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CW908 HRM
Human Resource Management

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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Human Resource Management (HRM) is the function within an organisation that focuses on recruitment of, management of, and providing direction for the people who work in the organisation. The HRM function deals with issues related 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 will study specialist HR subjects in more detail including: strategic HRM; organisational behaviour; employment law; applied HRM and industrial relations. Additional specialist subjects can be chosen from the elective list depending on student’s area of interest.

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CW908 HRM - Human Resource Management
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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A business degree in HRM is internationally recognised and offers a passport for graduates to work anywhere in the world. Careers in HR are varied and include: HR management; HR recruitment specialist; general management; customer service; HR functional manager and many more. Graduates may find employment in the private or public sector across all industries including: banking; education; retail and manufacturing.



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