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Human Resource Management and Business (Joint Honours) BA (Hons)

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code:

    N6N1

  • Level:

    Undergraduate

  • Duration:

    Full Time: 3 Years
    Part Time: 4 - 6 Years

  • Starting:

    September

  • Fees UK:

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,465

  • Fees International:

    Full Time: £13,000

Get in touch


For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

UK/EU Students enquiries

study@northampton.ac.uk
0300 303 2772

International Students enquiries

international@northampton.ac.uk
+44 (0)1604 894503

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Overview


Joint Honours Human Resource Management and Business offers modules which are geared towards developing your competence and skill as a manager as well as your knowledge of wider business issues. The programme is delivered around a variety of core subjects and option choices. The course is flexible and you can tailor the modules around your specific interests. In years two and three you can choose to specialise your studies whilst being fully supported by our experienced academic team.

We will support you to achieve your career and study ambitions, which is why if you complete our Employability Plus Gold programme or Changemaker Gold certificate alongside your studies and if you haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating* we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you, or support you into postgraduate study.

*with a 2:2 degree classification or higher

Updated 25/11/2020

Highlights


  • Flexible module options.
  • Optional work placement year.
  • Knowledgeable and supportive staff.
  • Guaranteed paid internship with the Northampton Employment Promise.

Course Content


  • The programme has been structured to develop your knowledge and entrepreneurial skills and enhance your future employability. Upon completion of the Human Resource Management and Business Joint Honours programme you will be able to progress your career in a wide range of organisations stretching across any sector or industry within management, business or HR.

    The importance of the theories, concepts, principles and practices through which the functioning, management and development of people can occur is emphasised in this programme. You will explore the HRM function from small businesses through to global corporations. The course introduces all areas of management and business preparing you for a future of making sound operational and strategic decisions which are important as organisations are now demanding higher levels of business related skills. The programme explores people, groups, teams and development and is of considerable general vocational relevance. An understanding of people and the enhancement of personal performance are key features of the requirements of employers in every field.

    Methods of Learning

    For this programme taught study would be a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops, usually for 12 hours per week. We recommend students spend 24 hours per week in self-directed study time.

    Assessments

    The assessments will include written assignments, personal development journals, learning logs, literature reviews, group presentations, reports and examinations.

  • 21/22 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 21/22 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • UK Full Time: £9,250
    • UK Part Time: £1,465 per 20 credit module
    • International Full Time: £13,000

    For information on the scholarships available to you, please see our scholarships page.

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2021. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • UK/EU Full Time: £9,250
    • UK/EU Part Time: £1,450 per 20 credit module
    • International Full Time: £12,900
    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

  • You are encouraged to undertake a year-long placement in between Stages Two and Three of study. If you meet the entry criteria, and choose to take up a placement year you will find it an invaluable experience that helps you to apply your learning in your final year and prepares you for your career. Whilst on your Optional Work Placement Year you will study a 40 credit module ‘The Placement Year Experience – Organisations in Context’. We offer a lot of support in helping you to find a placement, which can be in the UK or overseas.

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