BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

This course will give you an understanding of how human resources (HR) managers operate and how skilled managers can contribute to the success of a business and it's employees. Whether you want to set up your own business, work in a large corporation or in the public sector, we can help you achieve your goals.

As the global business environment continues to become more competitive and challenging, businesses need to take more risks. They need to develop sustainable business models that serve their customers and have a positive impact on society. We will prepare you for a career in this rapidly changing business and social environment, equipping you with the skills needed to adapt and develop as a people professional. You will develop into a graduate who is able to improve the quality of human resource management decision making, leadership and business practice across a range of organisations and in a variety of contexts.

If you do not yet meet the minimum requirements for entry straight onto this degree course, or feel you are not quite ready for the transition to Higher Education, this is a great option for you. Passing a foundation year guarantees you a place on this degree course the following academic year.

Entry Requirements


  • 104 UCAS Tariff points
  • 3 GCSEs at grade C/4 (or equivalent) including English Language.

International Students

If you are an international student you will need to show that your qualifications match our entry requirements.

Information about international qualifications and entry requirements can be found on our International pages.

If English is not your first language you will need to show that you have English Language competence at IELTS level 6.0 (with no skill below 5.5) or equivalent.

Mature Learners Entry Scheme

If you have been out of education for 3 years or more and have a grade C GCSE in English Language or equivalent, you are eligible for our entry scheme for mature learners. It's a scheme that recognises non-traditional entry qualifications and experience for entry onto this course. Information on how to apply can be found on our dedicated page.

Career Prospects

On this course you will build transferrable skills that can be applied to many different careers. You will develop skills in communication, research, negotiation, people management, problem solving and more.

This degree could be the first step toward your career as a:

  • Human resources officer
  • Arbitrator
  • Careers adviser
  • Management consultant
  • Talent agent
  • Training and development officer

Course Details

Optional Placement Year

As with all of our Business courses, you have the option to go on a placement year between years 2 and 3 of your degree. If you choose not to do a full year, you can do a shorter placement module in Year 2. You can also choose to study abroad for a semester at one of our partner universities.

Year 1

Practising Responsible Business Behaviours
Organisational Behaviour in a Digital Age
Entrepreneurship and the Business Environment
Business Analytics and the Block Chain
Managing Employee Performance in the Contemporary Workplace
Becoming a HR Professional through People Practice

Year 2

Management Practice in Disruptive Times
Managing Diversity and Inclusion in the Technological Revolution
Employee Resourcing for Effective Organisations
Management Research Methods
Professional Placement
Business, Creativity and Opportunism Skills for the Workplace of Today
Developing Talent in Organisations

Year 3

Research Investigation
Contemporary Visions for HR Policy and Practice
Managing Organisational Development and Design
Globalisation and Contemporary HR
HR Professionals: Driving Culture through Change

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