Programmes

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Management (Human Resources)

Part-time

Programme Overview

Developed and awarded by The University of Manchester, UK.

In 2015, Manchester ranked as the 8th and 56th most reputable university in the UK and the world respectively (Times Higher Education).

It is also part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities.

The programme is taught by The University of Manchester’s Business School, accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), Association of MBAs (AMBA) and European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

The programme concentrates on the broad area of human resource management, employment policy and practice, industrial relations, organisational psychology and organisational analysis. It is designed to encourage you to gain a critical awareness of how people are managed in organisations.

This 2-year programme is designed for local polytechnic diploma holders with an average Grade B.


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Course Start Date & End Date

Preparatory Course in Business: 

24 May 2017 - 31 August 2017 

BSc (Hons) Management (Human Resources):

2 September 2017 - 31 August 2019 

* Date & period is subject to change by the University.

 

Fee

Programme fee: S$32,100

Preparatory Course in Business: S$1,926

Application Fee applies

All fees inclusive of prevailing GST and exclude textbooks (valid for Sep 2016 intake and payable before each semester commencement).

Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships are available

Application

Application Closing Date for September 2017 Intake: 

Preparatory Course in Business:

5 April 2017 

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Management (Human Resources):

3 July 2017




 


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A fulfilling career that helps others fulfil their human potential 

The programme enables you to acquire the knowledge and skill set in your HR practice of helping employees fulfil their potentials in the workplace. 

You gain critical insight into the merits and complexities of HR management, appreciate the association between theory and practice, and be informed of important new developments in the profession.

Manchester Business School is home to professors and specialists who are industry thought leaders. When you enrol with Manchester, you become part of the generation of innovative, free-thinking individuals of the school. 

Career Prospects

Employment opportunities exist in both the private and public sectors in HR, training, talent development and related domains.

Teaching Faculty

Lectures – taught by Manchester Business School faculty

Seminars – facilitated by local seminar leaders

Mode of Delivery

The course is conducted at the well-equipped SIM campus.

A total of 12 course units, 6 units in the Second Year and the remaining 6 in the Final Year will be studied. Each unit constitutes 20 credits and comprises 50 contact hours, and are essentially the same as those offered in The University of Manchester.

Students are to undertake the study of 3 units per semester over 4 semesters.

Units are delivered one at a time, over a period of 6 weeks, with lectures conducted 3 to 6 hours each and tutorials at 3 to 3.5 hours each.

  • Week 1: Intensive lectures by Faculty (week nights and weekend)
  • Week 2-5: Tutorials by Seminar Leader (2 week nights or 1 week night and Saturday per week)
  • Week 6: Revision and Exam on Saturday
  • Week 7: Break and New Unit Commencement on Saturday

Course Units

Year 2

  • Applied Marketing
  • Globalisation and Employment
  • International Business: The Global Environment
  • Managerial Economics
  • People, Management and Change
  • Quantitative Methods for Management

Final Year

  • Behavioural Strategy
  • Business Finance/Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Global Management, People and the Digital Divide
  • International Business: Strategy, Structure and Business Functions
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Leadership and Success at Work

Year 2 & 3 Unit Synopsis

Academic Writing Skills

Students are required to complete and submit a compulsory Formative Essay assignment for Academic Writing Skills in Year 2.

Final Year at Home Campus

Students have the option to complete Final Year at the home campus in the UK. The University’s requirements apply.

Candidature Period

The programme is designed to be completed in 2 years. Students may take up to 4 years to complete the programme.

Students who do not complete the programme requirements within the candidature will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

Minimum Class Size

Minimum to commence: 50 students

If take-up rate does not meet the minimum to commence, students will be informed within 1 month before programme commencement. 

Entry Requirements

  • SIM Diplomas; or
  • Business-related Diploma from local Polytechnics; or
  • All other qualifications will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. 

Note: All admissions (direct & non-direct entries) are based on merit and are subject to the final approval of the University. 

Business diplomas that may be eligible for advanced standing to Year 2 of the programme include:

SIM Diploma in

  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • International Business
  • Management Studies

Nanyang Polytechnic

  • Diploma in Accountancy & Finance
  • Diploma in Banking & Financial Services
  • Diploma in Business Informatics
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Financial Services
  • Diploma in Hospitality & Resort Management
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • Diploma in Sports and Wellness Management

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma in Banking and Financial Services
  • Diploma in Business & Social Enterprise
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Business Studies (Entrepreneurship)
  • Diploma in Business Studies (HR Management)
  • Diploma in Business Studies (Marketing)
  • Diploma in Business Studies (Personnel & Administration)
  • Diploma in Business Studies (Service Management)
  • Diploma in Business Studies (Tourism & Leisure Management)
  • Diploma in International Business
  • Diploma in Logistics Engineering & Management/ Diploma in Logistics Management
  • Diploma in Real Estate Business

Republic Polytechnic

  • Diploma in Customer Relationship & Service Management
  • Diploma in Hotel & Hospitality Management

Singapore Polytechnic

  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma in Banking & Financial Services
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Business Administration (International Business and Trade)
  • Diploma in Business Administration (Retail Management)
  • Diploma in Business Administration (Tourism Management)
  • Diploma in Business Administration (Logistics & Supply Chain Management)
  • Diploma in Business IT (e-Business Management)
  • Diploma in Financial Informatics
  • Diploma in HR Management with Psychology
  • Diploma in International Business
  • Diploma in Maritime Transportation Management/ Diploma in Maritime Business
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • Diploma in Tourism & Resort Management
  • Diploma in Property Development & Facilities Management/ Diploma in Hotel and Leisure Facilities Management
  • Advanced Diploma in Strategic Marketing

Temasek Polytechnic

  • Diploma in Accounting & Finance
  • Diploma in Business
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Business Process & System Engineering
  • Diploma in Culinary & Catering Management
  • Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Business
  • Diploma in Leisure & Resort Management
  • Diploma in Logistics & Operations Management
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • Diploma in Retail Management
  • Diploma in Tourism Management/ Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

Candidates must obtain an average Grade B. Results close to Grade B average will be considered subject to interview.

English Proficiency Requirement

  • Minimum of C6 pass in English as First Language at GCE ‘O’ Level; or
  • TOEFL (iBT): total score of 90 (at least a score of 22 per component); or
  • IELTS 6.5 overall (at least 6.0 in each band) 

Note: All admissions (direct & non-direct entries) are based on merit and are subject to the final approval of the University.

Diploma holders from non-business streams can be admitted into the programme subject to the University’s approval upon completion and passing a 3-month Preparatory Course in Business which is conducted in May and November.   

Preparatory Course in Business comprises 3 units:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Economics
  • Marketing

Preparatory Course – Unit Synopsis

Course Fee

Programme fee: S$32,100, payable in 4 payments

Per payment payable before each semester: S$8,025

Per unit fee: S$2,675

Repeat fee per unit: S$2,675 

Re-exam fee per unit (if required): S$321 

Preparatory Course in Business fee (3 units): S$1,926

Application Fee applies

All fees inclusive of prevailing GST but exclude textbooks (valid for Sep 2016 intake).

Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships are available

Exemption Eligibility

Nil

Profiles

Lecturers & their Teaching Units

Average teacher-student ratio 1:90

 

Assessments & Exams

Course units are assessed either by written exam, or combination of coursework and written exam. The exams are normally held every 2 months.

Attendance Requirement

Compulsory for all lectures and seminars.

Progression to Final Year

Student has to satisfy the following requirements:

  • Reach the pass mark (40%) in individual course units totalling at least 80 credits of the 120 credits for that year; and,
  • Reach the lowest compensatable mark (30%) in all remaining course units (maximum of 40 credits). 

Award & Graduation

Overall marks are based on 33% of Year 2 average marks and 67% of Year 3 average marks.

The final degree of Honours classification is based on:

  • Class 1 (First class), not less than 70.0%
  • Class 2i (Upper second class), less than 70.0% but not less than 60.0%
  • Class 2ii (Lower second class), less than 60.0% but not less than 50.0%
  • Class 3 (Third class), less than 50.0% but not less than 40.0%

In addition, students need to satisfy the following requirement to attain first and second class Honours degrees:

  • Reach the pass mark (40%) in individual course units totalling at least 80 credits of the 120 credits required for the Final Year (4 out of 6 Final Year subjects)

For third class Honours degree, students need to satisfy the following requirement:

  • Reach the pass mark (40%) in individual course units totalling at least 60 credits of the 120 credits required for the Final Year (3 out of 6 Final Year subjects)

 

 

 

 

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