HND in Business (Human Resource Management)

Course Overview

The HND Human Resource Management (HRM) prepares you for employment at an appropriate level in HRM field or progression to higher education/ professional qualifications by helping to develop the underpinning knowledge of theoretical HRM and related concepts.

Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of the more complex HRM issues such as employee resourcing, talent management, performance management and research methods in HRM. As well as enhancing self-management skills, there is an emphasis on application of skills and knowledge to the organisation and the business context covering aspects such as organisational behaviour, business strategy, management accounting, marketing essentials, research project, resource and talent planning and employee relations.

Course Description

Learners on the HND in Business (Human Resource Management) are introduced to the main areas of human resource management, including the human resource management role and function. This knowledge is then built on to give a broader perspective of human resource management practices. Topics covered include the role of training and employee development, including consideration of government skills initiatives; and employment relationships in the UK, including industrial conflict, the resolution of disputes and negotiation.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for managers who need a sound understanding of essential business and management activities or a qualification that is highly respected by employers in all sectors as well as managers who need a degree level business qualification.

Career prospects – HND Human Resource Management

This course prepares candidates for a wide range of employment opportunities in HRM such as employment relations; employee resourcing; training and development. Job roles for successful candidates include HR Administrator; HR Advisor; HR Officer – across private and public sector organisations and industry. Further study and experience in HR will also open up to roles such as Human Resource Manager and HR Business Partner positions.

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On completion of the course you will be awarded a Higher National Diploma (HND).

  • First Year

    601/8364/0: Pearson BTEC Level 4 HND in Business

    UNIT TITLE
    BLOCK 1
    UNIT 1 Business and the business environment
    UNIT 2 Marketing essentials
    BLOCK 2
    UNIT 3 Human resource management
    UNIT 4 Management and operations
    BLOCK 3
    OPTIONAL UNIT 8 Innovation and commercialisation
    OPTIONAL UNIT 9 Entrepreneurship and small business management
    BLOCK 4
    UNIT 5 Management accounting
    UNIT 6 Managing a successful business project (Pearson set)

     

    Second Year

    601/8365/2: Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Business (Human Resource Management)

    BLOCK 5
    UNIT 12 Organisational behaviour
    UNIT 32 Business strategy
    BLOCK 6
    UNIT 11 Research project (Pearson set)
    SPECIALIST UNIT 19 Resource and talent planning
    BLOCK 7
    UNIT 11 Research project (Pearson set)
    SPECIALIST UNIT 20 Employee relations
    BLOCK 8
    SPECIALIST UNIT 21 Strategic human resource management
    OPTIONAL UNIT 42 Planning for growth
    • GCSE passes at grades ‘A to C’ including English Language, and either a minimum of one A Level at grades ‘A’ to ‘E’, or a BTEC Level 3 Certificate or Diploma, or an Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution; or
    • College-recognised certificated learning equivalent to the above. Where possible Regent College London uses the NARIC database to determine equivalents to GCSE and A level qualifications; or
    • Normally, two or more years of work experience at a managerial/supervisory/admin level relevant to the programme applied for. This must be evidenced via a personal statement, work experience form and successful interview, and supported by employment reference(s) indicating the duration of employment and the role.

    You may be eligible to join an HND programme if you have previous learning that satisfies the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the course you are interested in, normally with 90 credits (subject to syllabus studied previously). It is your responsibility to demonstrate this with objective evidence.

    Prospective students who are not UK nationals, or who are UK nationals but do not have GCSE English Language at grades A to C, are required to take the Regent College London’s Wembley English Academy English language assessment. If you hold IELTS grade 5.5, with both reading and writing at grade 5.5, you do not need to sit this assessment.

    If you do not meet the required standard of English in the assessment, you will be offered an English language course to help you improve your English to the necessary level to gain admission to the Pearson HND Business programme.

  • Course Fees: £6,165 per year

    Course Duration: Two-year, Full Time

    Level: RQF Levels 4 and 5 (240 Credits)

    Awarding Body: Pearson

    Assessment: Assignments / coursework / controlled assessments

    Mode of Delivery: Full Time

    Contact hours: 60 guided learning hours per unit over 40 weeks for all 8 units per year

    Progression: Employment or admission into the final year of a bachelor’s degree (subject to fulfilling the required admission criteria)

    Method of study: Lectures, seminars, case study analyses, group discussions and tutorials

    Intake dates: January, April and September

    Campus: Madison House, Wembley

    Disclosure: Pathways that do not recruit the required number of students may not run. You will be advised on alternative options if this is the case.

    • Human Resources Officer
    • Training and Development Officer
    • Recruitment Consultant
    • Human Resources Manager

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