Brighton Business School, University of Brighton offers:
Foundation Degree in Business and Personnel, two years, full-time.
Students take common core modules and specialised studies begin in the second term of year one.
Personnel modules include HR management, managing HR issues, HR development, employee relations and employment law.
Diploma holders can then continue studying to degree, professional or postgraduate level.
Cost: Foundation degree: UK/EU students up to £1,500 per year; non-EU students £7,430
GradCIPD (LicCIPD), accredited by the CIPD, part-time, three years.
The course comprises three main fields:
- core management
- core personnel and development
- generalist/specialist electives.
Each field is studied over one afternoon and evening per week for a year. Successful completion of any one field leads to licentiate membership of the CIPD and of all three fields to graduate membership.
Costs: The CIPD Graduate Certificate - Licentiate Year costs £1,650
MBA General management, part-time, three years
All three phases of the MBA course have HR-related content.
Costs: MA Personnel and Development Year 1 costs £1,650; year 2 costs £1,650; year 3 costs £1,025; CIPD Top-up costs £1,800
Website address http://www.brighton.ac.uk/bbs/
For the CIPD qualification, candidates should be able to demonstrate the potential for postgraduate-level study.
Those who have limited academic achievement or work experience are advised to complete the CPP course first.
Prospective MBA candidates should have three years experience in a management or professional role plus an honours degree or equivalent professional qualification.
See website at www.brighton.ac.uk//bbs/ for entry details for the foundation degree course.
About the college
Became Brighton University in 1992, having previously been Brighton Polytechnic (it has also merged with and incorporated a number of other colleges in the area).
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