The course provides you with an insight into the day-to-day life of a HR practitioner, ensuring you develop workplace skills and experience, gain the latest research-informed knowledge and insights and are ready to put theory into practice. It is aimed at people who want to work in • specialist roles within the HR function in organisations such as resourcing, development, employee relations and HR administration • generic HR roles • line management roles within functional areas e.g. administration, quality etc. • self employed roles where management of people will be required. During the course you • gain industry knowledge through the HR network • improve your applied research capabilities to inform strategic thinking • design and develop the curricula with your peers and tutors • develop your ability to challenge thinking through ethical practice. Studying the course enables you to work effectively in environments where the management of people is integral to either the role or you personally. We use a range of assessments to help you show evidence of your skills to potential employers and demonstrate your ability to put theory into practice. Projects include designing and delivering a learning session with your peers and developing a reflective blog discussing key strategic HR practices. With many years of experience in designing and delivering HR courses, our teaching team offer you the latest insights into HR management. Their involvement in cutting-edge research and consultancy means your learning is informed by modern case studies and examples from contemporary organisational settings. This course is delivered within Sheffield Business School, which means you have access to experts covering all of the business areas, as well as specialists in human resource management and organisational behaviour. **Work placements in the UK and overseas** In your second year, you have the opportunity to apply the skills you’ve gained by taking a one-year paid work placement. This is a great way to improve your industry knowledge with real insight and experience. It also enables you to build an eye-catching CV to impress future employers and many students find jobs with their placement companies after graduating.