A human resource management degree has versatile qualification that is applicable to most organisations in every sector.
Primarily focused on hiring, training, development and general people skills, an HRM degree will equip you with many other sought after and transferable skills including in communication, people management, research and analysis, organisational management and problem solving. Recognising that you can enhance your career prospects in human resource management by gaining work experience in positions that involve working with people in organisations, Brunel offer the opportunity of an optional work placement year.
Jobs directly related to your degree include:
- Human resources officer
- Office manager
- Training and development officer
Jobs where your degree would be useful include:
- Careers adviser
- Higher education lecturer
- Life coach
- Management consultant
- Operational researcher
- Recruitment consultant
- Risk manager
- Trade union research officer
Employers of human resource management graduates come from a wide range of industries, as every major organisation has a Human Resources department. Employment opportunities can be found in healthcare, banking and finance, education, local authorities, leisure and tourism, manufacturing, media and consultancy firms among others.
The BSc HRM programme is currently under the process of seeking CIPD accreditation from 2021-22 academic year. The CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) is the world’s largest Chartered HR development professional body. As an internationally recognised brand with over 135,000 members across 120 countries, the CIPD supports and develops individuals responsible for the management and development of people within organisations. CIPD membership will provide you with the resources and networking opportunities to develop your knowledge and progress your career.
For inquires on how to apply for membership please contact CBASS TPO. Alternatively you can contact CIPD here.