Canterbury Christ Church University - BSc Human Resource Management

Canterbury Christ Church University

BSc Human Resource Management

People are at the heart of any business. Our course prepares you for a rewarding career in human resource management.

Our Human Resource Management course covers all the areas of people management in organisations, including employee recruitment, development and reward, as well as communications and performance management.

You'll develop a breadth of knowledge in a range of subjects that impact directly on all areas of business performance and competitiveness. You'll also gain an understanding of leadership and how the behaviours of individuals and teams contribute to the success of organisations.

Entry Requirements

A typical offer would be 88-112 UCAS Tariff points.

For more information on the IELTS (International English language Testing System) requirements for this course

Career Prospects

The skills and knowledge you gain on your degree will equip you to enter a range of professional and business roles, such as: learning and development, HR business partner, recruitment consultant, and HR outsourcing consultant.

You can also go on to study professional Human Resource Management qualifications with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) or pursue a postgraduate Master’s degree, both of which are study options available at Christ Church Business School.

Course Details

You'll be able to immerse yourself in many aspects of human resource management (HRM) using a combination of economic, political, psychological and sociological methods.This will give you a deeper understanding of contemporary business and people management issues and can help you decide which career path to follow when you graduate.

You’ll explore areas including:

  • managing people in organisations
  • employee development and employee relations
  • employee reward and resourcing
  • strategic human resource management

You'll be able to take a work-based learning module in Year 2 and will have the opportunity for a placement year between Years 2 and 3, where you'll gain valuable work experience.

Year 1

Introductory Accounting and Finance for Business
Academic Skills for Business & Management
Business Information and Analysis
Introduction to Marketing
Managing People in Organisations

Year 2

Employee Development and Employee Relations
Employment Law
Human Resources Management
Research Methods (PR)
Employability Skills
Accounting for Business
Business and Sustainability
Digital Business
Project Management (APM)
Managing not for Profit Organisations and Social Enterprises
Innovation and Enterprise Management
Operations Management
Retail Management
Management and Leadership (CMI)
Corporate and Business Law
Intercultural Experience

Year 3

Strategic Human Resource Management
Strategic Management
HRM Dissertation (PR)
Employee Reward and Resourcing
Business Ethics
Entrepreneurship in the Global Market Place
Knowledge Management
Organisational Change and Change Agents
New Venture Creation
Strategic Digital and Social Media Marketing
Intercultural Marketing Communication
Financial Management
Service Management
International Business
Retail Strategy
Individual Study (combined honours only)

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