3 Years (6 Semesters)
Dual Degree Award:
APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK
08 November 2016
14 February 2017
Study Loan Options:
This programme is specifically designed to provide:
- An understanding of the context, nature, role and significance of management activities undertaken by managers of Human Resource Management (HRM) in a range of organisations.
- An opportunity to develop well-researched, logical and integrated solutions to multi-faceted problems in uncertain and dynamic contexts.
- Vocationally relevant exposure enabling you to become operationally effective in management.
- A platform to demonstrate a systematic understanding and critical evaluation of key aspects of HRM and Business, including strategic decision-making, international perspectives and contemporary use of HRM.
- 2 Principal Passes at STPM level and with 4 Credit Passes at SPM; or
- 2 Passes at ‘A’ Levels; or
- The APIIT/APU Foundation or equivalent with CGPA of 2.0; or
- 5 Grade B's in UEC; or
- Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with minimum average of 50%; or
- Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) with minimum average of 60%; or
- South Australian Matriculation Certificate (SAM) with minimum of 60%; or
- International Baccalaureate with minimum 24 marks;
- Victorian Certificate of Education with minimum average of 50%;
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma with minimum average of 50%; or
- A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.
What you will study
Level 1 comprises 10 common modules within all management awards. The Legal, Business Environment and Computing & IT in the Workplace modules provide a context within which businesses operate.
The Business & Communications Skills and Introduction to Services Management modules provide the skills and competence that will be used throughout the programme. You are then introduced to the four principal functions of a business - Management, Marketing, People Management and Accounting. Important and relevant skills for independent learning are also introduced.
- Accounting Skills
- Business and Communications Skills
- Business Environment
- Computing and IT in the Workplace
- Introduction to Management
- Introduction to Services Management
- Legal Environment of Business
- People Management
- Quantitative Skills
In addition to the above, all students are also required to successfully complete General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency, as well as fulfill credit requirements for Co-Curricular Activities.
The emphasis is on strategy and decision-making alongside the more practical issues of managing for enterprise, performance and problem-solving. There is also an emphasis on aspects of the employee including Employee Relations, Employee Development, Employment Law and Effective Performance.
Independent learning continues in all modules but is a particular focus and requirement in Research Methods.
- Behavioural Science in the Organisation
- Business Ethics and Governance
- Delivering Customer Value
- Financial Management
- Managing Information System in Organisation
- Research Methods
- Critical Thinking in Management
- Employee Development
- Employee Relations
- Employment Law
- Learning Knowledge and Effective Performance
- Quality Management
After the completion of Level 2 students will undertake a short Internship/Industrial Training. This will prepare them for a smooth transition from the classroom to the world of Human Resource Management.
The emphasis is on strategy and decision-making, through modules which emphasise the changing practices of management and HRM Strategy, as well as International HRM and People & Performance Management. You will not only study modules which deal with contemporary ideas about managing people, change and HRM strategy, but will also consider these issues within the increasingly international arena of managing HRM.
The HRM Project further develops the academic and practical aspects of your chosen area of study and reinforces your independent learning skills.
- Corporate Finance
- Strategic Management
- Contemporary Management
- Human Resource Management Project
- International HRM
- Investigation in HRM
- Managing People and Performance
- Managing Change
- People Management Debate
- Strategic HRM
- Strategic Planning for Information System
CAREERS IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Any functional area of HRM including personnel management, performance management, recruitment, training & development or possibly in general management.