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

  • NFQ Level 8
  • CW908
  • 30
  • 270
  • 4 Years
  • Overview
  • Further Studies
  • Career Prospects
  • Entry Requirements
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What is the Course about?

Human Resource Management (HRM) is the function within an organisation that focuses on the recruitment and management of staff and their direction within an organisation. The HRM function deals with issues relating to people such as compensation, hiring, performance management, organisation development, safety, wellness, benefits, employee motivation, communication, administration, and training.

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.

Special Features:


What follow-on study opportunities are available?

Graduates may apply to undertake a Research or Taught Masters at Institute of Technology Carlow or other institutions. 

What exemptions will I receive?




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