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BA (Hons) in Business (HRM)

Griffith College, Ireland


Next enrollment cycle

March 2024

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,280

Course Accredited By


  • 3 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 8% scholarship

Campus: Dublin Main Campus, Limerick.

This course  is also available in Part time.


Develop the skills necessary to become an effective and dynamic human resource practitioner in any sector both in Ireland or internationally. 

This three-year honours degree programme gives students the best of both perspectives, combining a well- developed understanding of the world of general business and people management in the first two years of their studies, whilst also providing a strong HRM focus in the final year of the degree.

  • Our BA (Hons) in Business (HRM) is available on a full-time and part-time basis over a three-year period. Students studying for the award of BA (Hons) in Business (HRM) will find opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills that they have gained on the programme within a wide range of business sectors.
  • Students will benefit from a broad business introduction in years 1 and 2 while specialising in year 3.
  • Students will gain a national and international view of HRM across all fields of business, from developing a performance management system to negotiations within the workplace.
  • Students will learn about the ever-changing business environment and how it is influenced by both national and international issues and challenges.
  • Students will gain invaluable insights into the influence of cross-cultural issues and talent acquisition of an international workforce.
  • Students will explore the evolving industry issues and ethical influences on employee relations.
  • Students will be able to identify the role that Trade Unions and government policy play in human relations.
  • Students will be taught how to formulate and implement a range of learning and talent development practices and strategies for an organisations workforce.
  • Students will establish negotiation techniques, conflict resolution, and mediation in the employment relationship.

Enrollment Cycles

  • March 2024
  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate
  • 2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or another language) and Maths.
  • QQI Level 5 Award
  • A minimum Full QQI Level 5 Award with 3 Distinctions and a Pass or higher in all other remaining subjects.

International Applicants

  • Please contact us to enquire about entry requirements for international qualifications.

English Language

  • If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information please contact us.
  • In response to the worldwide closure of English Language Test Centres arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, Griffith College is now accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. This is a temporary measure for our intakes up to and including February 2022

Year 1

  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Technologies for Business
  • Business Management
  • Optimising Your Potential in Higher Education
  • Business Maths and Statistics
  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Financial Accounting

Year 2

  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Managing Organisational Behaviour
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Business Law and Ethics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Communications and Customer Engagement
  • Business Systems Analysis

Year 3 - Mandatory Modules

  • Business Plan
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic ManagementGlobal Business Environments

Year 3 - Elective Modules

  • International HRM
  • Employee Relations
  • Talent Development
  • Managing and Rewarding Performance

General Fee Information  

  • An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Study Mode: Full-Time

  • Dublin  
  • EUR 5,650.00

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