This course is ideal if you want to help organisations succeed through the effective management of people.
In today’s fast moving knowledge economy, people are the key to competitive success. Human resource management is about developing policies, processes and management approaches to identify and develop human potential, and harness it to meet organisational goals.
You learn a broad range of core business skills including marketing, finance and law, enabling you to work in various business roles and sectors. You also gain specialist knowledge of human resource management in areas such as employee learning and development, performance management and leadership, and employee relations.
In year three, you can take a valuable one year paid work placement, which increases your industry knowledge and skills and employability. We help you find a suitable placement, and support you while you are there.
We have strong relationships with regional and national employers and the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Developmenthttp://www.cipd.co.uk/default.cipd.
Recent placement employers include * Rolls-Royce * Hewlett Packard * Marks & Spencer * Department of Health * East of England Development Agency * National Savings and Investments * Metropolitan Police.
You may be able to spend part of your second year studying abroad in a country such as Australia, Canada or the USA.
If you do not complete a placement, you learn from other employment experiences in the work-based learning module.
The range of topics you study prepares you for a career in diverse industries and roles. Your specialist knowledge of human resource management will make you an attractive potential manager.