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Bachelor of Human Resource Management (Hons)
Bachelor of Human Resource Management (Hons)

Bachelor of Human Resource Management (Hons)

  • ID:UH440088
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
£75,405.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • Grade 4/C in English and Mathematics.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

Human resources (HR) typically focuses on the management of people within an organisation, and this course gives you the skills and knowledge for a successful career in this important area. You’ll study topics that fundamentally underpin HR management, including legal issues, economics, people resourcing, accounting and marketing. You’ll then move on to specialist modules such as organisational psychology, employment relations, individual employment law, ethics, contemporary HRD and performance management. Once you’ve completed the course, you can apply for associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

You can also study a language with this course. You can be awarded the degree ‘with language’ in the title if you choose to study a foreign language in all years of study.

  • Study for your degree at one of the UK’s leading business-facing university.
  • Become a knowledgeable, highly skilled human resources professional.
  • Take modules created in consultation with employers, focused on the skills they really need.
  • Choose to learn a new language, take a year-long work placement or study abroad for a year.
  • Graduate with associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Personal Development (CIPD).

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Principles of Marketing, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Work and Organisations, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Economics for Business, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • HRM Practice and Society, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to Business Operations, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Information Systems for Business, 15 Credits, Optional
  • International Environment of Business 2: Law, Ethics and Culture, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Financial Analysis Techniques, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Performance Management and Reward, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Organisational Psychology, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Business and Enterprise Contexts, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Information Systems for HRM, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Enhancing Employability in Human Resource Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Employment Law, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Principles of Operations Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Exploring Business Ethics, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Cross-cultural Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Geopolitics, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 6

  • Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional
  • Employment Relations, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • International Human Resource Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Training and Development, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Placement Portfolio, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Industry Practice for Human Resource Professionals, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Contemporary Developments in HRD, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Diversity and Equality at Work, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • HBS Placement, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Industrial Placement Sem B only, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Industrial Placement Year, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad (South East Asia), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Supply Chain Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Business and Commercial Awareness, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad (North America), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad (Australia), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad A (Europe), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad B (Europe), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Placement Study Abroad (Europe), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Industrial Placement (Semester A), 0 Credits, Optional
  • Dissertation - Human Resources, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Creative Problem Solving for Managers, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Research Methods, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Leadership and Organisations, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Business Strategy, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Contemporary Issues in Ethics, Business and Sustainability, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Collective Employment Law ,15 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Our human resources graduates often go into HRM graduate schemes, consultancy or HR related positions in the private, public or not-for-profit sectors. Whichever path you choose, you’ll have a sound knowledge of HRM and business management, as well as the transferable skills employers need.
  • Our BA Human Resource Management is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), so you’ll become an associate member when you graduate. The CIPD is a highly respected body in HR, so this is a real advantage.
  • You can also stay on at Hertfordshire and study at postgraduate level. We offer an MA Human Resource Management which can help you develop even more advanced expertise.

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Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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