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MN5470   Managing Human Resources

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Not available as an optional module for any programme.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module reviews the key theoretical and practical aspects involved in managing human resources. The module content covers both the strategic and operational requirements necessary to secure, develop, reward and retain employees and to ensure their maximum contribution to organisational performance requirements. Individual, organisational and contextual factors that influence the management of people are also considered and throughout there is an emphasis on the critical, analytical and evaluative study of the subject.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Lectures and seminars.

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr A Baluch, Mr M J Dowling