BA (hons) In Business - Human Resource Management in Dublin Business School
Duration : 3 Years
Intake : Sep
Level : Undergraduate
Tuition & fees : € 9,850 Per Year
IELTS : 6.0
TOEFL : 0
PTE : 0
About BA (hons) In Business - Human Resource Management in Dublin Business School
The BA (Hons) in Business programme is designed to give a clearly structured business education that provides a solid foundation for success in a business career. The course provides a strong grounding in fundamental business concepts, ideas, practices and methodologies.
It features a rich learning environment that involves students in comprehensive and critical analysis of business organisations, functions, processes and management techniques. This course not only provides students with a good understanding of general business theory and practice; it also provides the critical knowledge and skills that will enable and effective contribution to the resolution of business problems and will prepare students for the challenges posed by the dynamic nature of the modern business environment.
The question of effective management of an organisations people now receives much attention and has arguably become more important than ever. From the viewpoint of those involved in managing human resources, many organisations are facing challenges that are less predictable and more rapid than in the past.
Success, and very often survival, requires that organisations find ways to attract, retain and reward good employees. Organisations today invest significantly in Human Resource Management expertise in the belief that people are a very important asset to any organisation. This stream is designed for those with an interest in people and the people aspects of businesses and organisations.
Managers and employees alike can benefit greatly from a better understanding and knowledge of people at work. In addition to providing students with a firm grounding in business, this course provides the knowledge and skills that they need to compete successfully as a human resource specialist in today’s complex and changing world of business.
Because of the broad spectrum of subjects studied, career opportunities for business students are numerous. The wide-ranging nature of knowledge and skills gained by business graduates makes them an attractive proposition for any prospective employer. A range of employment opportunities are possible in areas such as marketing, sales, operations, information technology, finance and general management.
Graduating students wishing to pursue further qualifications can proceed to postgraduate programmes up to Masters level or to programmes leading to professional qualifications.
The world of business now offers many career opportunities to a graduate specialising in human resource management. The programme is primarily for students who wish to follow such a career, either in general human resource management, or in more specialised fields such as industrial relations or training and development. It is also ideal for those who may favour working for a trade union or in the field of equal opportunities. Students may also wish to use the degree as a preperation for a career in general management. alternatively the degree provides the basis for further academic HRM studies at postgraduate level.
Under the new Common Points Scale for Leaving Certificate 2019, applicants must obtain a minimum of 2H5’s and 4 O6/H7, including a language. Some degree programmes will also require a minimum of O6/H7 in Maths. Please see individual course entry requirements for further details.
Using the old pre 2017 grading scheme, applicants must have obtained a minimum of grade C3 in two higher-level subjects and grade D3 in four ordinary level subjects, including a language. The Maths requirement for some degree programmes is a minimum of a D3 grade. Individual course details will outline specific entry requirements. Please ensure to check the exact details for the course of your choice.
Applicants must obtain a minimum of four GCSE passes at grade C to include Maths and English plus two A-level passes at grade C or higher.
Students applying for any QQI (formerly HETAC) honours/ordinary degree or higher certificate must have obtained a minimum of a BTEC National Diploma in a cognate area.
Minimum entry requirements for graduates of FETAC Level 5 awards is a full FETAC award which includes a Distinction grade in at least three modules. A full FETAC award normally consists of eight modules. A record of achievement does not meet minimum entry standards. Further details can be obtained from the Admissions Office.
If you are over 23 years of age on the 1st of January on the year of admission and do not meet the minimum entry requirements, you may apply as a Mature Student. Mature students should apply directly to the Admissions Office at Dublin Business School. Mature students are assessed on the basis of age, work experience, general education standard, motivation and commitment to the programme for which they are applying. Please forward documentation such as any relevant transcripts, a CV or any other related documentation to the Admissions Office. Proof of age such as a copy of driver’s licence or passport must also be submitted.
English Language Requirement
For EU or Non EU applicants whose first language is not English an additional requirement is to have achieved a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent to qualify for admission to the Honours Degrees (level 8 programmes).