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MQF/EQF LEVEL 5

Foundation Degree in HR Management

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Our Foundation Degree in HR Management builds a solid foundation for understanding complex HR issues at the workplace and provides the tools to tackle even the most challenging of situations. The course provides learners with the principles to aid human resource professionals in effectively managing teams. It will allow learners to gain an understanding of human behaviour, organisational behaviour, and conflict management. After the completion of this course, learners will be able to thrive in their human resource careers.

Learners will learn how to:

  • Carry out effective communication in the workplace and assist management in fostering an inclusive environment.
  • Negotiate a package that benefits both the employee as well as the organisation.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the HR department and the communication strategy of the organisation.
  • Ensure that the recruitment process is in line with regulations and with employee rights.
  • Identify the key responsibilities of a leader.
  • Comply with the values and culture of an organisation.
  • Create an effective change management plan under the supervision of management.
  • Collaborate with clients and colleagues in an effective manner.
  • Carry out effective communication at the workplace.
  • Cultivate a work environment which encourages positive mental health.
  • Utilise and critically assess essential financial and accounting techniques.
  • Describe the role of finance in relation to human resource management, such as payroll.

 

At the end of this programme, learners will be eligible to advance their studies by pursuing an BSc in HR Management.

Awarding Body

This qualification is awarded by Central Mediterranean Business School (CMBS).

Accrediting Body

This qualification is accredited by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority. MFHEA deems this Foundation Degree in HR Management to be at Level 5 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold:

  • A Diploma in a related field pegged at MQF Level 4 or equivalent OR;
  • A Matriculation certificate with at least 2 A-levels & 3 Intermediate OR;
  • Mature Student OR;
  • A MATSEC certificate with Grade 5 or better in English, Maltese and Mathematics together with at least 5 years of experience working within a business setting.

Mode of Assessment

This course shall be assessed through the use of an assignment based on the theoretical concepts presented during the lectures, and ways of implementing said concepts and theories. These assessments will include group assignments, group presentations, individual assignments and individual presentations.

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for those who are aged 21+ and aspire to work or are already working in human resources.

Delivery

Face-to-face

Language

This programme will be delivered in English.

Tutor

Location

Key Info

Duration

18 Months

Starting

May/Oct 2024

Credits

120 ECTS/ECVET

Early Submission (EU Students)

€6,727

Full Price (EU Students)

€7,400
Up to €5,180 refunded via the Get Qualified Scheme.

International Price (Non-EU Students)

€9,200

Modules

Year 1

This module allows learners to become familiar with the fundamentals of people management. It will allow them to develop their knowledge in line with team development, managing teams, performance management, employee motivation, leading, inspiring, and encouraging employees.

50 hours
 

This module allows learners to become familiar with the fundamentals of people management. It will allow them to develop their knowledge in line with team development, managing teams, performance management, employee motivation, leading, inspiring, and encouraging employees.

50 hours
 

This module allows learners to become knowledgeable and skilled within the area of selection and recruitment is one of the primary functions of human resource management. Learners will be exposed to the process involved in selection and recruitment, as well as the overall employment cycle.

50 hours
 

This module allows the learner to get acquainted with the main similarities and differences between leadership and management. Moreover, they will also be exposed to the main theories governing them both and allow them to critically think about which ones are most suitable for different activities, departments and objectives of organisations.

50 hours

This module allows learners to become knowledgeable about organisational structure and cultures. Learners will be able to critically discuss and differentiate between the different organisational structures and how such structures influence organisational cultures.

50 hours
 

This module introduces learners to the fundamental theories and known practices which are related to managing change within organisations. Learners will be exposed to the techniques which can be applied to overcome challenges faced when it comes to the implementation of change.

50 hours
 

Modules

Year 2

This module will allow learners to understand the fundamental concepts of performance management and its main concepts and practices. It will provide them with various tools which can be implemented in the day to day running of an organisation when looking at performance management.

50 hours

This module will introduce learners to the basic principles of psychology. It shall outline the tools and principles which can aid human resource professionals in effectively managing the human capital. It will allow them to understand human behaviour, organisational behaviour, and conflict management.

50 hours
 

This module allows learners to appreciate the importance of assessing and managing mental health at the place of work as it affects the individual employee, the team, and the organisation overall. It shall allow learners to become equipped with knowledge and skills which assist them in fostering an environment which encourages positive mental health.

50 hours
 

This module allows learners to delve into the basic principles which govern accounting and finance and their role in a business context. It will allow them to understand how accounting and finance and proper financial management can aid the organisation in performing better overall.

50 hours
 

This module allows learners to become knowledgeable and aware of the different laws, regulations, and ethical and legal principles governing employment and the relationship between an employer and the employees. It shall therefore look at human rights, rights of the employers, rights of the employees, employment contracts, and legal requirements during employment and termination of employment.

50 hours
 

This module focuses on the main skills and knowledge required for learners to carry out effective research as well as a research proposal in preparation for such research. It allows them to gain an understanding of the different methodologies which can be used in acquiring, processing, analysing and categorising data. Furthermore, it allows them to understand the best approaches to turn the collected data into useable information prepared and presented in their own unique project.

60 hours

Have questions?

Email us at admissions@cmbs.edu.mt or call on +356 9912 1110 to learn more.

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