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The BA (Hons) in HRM is a level 8 programme offered on a part-time evening basis at the University of Limerick. It is a comprehensive programme covering key areas of human resource management (HRM), human resource development (HRD) and employment relations as well as broader related subjects such as economics, sociology and law. The programme is accredited both by the University of Limerick and the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD).  

The BA in HRM is particularly attractive for those who are interested in gaining a third level qualification in the area of HRM/employment relations.

Potential applicants are also welcome to discuss the course in further detail by contacting:

Frequently Asked Questions for Students


The BA (Hons) in HRM is a one year degree.  Students are required to successfully complete 4 taught modules per semester plus a work-based management report.

Semester 1

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Employment Relations Practice
  • Human Resource Development 3
  • Developing Professional Competence 3
  • Research Methods

Semester 2

  • Contemporary Employment Relations
  • Organisation Behaviour 3
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Continuing Professional Development 3
  • Management Report B


A minimum Level 7 qualification in HR or a cognate area.  Applicants must also have a minimum of two years work experience with at least six months experience in a management, supervisory or other equivalent experience.

Applications are now open and are processed though the Continuing, Professional Education section of the UL website (CPE)  http://www.ul.ie/cpe/


Classes take place Tuesday and Thursday evenings.