Human Resource Management

Welcome to the Department of Human Resource Management. As one of the largest HRM departments in the country, we have internationally renowned experts in the field, and offer a range of full-time, part-time and distance learning programmes.

Our strengths include: 

  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Approved Centre status with accreditation for programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • National and internationally recognised research
  • High profile consultancy provider in public and private sector

Undergraduate study

The Department has a growing reputation for producing highly rated graduates with exceptional employability. The optional placement year either in the UK or overseas blends our leading-edge teaching with workplace experience giving our student the edge when entering the job market.

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate study

The Department of Human Resource Management has a leading research group – Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour that supports research within the department. The pioneering work carried out by the HRM academics has contributed to understanding how ‘micro-political’ behaviour in organisations can shape employment relations and the organisational practices of HR managers. You will benefit from the supportive and nurturing, team of HRM professionals who bring the subject to life and will develop your critical thinking and analytical skills.

Postgraduate courses


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