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Human Resource Management (Foundation Entry) BA (Hons)

Human Resource Management (Foundation Entry) BA (Hons)

Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise

UCAS Code

NN67

Level

Under- graduate

Campus

Preston

Contact UCLan

University of Central Lancashire
Preston, PR1 2HE, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

  • Duration:

    4 Years

  • Level:

    Undergraduate

  • Delivery:

    Campus, Full-time

  • UCAS Code:

    NN67; Short form:

  • Campus:

    Preston (Campus code: U)

  • Start Date:

    September

  • Award Type:

    BA (Hons)

Why study this course?

The course is accredited by the professional body of HR professionals, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). On successful completion of the course students will gain Associate Membership of the CIPD and provide the foundation for a career and academic development at postgraduate level. UCLan has been delivering professionally accredited programmes in HRM for many years.

Entry Requirements

Our typical offer is 72 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted

BTEC Extended Diploma: Merit, Merit, Pass
BTEC Diploma: Distinction, Merit
Pass Access Course: 72 UCAS Points
International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 72 UCAS points from Higher Level Subjects
IELTS: 6.0 with no score lower than 5.5
GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent

For changes to 2017 UCAS tariff entry requirements please see our important information. UCLan requires all undergraduate applicants to have a minimum attainment of five GCSEs at grade C and above, or equivalent, (including Maths and English). In 2017 and beyond we will view the new Grade 4 as being equivalent to a C grade and will therefore require students to achieve GCSE Grade 4 or above. However, if the subject is relevant to our degree programme and requires a higher GCSE grade (e.g. GCSE B grade), and/or includes a Professional body that governs the entry requirements, Grade 5 or above may be required.

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Course at a Glance

Year 1

  • Managing Business Information (Year long)
  • Skills for HE (Year long)
  • Business in Context (Semester 1)
  • Introduction to Enterprise Skills (Semester 1)

Continued

Choose two from:

  • Accounting and Economics (Semester 2)
  • Managing People and Organisations (Semester 2)
  • Marketing and Retail (Semester 2)

Year 2

  • Foundations in Human Resource Management and Development Practice
  • Introduction to Business Functions
  • The Business Environment
  • Business and Management Project Essentials

Year 3

  • People Management
  • Organisational Change at Work
  • Work Placement Preparation
  • Research Methods
  • Employment Law

Examples of options - one from:

  • Project and Operations Management
  • The Global Environment of Business
  • Marketing Principles for Business
  • Enterprise in Practice: Planning & Developing a Business Model
  • Enterprise in Practice – Entrepreneurship & the Small Business

 

Year 4

  • Workplace Learning
  • HRM in Context
  • Employee Relations
  • Performance and Reward Management

and one of the following:

  • Analysis of Management Issues; or
  • Management Report; or
  • HRM & Leadership Dissertation

Plus one option from :

  • Managing Consultancy Skills
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • HRM in a Global Context

Further Information

Greenbank Lecture Theatre

Handbook

For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Important Information.

Fees 2019/20

Full-time: The fee for the first year of the course will be £5,500 (UK/EU). Fees for years 2 to 4 will be £9,250* (UK/EU) per year

*Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated.

Further information:

For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

Scholarships and bursaries

Industry Links

We have a strong business network between local and national businesses which you will benefit from, for example, there may be an opportunity to attend guest speaker events. The companies we work with offer internships, placements, live projects and mentors to provide you with excellent practical experience. The School also offers a number of electives and options that provide students with an opportunity to gain an additional professional body qualification. Many of our academics are professionally qualified and have worked as HR professionals. 

Professional Accreditation

The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Successful completion of the course will gain Associate Membership level of the CIPD. 

Opportunities

We are renowned for developing graduates who are highly employable and have strong entrepreneurial skills. This course offers a 48-week work placement opportunity where you will have the chance to work in a real business and gain vital work experience that will assist you in gaining employment when you graduate. In addition, you will have further opportunities for real-world work experience through short internships, volunteering and much more. You may also have the opportunity to study abroad as we offer a unique travel bursary fund where you can apply for funding to part-pay for your international study experience.

The course provides a foundation for students who wish to progress a career in the Human Resource Management profession. It will also provide a solid understanding of managing people and the work and business context for students who are progressing to more general management positions.

Progression route onto either Masters in Human Resource Management/ Development (full-time programme) or Post graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management/ Development (Part-time). Both of these are CIPD accredited at UCLan and successful completion will enable the students to work towards Chartered Membership of the CIPD.