including training and people development, resourcing organisations, reward practice and personnel strategy.

The course will provide the underpinning for postgraduate study in human resourcing leading to full membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Students can choose to follow programmes leading to the award of an MA Human Resource Management or an MA Human Resource Development and Organisational Change.

What skills will you gain?

At the end of this course you, the student, will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a systematic understanding of key aspects of your field of study, including acquisition of coherent and detailed knowledge, at least some of which is at, or informed by, the forefront of defined aspects of a discipline with an appreciation of the uncertainty, ambiguity and limits of knowledge
  2. Demonstrate an ability to deploy accurately established techniques of analysis and enquiry within a discipline and apply the methods and techniques that they have learned to review, consolidate, extend and apply your knowledge and understanding, and to initiate and carry out projects.
  3. Demonstrate conceptual understanding that enables the student: to devise and sustain arguments, and/or to solve problems, using ideas and techniques, some of which are at the forefront of a discipline & to describe and comment upon particular aspects of current research, or equivalent advanced scholarship, in the discipline.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to manage your own learning, and to make use of scholarly reviews and primary sources (for example, refereed research articles and/or original materials appropriate to the discipline) and communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences
  5. Critically evaluate arguments, assumptions, abstract concepts and data (that may be incomplete), to make judgements, and to frame appropriate questions to achieve a solution - or identify a range of solutions - to a problem.
  6. Propose, undertake and present an independent study project that analyses a key issue in the area of business and human resource management.

Who accredits this course?

The modules contained in the course will equate to the Intermediate Level 5 CIPD standards leading to Associate Membership.

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Entry requirements

2018 Entry

  • 'A' Levels at grades BBC - CCC
  • BTEC QCF Extended Diploma grade MMM, BTEC QCF Diploma grade DD
  • Access to HE Diploma full award (Pass of 60 credits - of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at level 3 including 18 at Merit or Distinction).
  • AAT Level 3 Accounting
  • If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.
  • Successful completion of the foundation year of our BA (Hons) Business Management with Foundation Year guarantees entry on to this course
  • International entry requirements and application guidance can be found here
  • Successful completion of the International Foundation Year in Social Sciences guarantees entry on to this course

Other Requirements

Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please seehttp://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.

Those who do not meet the entry requirements may be offered an alternative course.

Course fees and finance

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2015/6 fees for this course have not yet been agreed. Please contact for further information.

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2017/8. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact

These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

Contact us

Telephone

01902 32 22 22

Email

enquiries@wlv.ac.uk

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