This 3 Year honours degree programme gives students the best of both perspectives, combining a well- developed understanding of the world of general business and people management in the first two years of their studies, whilst also providing a strong HRM focus in the final year of the degree.
Our BA (Hons) in Business Studies (HRM) is available on a full-time and part-time basis over a three-year period. Students studying for the award of BA (Hons) in Business Studies (HRM) will find opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills that they have gained on the programme within a wide range of business sectors.
We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.
17th of September, 2018
4th of February, 2019*
*subject to sufficient numbers
The year one and two Management and HRM modules act as a perfect introduction, and development, for the final year HRM modules. Students undertaking the BA (Hons) in Business Studies (HRM) will be required to undertake the following four core final year modules: Strategic Management, Financial Management, Business Plan (Linear), and International Business Environment. The following electives from the HRM stream outlined below are also core for this award.
The 4 below must be chosen for the BA (Hons) in Business Studies (HRM)
1. Performance Management and Reward:
This module seeks to develop the student’s knowledge in the development and implementation of performance management systems and the application of rewards.
2. Contemporary Employee Relations:
This module seeks to develop the student's necessary knowledge and understanding of techniques used to implement employee relations practices within organisations (large and small).
3. Human Resource Development:
This module enables the student to develop an understanding of the HR Development function and its role in developing people in all organisations.
4. International Human Resource Management:
This module examines the issues of cross-national HRM, indicating the particular concerns which companies come across when trying to manage people internationally.
Provisional Timetable - Year 1 (Full-time)
Provisional Timetable - Year 2 (Full-time)
Provisional Timetable - Year 3 (Full-time)
Provisional Timetable - Year 1 (Part-time)
Provisional Timetable - Year 2 (Part-time)
Provisional Timetable - Year 3 (Part-time)
2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or another language) and Maths.
If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information please contact a member of the Admissions Team.
Applicants under 23 years
Applicants under 23 years of age on 1st of January, 2018 must apply through the CAO system www.cao.ie. Please consult the CAO website for information on important dates for 2018 applications.
Applicants over 23 years
Applicants over 23 years of age on 1st January 2018 must apply to Griffith College directly online using the Apply Online facility on the website homepage. Mature applicants will be asked for a copy of their passport.
An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.
Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 3,180.00
Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 4,200.00
Irish/EU Living in Ireland: EUR 3,200.00
Irish/EU living Ireland: EUR 2,900.00
An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
Non-EU students: a Medical Insurance, Student Services and Administration fee of EUR300 is payable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
Non-EU Living in Ireland: EUR 9,400.00
Non-EU living Abroad: EUR 9,400.00
EU Living Abroad: EUR 6,650.00
Non-EU Living in Ireland: EUR 5,240.00
Non-EU living Abroad: EUR 7,200.00
EU Living Abroad: EUR 4,200.00
Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.
Is your company paying for your course?
They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:
All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.
Graduates who see an opportunity to make themselves more attractive to employers may want to consider a Masters programme in business. The Griffith College Graduate Business School offers a portfolio of programmes in International Business Management, many of which provides a route to the award of MBA.
The following programmes prepare graduates for the world of international business; at MSc and MBA levels, many of which are delivered in full and part-time modes
The MBA in International Business programme is divided into three stages, taking one year to complete full-time and approx. two years part-time.
The MSc programmes are divided into three stages, taking one year to complete full-time and approx. two years part-time.
The prospects and opportunities for graduates of the BA (Hons) in Business Studies (HRM) are virtually endless. The increasing growth in the business environment has led to a demand for human resource management practitioners. Learners studying for the award of BA (Hons) in Business (HRM) will find opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills which they have gained on the programme within a wide range of business sectors both national and international.