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Business and Human Resource Management BA (Hons)

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course is taught by our highly experienced staff, whose consultancy, training and research links with organisations are deep and wide ranging. Examples of these links and organisations worked with include the Department of Work and Pensions, Saint Gobain, Caterpillar, The AA and Jaguar Land Rover and Disney. This expertise and these links all help bring to life the realities, complexities and challenges of running a business organisation, which are explored through a range of real life case studies, role plays, innovative assignments and links with industry.Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) as providing the knowledge requirements for student membership, this course offers a modules dealing with contemporary issues such as work psychology, managing change and innovation and business leadership and ethics. Two modules, one mandatory in the first year and one optional in the final year, also make use of online international learning (OIL) projects, to help give you the opportunity to develop intercultural skills and gain global experience.You will have the chance to undertake work experience during your period of study and will be supported by staff in identifying suitable placement opportunities that in the past have included IBM, Rolls Royce, GE Healthcare, UTC Aerospace, Evobus, The Prince’s Trust and Severn Trent Water.To ensure your learning experience provides you with a sound and realistic understanding of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required by HRM professionals today, you’ll receive guest lectures and participate in industry-led seminars from current practitioners. Our research-active staff will also share the latest thinking, new developments and specific challenges of a changing work environment, influenced by increased globalisation. We have lecturers who focus on new ways of working, diversity management, multi-cultural teams, identity, HR professionalisation, the organisation of change and the changing nature of management, social network analysis, shared perceptions, organisational psychology and organisational behaviour.Coventry Business School is currently (2018) rated as ‘excellent’ by Eduniversal, an annual ranking of business schools. We are active members of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS), as well as being signatories to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) initiative.**Key Course Benefits**- Opportunity to attend a CIPD Mock Tribunal, local CIPD Branch events and a CIPD Student Conference.- Provides a progression path to study for an MBA in subsequent years following appropriate experience of work.- £350m investment in facilities, a single site campus with excellent learning facilities all in easy walking distance.- Industry-led seminars, which in the past has included Employment Law updates by leading employment lawyers Eversheds, Brethertons and Wright Hassall.- Regular guest lectures, which recently included one of the leading authors in the area of International HRM, who shared his expertise and inspired our students to become future global leaders.- Industry field trips to organisations within a range of sectors and industries and diversified HR functions, with past visits to Italy, Jaguar Land Rover, Ironbridge and Coventry City Council.- During your course, you will be supported by a Progress Coach, who will be available for drop-in and one-to-one sessions on academic progress, and our Business Futures team, who will give you a designated Employment Personal Tutor to support you with applying for graduate job roles.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Currently more than 13,000 international and EU students study across the university’s UK campuses. 17,000 more study in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement with an international dimension via the international experience scheme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 123 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    115 53%

    78th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    29th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    33rd

    1

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