Programme Code BAHHRD
Programme Duration 3
Programme Level 8
EQF Level 6
EHEA Level First Cycle
Programme Credits 180
Semester Duration 0 Week(s)
Language of Instruction English
CAO Code; QQI Progamme Code etc
Programme Extra Information Special Regulations: 1. Normally, learners may undertake the Capstone Preparation Module and the Capstone Project only if an average mark of 60% or more has been obtained overall in Stage Two. Where this is not the case learners with an average mark between 60% and 55% may apply to the Vice Dean for Undergraduate Studies (or another nominated staff member by the Dean) for admission to these modules where the project envisaged can be shown to be related to modules studied where the average mark is above 60%. 2. Whereas the Capstone Preparation module may be passed by compensation this shall not apply to the Capstone Project itself where a minimum mark of 40% is required.

Programme Outcomes

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

Learners will have an in-depth knowledge of Human Resource Management (HRM), its theory, practice, and development within organisations, and the practical relationship with the external economic, social, legal, and political environment.
They will understand the implications of different business contexts and the interests of varied stakeholders on the evolution of the role HRM.
Learners will have a broad theoretical and practical perspective on how the HR function contributes to a range of business areas, and how these respond to the economic interests and ideas that influence them.
Learners will be able to understand and critically assess the legal and regulatory framework that impacts on organisations from a HR perspective.
Learners will be equipped with skills and tools in Human Resource Management that are used by practicing professionals in their spheres of knowledge. Learners will have the ability to propose, defend and modify recommendations using accepted business tools and appropriate technical language, taking into account current best practice and legal compliance
Learners will have generic and specific business skills that will enable them to have an impact on the strategic management of HR issues and specialisms within a variety of organisational contexts
Learners will be able to research, analyse and interpret data to facilitate decision-making at a range of levels in organizations.
Learners will be able to analyse a range of management options in relation to economic and labour market conditions, taking into account the varied stakeholder interests and the organisations wider social responsibilities.
Learners will demonstrate the skills needed to work effectively as part of an HR team, or as part of another multi-disciplinary team in the workplace, showing an awareness of their own and others’ behaviour, and show the ability to communicate effectively and take a leadership role where appropriate.
Learners will have acquired the knowledge and skills to operate in a variety of settings, to show adaptability to change, to maintain and update their own competencies and professional development as required, and contribute to the development of others as appropriate.
Learners will demonstrate a critical awareness of different perspectives on the management of the employment relationship. Learners will be able to evaluate complex relationships at work, and critically asses the range of choices available to employees, managers, and other stakeholders, and to adapt their own practice to the changing demands of organisations.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H6ECIW Economics in the World
H6FACC1 Financial Accounting 1
H6FIL Fundamentals of Irish Law
H6HRMI Human Resource Management
H6MYL Managing Your Learning

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H6IOB Individual Organisational Behaviour
H6MDI Marketing in the Digital Age
H6QTM Quantitative Methods

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H7ELWC Employment Law - Contracts
H7ENT Entrepreneurship
H7LCO Learning and Change in Organisations
H7SOB Social and Organisational Behaviour

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H7BECON Business Economics
H7ELWOEB Employment Law - Operation of Relationship, Equality and Breakdown
H7IR Introduction to Industrial Relations
H7PRM Performance and Reward Management
Module Code Title
H7CMS Career Management Skills
H7DTB Digital Technology for Business
HSAF Health and Safety
H7NPD New Product Development
H9SERMM Services Marketing Management

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H8ESP Economic and Social Policy
H8ORGDEV Organisational Development
H8SHRM Strategic HRM
Module Code Title
H8BSTAT Business Statistics and Analytics
H8CPP Capstone Project Preparation
H8EMTP Event Management Planning
H8PRS Public Relations and Social Media

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Core Subject
Module Code Title
H8CIHRM Contemporary Issues in HRM
H8CNTIR Contemporary Issues in IR
Module Code Title
H8CPR Capstone Project
H8CIRM Contemporary Issues in Reward Management
H8CIRM Contemporary Issues in Reward Management
H8ESR Ethics and Social Responsibility
H8IHR International Human Resource Management
H8PM Project Management
H8SLM Sales Management
H8SLM Sales Management
H8SMGT Strategic Management