The Changing World of Work (N1085)
15 credits, Level 5
In this module, you are introduced to emerging issues in the practice and theory of human resource management and industrial relations.
It aims to keep you up to date with challenging and leading edge issues facing organisations in these topics and through detailed discussion of these, develop the practice of critical thinking.
The content of the course will change as new challenges emerge, however lectures will initially include issues such as what combination of HRM practices produce effective performance, comparing managers across international spaces and the impact of high performance workplaces in the organisation.
Teaching and assessment
We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
This module is running in the academic year 2020/21. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.