Would you like to gain the skills and knowledge to start a successful career in the world of human resources? Or are you already working within a human resource environment but looking to develop your management skills?
The BA (Hons) Business Management (Human Resources) provides an inspiring opportunity to enhance your employability and development as a human resource professional.
The overall aim of the new BA (Hons) Business Management (Human Resources) is to promote opportunities to develop individual management and business acumen.
The programme was developed in conjunction with local employers and previous students. The programme will add value by assisting in developing individuals’ enhanced self-awareness and self-knowledge which will allow them to acquire an integrated and strategic view of management within organisations.
It explores aspects of business, including: the factors that drive firms to develop and grow, the tools they use to market their offerings, the challenges of managing people, impact of digital technologies, the challenges of leading organisations and the promotion of the firm ethical standards that research has shown to be the foundation of enduring success in modern business.
This Human resource management pathway will enable learners to evaluate appropriate human resource systems for support of the management of an organisation.
Learners will analyse staff performance, the changing role of the HR professional whilst evaluating policies such as training and development, reward system and performance appraisal
You will study in our recently redeveloped £18 million Parson’s Building where you’ll have access to our higher education resource centre which includes 60 personnel computers which are equipped with specialist software such as SPSS. There is also an area for you to relax with vending machines etc. at your disposal.
You will be assessd via a range of methods including practical activities, role plays, presentations, timed tests, written reports and a work based learning project.
You’ll also benefit from course tutors that have extensive industry knowledge and regularly engage in a variety of research and scholarly activity to help inform course content.
Student as producer redefines teaching in higher education through valuing and celebrating the outputs which students create during their time at Newcastle College. Being part of Student as Producer gives you the opportunity to undertake research or research-like activities within your human resources discipline and across the college.
As a student you’ll benefit from industry insight within the discipline of human resources through our guest speakers. Previous speakers have included Bad Apples (Northeast), Youth Focus, Department of working pensions etc.
You will also have the opportunity to go on site visits to organisations such as Ikea and New Bridge project and receive additional training including how to start a business and employability skills etc. to enhance your personal and professional development.
Many of our graduates are now working within the human resources sector such as HR assistants, payroll supervisors and recruitment advisors and for organisations such as Santander, Marks and Spencer, Smiths, John Lewis and many other local NE enterprises.
This course runs on the following dates:
Start Date: 17/09/2018 at 09:00
Duration: 12 Months
Venue: Rye Hill Campus