In such a competitive time for businesses, and as organisations continue to grow and develop, getting the best out of a workforce is integral to success. Those with an understanding of how people can shape and influence an organisation are in a great position to help businesses succeed.
This course will introduce you to the principles and practice of successful human resource management (HRM). Modules such as HRM in the Workplace will focus on analysing the application of HRM practices within contemporary organisations. Managing Equality and Diversity will explore and debate the concept of equality in the workplace against a backdrop of growing diversity within the labour force.
Study core modules, such as Global Business Issues, People Management, Critical HRM and Employment Relations, and choose from a range of optional modules, including, Organisational Management and Business Ethics, to tailor your learning to your interests.
Many of our academic and teaching-staff draw on years of industry-experience, bringing real-world techniques into the classroom.
- Our course is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), giving you the opportunity to pursue a degree pathway leading to Associate membership of the CIPD.
- Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in globally renowned organisations, including Telegraph Media Group, Jaguar Land Rover, PwC and Mondelez.
- Our DMU Works team will offer support to help you gain the skills and qualities that today’s employers are looking for through placement opportunities with local, national and global companies. Previous students have worked for Airbus, Ametek, IBM, Marks and Spencer, DHL and the NHS.
- Enjoy an international experience linked directly to your studies with our DMU Global programme. Past students have had the opportunity to broaden their understanding of HRM on visits to Berlin, San Diego and Toronto.
- Benefit from our strong industry links, as well as insight and learning support from guest lecturers, which keeps your studies relevant to current practice and developments. Guest speakers have included DMU’s Chief Operating Officer Ben Browne and Simon Allen, Senior Adviser at ACAS.