The BA/BSc (Hons) Business and Management Human Resource degree is ideal for students who are interested in a career in managing corporate human resources, management and skills training, management recruitment or HRM consultancy. Study how organisations can succeed through the effective management of people on this career-focused course. You learn a broad range of core business skills and gain specialist knowledge of human resource management and the HR profession.
This degree provides you with a foundation in fundamental business concepts, practices and methods, with the opportunity to follow a general business pathway alongside a specialised focus on Human Resource Management.
The BA/BSc (Hons) Business and Management Human Resource course is designed to provide you with an insight into the day-to-day life of a HR practitioner, develop your commercial awareness and understanding, to ensure that you develop skills and experience that you can take to the workplace and gain the latest research-informed knowledge and insights.
Your HR awareness is underpinned by learning about core related business areas including marketing, finance, strategic planning and law – all within a HR context. The range of topics you study equips you for a successful career in a diverse range of roles and business areas.
We also focus on developing your practical and technical HR skills alongside your knowledge and understanding. For example, in a first year assessment, you work as a team to plan and build a HR intranet site for an organisation.
The course introduces you to different business functions and provides a broad perspective on the global business environment. With a specialism towards human resource management (HRM) you will also learn both theory and practice behind people management. You will learn to apply organisational psychology and sociology theory to understand different aspects of HRM, and to deepen your understanding of essential management skills such as coaching, mentoring and developing talent. This course opens up a range of further career opportunities in human resource management and more broadly in consultancy and management in either public, private or third sector organisations.
Course Length: 3 years / 4 years including Foundation year;
Start dates: January / May / September;