Programme Code MAHRMD
Programme Duration 1
Programme Level 9
EQF Level 7
EHEA Level Second Cycle
Programme Credits 90
Semester Duration 0 Week(s)
Language of Instruction English
Field of Study 0413 - Management and administration
CAO Code; QQI Progamme Code etc

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner will be able to :

• An integrated theoretical and practical perspective on human resource management, employment relations, managing for results, leading the organisation and learning & development • Construct and interpret business strategy, the legal environment and strategic management. • Assess the entire HR management process and the skills required in applying human resource management concepts to this process. • Develop skills necessary to undertake a substantial piece of empirical research
• Build a thorough knowledge of principles across core areas of the Human Resource management function, from learning & development to employee relations and people resourcing. • Identify the complexities of the HR function and be able to apply best practice in developing human resources, in managing people, in contributing to strategy and in influencing best practice to increase the effectiveness of the organisation.
• Recognise, identify and anticipate current and future trends in Human Resource management, the Industry and Sectors. • Contribute to effective problem solving for the benefit of the organisation using research tools and techniques to inform decision making • Demonstrate a range of research skills and techniques required to undertake and compile a substantial piece of empirical research
• Master best practice skills and techniques to analyse complex situations and develop solutions • Formulate and be able to apply fundamental HR concepts in managing resources effectively. • Develop the human resources of the organisation in order to increase effectiveness and knowledge • Manage a climate of innovation and creativity through strategic development of the human resources of the organisation
• Prepare, present and communicate case study analyses and research findings. • Formulate, analyse and interpret the business context and strategic challenges facing the human resource profession today. • Apply performance presentation standards and measurement techniques from an organisational perspective. • Analyse, present, discuss and evaluate information related to decision making, planning and control of the business. • Formulate research questions arising out of human resource management and business processes. • Anticipate the developments and changes facing the human resource management profession and be able to evaluate and choose from a range of strategies to maximise the value creation potential of the area. • Exploit human resource perspectives in making business decisions.
• Manage diverse group settings using principles of teamwork. • Lead interdisciplinary teams through an appreciation of the interlinking dimensions of business that impact on human resource management.
• Apply the professional and ethical standards of behaviour required of an individual at a senior level within the HR profession. • Analyse and evaluate one’s own performance through assessments and class based activity. • Develop sources of lifelong learning and development opportunities for HR professionals including formal and informal learning activities
• Influence and apply ethical practises in the day to day business environment. • Apply and manage a Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct in practical situations.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H9ELAW Employment Law
H9HRMBC HRM in a Strategic Business Context
H9HRMBC HRM in a Strategic Business Context
H9PLRES People Resourcing
H9RSMTH Research Methods
H9TADEV Talent Development

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H9DISS Dissertation
H9EMPRE Employee Relations
H9EMPRE Employee Relations
H9INTHR International HRM
H9MECON Mediation and Conflict Management