MTU Business Academy

Bachelor of Arts in

Human Resource Management

Department of Organisation and Professional Development

BA in Human Resource Management

Programme Details

In Brief

Department & School

Department of Organisation and Professional Development, School of Business


MTU Bishopstown Campus, Cork

Mode of Study


Method of Delivery

Blended (on campus and online)
Semester One – Mondays & Wednesdays, 6pm -10pm
Semester Two – Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 6pm-10pm


Three years part-time (6 Semesters)

Commencement Date

September 2023

Course Fee

€185 per 5 credit module, (incl. exam fees)


180 ECTS

Programmes - BA in Human Resource Management


Olive Murphy O'Dwyer
+353 (0) 21 433 5900

What To Expect

The course is designed to meet the needs of those working in human resources/training and development or for someone aspiring to a career in the discipline. The course also attracts line managers, supervisors and team leaders who wish to gain people management skills.


Graduates of this degree are eligible for membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Graduates may also progress to BA (Honours) in Human Resource Management or to the Honours Bachelor of Business via one semester of Bridging Studies.


For detailed module information, please click the button below


The minimum requirements are Grade D3 (ordinary level) in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate, to include Mathematics and either English or Irish.

Mature students will be considered on an individual basis.

This course is offered on a modularised basis and requires participants to attain 60 credits in each year.

€185 per 5 credit module, (incl. exam fees).
Fees for Semester 1 to be paid on registration.

All part-time programmes at MTU will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that fees quoted relate to the academic year 2023-2024 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.

Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by e-mail to their MTU e-mail account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

For more information on Fees, please visit the MTU Fees Website.

Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €450 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.

You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the ‘apply now’ button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.

Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please visit – MTU Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Service

Olive Murphy O’Dwyer, Course Coordinator
+353 (0) 21 433 5900
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