601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH, United Kingdom

Human Resource Management (Foundation Year) - Manchester Metropolitan University

**Overview** HR professionals manage people within organisations. To do this successfully, they need in depth legal and regulatory knowledge about employment. Working in this area offers many opportunities to make a difference, both to individuals and a business. HR management covers everything from attracting and retaining staff to engaging and developing key people across teams. **Preparing for your Future** This foundation course will give you the basic knowledge and skills you need to undertake a full degree in HR Management. It’s designed to lead onto our BA (Hons) HR Management degree. You’ll study subjects such as business intelligence and accounting, finance and economics in a business setting. This will give you a good overview of the environment in which HR managers work. You’ll also develop your academic and study skills to prepare you for degree-level study. We welcome students from traditional and non-traditional backgrounds. This means anyone can join a foundation year and use it as a stepping stone to a full degree. Once you successfully complete this course, you’ll be ready to start your BA in HR Management. You can study for three years, or four years and include a work placement or year studying abroad in your course. **Features and Benefits** - **Money matters** – you can apply for student finance (eg tuition fee loan, student loan and student maintenance grant) in the same way as other students. - **Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) accreditation** – when you complete your full degree in HR management you’ll graduate with a CIPD Intermediate Level Diploma. - **Study in Manchester** – a global city home to a huge range of organisations, from small creative agencies to large corporations. - **Placements** – as part of the four-year degree, discover what it’s like to work in HR management through our excellent industry connections, or study abroad at an international partner institution. - **Learn a different language** – boost your international employment prospects by studying a language as part of your full degree. - **Regular industry events** – attend guest talks and masterclasses delivered by leading professionals and network with recruiting businesses at key industry events. - **Develop transferable skills** – develop your team working, presentation and interview skills to lay strong foundations before progressing to your full degree.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,ManchesterUnited Kingdom