Minor in Human Resource Management

UCAS code: Your UCAS code will be the code of your Major.

Available for students starting in September 2018 or September 2019.

If you choose a Minor in Human Resource Management (HRM) you will study the main issues surrounding the management of people in organisations. You will learn about contemporary issues of work, employment and industrial relations that are embedded in the broader context of a global economy.

Year 1

In your first year you will study the nature of the employment relationship in the contemporary workplace, and the nature of work as it is affected by the wider social context. 


  • Employment Relations
  • Management Theory and Debate

Year 2

In your second year you will study the basics of human resource management and its key underlying theoretical approaches in your first semester. You will explore the specific human resource management area of workplace learning, training and development in depth. 


  • Human Resource Management
  • Diversity in Organisations

Year 3

In your final year you will study the nature of industrial relations in a changing economy, as well as the nature of the contemporary labour market.


  • Industrial Relations in a Changing Economy
  • Labour Themes, Issues and Controversies

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this minor.

Now choose your Major

On a Major/Minor degree you study a core area in depth (your major subject), while also exploring an additional area (in this case Human Resource Management).


Please note that you cannot study a Minor in Human Resource Management with a Major in:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Management Studies

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