HR academy: University of Bath School of Management

first_imgHR-specific courses MSc in management with HR offered as aspecialism (students decide on their specialism in the January afteradmission). Its executive, modular and flexible MBAs feature HR as a core course.Founded 1966College CV The school is one of only seven out of 100 businessschools to achieve both top research and teaching ratings in the HigherEducation Funding Council (HEFC) assessments and one of the 22 business schoolsto be rated “Excellent” in the most recent HEFC Teaching QualityAssessments. For the fifth consecutive year, Bath was fifth out of 86institutions in the business and management league tables, compiled by the 2001Times Good University Guide. This year, it has also been ranked among the top100 business schools worldwide by The Financial Times. Entry The MSc course is designed as a fast-track qualificationfor bright students. Its rankings mean it can be choosy and a minimum of a 2.1in a non-business degree is required. So far this year it has had 1,200applications for the 150 places. MBA applicants should have three years’ workexperience at management level. Star academics John Purcell MA, MSc, DLit, FIPD is head ofHRM. His research and publications centre on the connection between corporateand business strategies and HRM in the private and public sectors. He also runsthe school’s Work and Employment Research Centre, incorporating the HRDirectors Forum Alumni The school has an alumni officer and encourages formerstudents to keep in touch and network. Those who have done MBAs at Bath canattend refresher courses and talks by top-level speakers. www.bath.ac.uk/management  Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article HR academy: University of Bath School of ManagementOn 26 Jun 2001 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

HR academy: University of Salford

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. HR-related/specific courses: MSc/PgDip Human Resource Management,which can be taken full- (12 months for the MSc and nine months for the diploma)or part-time (24 months plus three to six months for the dissertation for theMSc and 24 months for the diploma); MSc/PG Human ResourceManagement/Development, part-time (two years), leading to CIPD graduatemembership; CIPD Certificate in Training Practice (evening or afternoon basisfor 16 weeks); CIPD Certificate in Personnel Practice; CIPD Certificate inTraining Practice; CIPD Core Management. The BSc (Hons) Business Studies whereit is possible to specialise in Human Resource Management in the final year.Salford also holds short courses, in-company training and tailored corporateprogrammes. Founded: It was originally the Royal Salford Technical Institute,set-up in 1896, and became a university in 1967. College CV: Located 1.5 miles from Manchester city centre, Salford isone of the UK’s largest universities with 18,000 students, including 2,000international students from 80 countries. It is a popular university withemployers because of its record in applied courses (Salford pioneered theconcept of sandwich degrees in the 1950s). Two-thirds of its undergraduatecourses offer work placements, many of which contribute towards the finaldegree award. In the Teaching Quality Assessments by HEFCE (Higher EducationFunding Council for England) since 1996, the 15 subject areas have scored anaverage of 21 out of 24 points. The School of Management, where the HR coursestake place, draws on an international and national network of affiliates fromindustry as well as the academic world. It also designs and implementspostgraduate qualification programmes for specific companies and corporateclients include GEC Plessey, British Aerospace, Norwich Union and several NHStrusts. It is a CIPD Centre of Excellence. Entry: For the MSc courses, a good honours degree or equivalent or astipulated level of performance on the Access Certificate or Diploma. Some workexperience in HR is desirable for the MSc course leading to graduate membershipof the CIPD but is not essential. For entry requirements for CIPD professionalcourses, see website. Star HR academics: Dr John Kidger, best known for his work in thearea of international HRM; Dr Ralph Darlington, whose specialist areas includeindustrial relations. Alumni: There is an active alumni network and the associationnegotiates benefits for members. Events are held throughout the year. www.salford.ac.uk HR academy: University of SalfordOn 12 Mar 2002 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more