Bachelor of Business (Honours) Human Resource Management (HRM) CW908

  • NFQ Level 8
  • CW908
  • 90
  • 280
  • 4 Years
  • Overview
  • Further Studies
  • Career Prospects
  • Entry Requirements
  • Subjects
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What is the Course about?

Human Resource Management (HRM) is the function within an organisation that focuses on managing people. The objective is having the right people in the right place at the right time. The HRM function deals with recruiting and selecting employees, appraising their performance, deciding what rewards are appropriate, providing suitable training and development opportunities, and providing mechanisms for reducing and avoiding conflicts. Managing people is challenging and the course assists with building a work environment where employees are more motivated.

Course Structure

In the Human Resource Management (HRM) option at Year 3, students study specialist HR subjects in more detail including: Strategic HRM; Organisational Behaviour and Employment Law. In Year 4, students study Applied HRM, Industrial Relations and Contemporary HRM.

Is this course for you?

If you like working with people, this course should be of interest to you. If you would like to know how to bring together and motivate a team of people who want to achieve something together, this course provides you with the skillset and knowledge on how to do this.

Special Features:

  • Work Placement is an integral part of the course in Year 3.
  • Maximum flexibility enabling students to choose a speciality after Year 2.
  • The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

What follow-on study opportunities are available?

Bachelor of Business graduates (CW917) can progress into Year 4 of the Bachelor of Business (Honours), (CW908).

Bachelor of Business (Honours) graduates (CW908) may apply to undertake a research or taught masters at Institute of Technology Carlow or other institutions.

What exemptions will I receive?

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Notes

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What will I be able to do when I finish the course?

A business degree in HRM is internationally recognised and offers a passport for graduates to work anywhere in the world. Careers in HRM are varied and include: generic HR management, specialist HR roles such as HR recruitment; training and learning coordinator; talent manager; HR leadership; organisational and change coordinator. Graduates may find employment in the private or public sector across all industries including: banking; education; retail and manufacturing.

What are the minimum entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate:

2H5 & 4O6/H7

Subjects required:

  • English or Irish O6/H7
  • Mathematics O6/H7

For Further Information Contact

Programme Director
Dr John Trehy
Dip CIMA, BComm, MScComm, PhD
E: john.trehy@itcarlow.ie