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Master of Arts in Human Resource Management

Programme Code: CR_BHRMN_9
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:3
NFQ Level:9
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:90
programmeReviewDate:April 2021

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) An in-depth knowledge of expert human resource management skills which will enable learners to formulate, implement, monitor, evaluate and review procedures for managing people in organisations. Competence in leading human resource departments in organisations and to participate in the strategic development of the organization. Capability to work in a supervisory capacity where management of people is a core requirement, recognise that the human resource function is an integral part of an organisation and its activities are designed to support its corporate and business strategies.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The competence and knowledge required to integrate the learning experience through the research and production of a research-led major thesis. Be able to apply the theoretical concepts to their own workplace from subject areas such as Talent Development, Performance Management, Coaching and Mentoring, Strategic Management, Psychometric Testing and Reward Management as well as Employee Engagement.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) A strong ability to analyse HR problems on the Strategic level and propose and implement solutions. Be an effective member of a team which has a leading role in training and development; have a major input in the Strategic Mission Statement of their organisation.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) An understanding of the overarching theoretical concepts of HR applied to solving real HR problems in the work environment; utilise the practical skills gained on the programme in a range of key HR issues; have an input into the identifying and solving of problems in areas such as training, induction, retention, change and performance management.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to research HR problems utilizing advanced research skills and suggest and implement creative and innovative solutions to HR issues; apply HR skills to a variety of business contexts by relating work-based problems to learning from the programme and case studies/research investigated.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work alone or as a member of a team; to lead and supervise teams; work as a member of a cross-functional team; be an effective and contributory leader/manager of a dynamic HR department; supervise and manage local and/or remote workforces.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The competence to take responsibility for his/her own learning as evidenced by advanced research assignments and directed study; successfully share and transfer knowledge as part of a learning organisation; utilise their programme learning to deal with new experiences and unfamiliar situations and continue their path of lifelong learning.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to participate in the HR function of assisting employees in moral, social and ethical decisions; direct HR in implementing diversity policies and programmes in line with changing workplaces and practices.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MGMT9009 Research Methods
MGMT9004 International Corp. Strategy
MGMT9025 HRM in Context
MGMT9026 Coaching and Mentoring
MGMT9028 Sourcing and Testing
LEGS9002 Professional Employment Law

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MGMT9005 Applied Corporate Strategy
MGMT9027 Employee Engagement
MGMT9029 Leading, Managing,Developing
MGMT9030 Training,Knowledge Management
MGMT9031 Reward & Incentive Management
MGMT9032 Performance Management

Stage 1 / Semester 3

Module Code Module Title
MGMT9033 HRM Dissertation

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