The BSc Human Resource Management by distance learning combines all the benefits of a University of Leicester degree with the flexibility to suit the needs of working professionals. You have the option of applying for the Certificate, Diploma or full BSc depending on the level of qualification you aim to achieve.
The Certificate (Level 1) in Human Resource Management introduces you to some of the key functions and theories within HRM and HR training in organisations. Learning at work as well as the current debates within education, training and skills is also covered. By the end of this level, you will:
The Diploma (Level 2) is intended for training and HR practitioners with three years or more of practical experience, who wish to enhance their existing skills and knowledge through the application of theory to practice. This course has six modules which build on existing academic experience gained from the Certificate or other broadly equivalent courses.
By the end of Level 2, you will:
The BSc (Level 3) builds on the ideas encounter in the Certificate and encourages students to make links between theory and practice. Subjects covered include HRM, organisational behaviour and human resource development.
Studying the BSc gives you the opportunity to not only build on the theories and topics covered within the Certificate and Diploma, but also to focus in-depth on some of the key issues within human resource management today. By selecting which modules you wish to study, you can tailor the course to your interests and career objectives. By the end of Level 3, you will:
Graduates from this course tend to move on to careers in human resources, training, management or industrial relations within organisations. The course also provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and research skills enabling students to progress on to Masters level study, particularly our MSc in Human Resource Management and Training.
You can apply until:
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
6 years, by distance learning
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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Each of the available qualifications (BSc, Diploma or Certificate) has different entry requirements. We may also be able to recognise previous study and work experience so that you can begin studying at level 2 or 3.
Certificate - Level 1
Diploma - Level 2
BSc - Level 3
English Language Requirements
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At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)
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