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Business Management (Human Resource Management) with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Are you a people person wanting to make a real difference to the success of an organisation? Would you like to play a key role in developing a workforce and ensuring the right people are doing the right job within the right working conditions?

The BSc Business Management (Human Resource Management) with a Foundation Year degree at Swansea University could help you achieve this.

If you don’t attain the necessary grades to enrol on to the BSc Business Management (Human Resource Management) course, the BSc Business Management (Human Resource Management) with a Foundation Year degree is for you.

The Foundation Year is an excellent pathway to gaining the required knowledge and skills in business management and HR, before joining Year 1 students of the BSc Business Management (Human Resource Management) degree within the School of Management.

During your course, classical human resource management is studied, in addition to wider business topics, including: marketing, accounting, finance and strategy. The pathway also gives an overview of the legal and ethical challenges faced by Human Resource professionals, and the techniques used to match skills and abilities to business needs.

The Foundation Year is taught at The College, located next to the School of Management. Once you complete this year, you will move to the School of Management building for the remainder of your studies.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT) WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

As a graduate from Swansea, you will find yourself in a great position to secure rewarding employment at any desirable organisation.

Whether your target is to work for the world’s best brands or become a HR advisor, this degree makes you a strong candidate for employment. Your next step could lie in any of these roles:

  • Human Resource Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Compensation or Benefit Analyst/Manager
  • HR Information Systems Manager
  • Training and Development Manager

Professional Body Accreditation

The years following your Foundation Year are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - ABB

ABB-BBB from any subject (excluding General Studies.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 123 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    127 58%

    51st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    32nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    56th

    6

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