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Supervisory and HR Practice - Higher Certificate

Course Details

Available: Part- Time

Duration: 1 Year

Award: Higher Certificate

Faculty: Kemmy Business School

Course Type: Professional/Flexible

Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.

Contact(s):

Name:
Human Resource Management
Email:
HRMProgrammes@ul.ie
Web:

Brief Description

The Higher Certificate in Supervisory & HR Practice is a Level 6 programme offered on a part-time evening basis at the University of Limerick. The course has a strong practical emphasis and provides an introductory qualification in people management.

The Higher Certificate in Supervisory & HR Practice is a Level 6 programme offered on a part-time evening basis at the University of Limerick. The course has a strong practical emphasis and provides an introductory qualification in people management. The course covers employment relations, people management and human resource development. The emphasis is on a practical approach to HRM and aims to build students' knowledge of training and development plans, undertaking recruitment and selection and conflict management and developing their skills in interviewing, conflict management, teamwork and presentations. The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Students who successfully complete the Higher Certificate can apply to do the Diploma in HRM.

The Higher Certificate in Supervisory & HR Practice is a 2 year programme but students undertake only 1 year of study. Students do not attend first year but instead produce evidence of work experience and prior learning with their course application and are awarded credits for this. There are 4 taught modules per semester.

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Accreditation for co-operative education and recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Semester 2

  • Accreditation for co-operative education and recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Human Resource Management A
  • Human Resource Management Skills
  • Managing Information
  • Developing Professional Competence 1

Semester 2

  • Employment Relations
  • Organisational Behaviour 1
  • Continuing Professional Development 1
  • Human Resource Development 1 

A pass in five subjects in the Irish Leaving Certificate or an equivalent examination. For those not possessing a pass in five subjects, relevant experience and/or evidence of other part-time courses may also be considered. Applicants are required to have a minimum of two years work experience with at least six months supervisory experience. Applicants are required to complete a recognition of Prior Learning portfolio containing evidence of the requisite prior learning.

EU Fee: €2109

Non-EU Fee: €4827