Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Human Resource Management CW908 HRM
- NFQ Level 8
- CW908 HRM
- 15 approx
- 4 Years
- Further Studies
- Career Prospects
- Entry Requirements
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.
In the Human Resource Management (HRM) option at Year 3, students study specialist HR subjects in more detail including: Contemporary HRM; Organisational Behaviour and Employment Law. In Year 4, students study Applied HRM, Industrial Relations and Strategic 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.
- 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).
- Exit Awards: Higher Certificate in Business (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2 and Bachelor of Business (NFQ Level 7) after Year 3.
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?-
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?
2H5 & 4O6/H7
- English or Irish O6/H7
- Mathematics O6/H7
IT for Business
Business Financial Accounting 1
Quantitative Techniques 1
Communications and Academic Writing
Business Financial Accounting 2
Quantitative Techniques 2
Business Psychology 1
Introduction to Marketing
Business Applications 3
Human Resource Management 1
Intermediate Financial Accounting 1
Business Psychology 2
Business Management Accounting
Supply Chain Management
Macroeconomy of Ireland
Contemporary Marketing Practice
Business Applications 3
Human Resource Management 2
Intermediate Financial Accounting 2
Contemporary Issues In HRM
People Management Functions
Employment Law for HRM
Organisational Behaviour 1
Marketing for Services
Purchasing and Supplier Management
Operations Management for Business
Business Information Systems 1
Group Elective 1
Business Internship Project
The Global Economy 2
Business Information Systems 3
Enterprise Development II
Global Supply Chain Management
New Product Innovation
Strategic Service and CX Excellence
Strategic Human Resource Management
Organisational Behaviour 2
Industrial Relations 1
Applied Human Resource Management 1
Dissertation and Research Methods (part 1)
For Further Information ContactProgramme Director
Dr John Trehy
Dip CIMA, BComm, MScComm, PhD