University of Ulster

B.Sc. Human Resource Management

University of Ulster
In Coleraine

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Coleraine (Northern Ireland)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Coleraine (Northern Ireland)

Organisations need to be strategically managed if they are to survive conditions of global competition and continual environmental change. It is increasingly recognised that the quality of an organisations human resources and the way they are managed are major factors in its ability to gain and sustain competitive advantage.

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Coleraine (County Londonderry)
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University Of Ulster, BT52 1SA


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What you'll learn on the course

IT Management
Resource Management
IT Development
IT Law
Quality Training

Course programme

Course Content

You will undertake seven compulsory modules in Year 1 and again in Year 2 of the programme. Year 3 comprises a professional placement in the area of HRM. In Year four you undertake four compulsory modules and two optional modules which may include a Dissertation. These options allow you to tailor your final year studies.

Structure & content

Years 1 and 2 are spent in the University. In Year 3 you undertake a year's work experience which leads to the Diploma in Professional Practice. You return to the University for Year 4, in order to complete your third year of academic study.
Years 1 and 2 each contain seven compulsory modules. In, Year 3 you will complete a business placement in the area of human resource management and in Year four you undertake FOUR compulsory modules and TWO optional modules. These options allow you to tailor your Final Year studies.
Year 1

  • Introduction to Management
  • Management skills
  • Introduction to Business & Economics
  • Introduction to HRM
  • Accounting for Non-accountants
  • Business Law (10pts)
  • Introduction to Employment Law (10 pts)
Year 2
  • Behavioural Sciences
  • Personal & Professional Development (10 pts)
  • Using Information in HRM (10 pts)
  • Managing People
  • Trends/Developments in HRM Managing Open Innovation Government Environment of Business
Year 3
Students will undertake a one year professional placement in a HRM related role. This professional placement year will allow students to utilise the skills they have learnt from the University of Ulster into the real professional workplace. The professional placement year gives students opportunities such as, to testing a career path before graduating, increasing their confidence in the workplace and also allows students to discover new opportunities they hadn’t previously considered in HRM.

Year 4

  • Management of Change (compulsory)
  • Human Resource Development (compulsory)
  • Advanced Professional Practice (Compuslory)
  • Employee Relations & Alternative Dispute Resolution (Compulsory)
  • Employment Law (optional)
  • Managing Equality & Diversity (optional)
  • Total Quality Management (optional)
  • Occupational Psychology (optional)
  • Dissertation (optional)

On successful completion of the degree, students will have gained the necessary knowledge and understanding to enable them to apply for Associate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development [pending approval]. CIPD is the professional body for human resource management.

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