Human Resource Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons)

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Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 23/10/2018

Our BA (Hons) Human Resource Management (Top-up) course is specifically designed for holders of a business related, Higher National Diploma (HND), Foundation degree (or equivalent level 5 qualification), to develop their existing knowledge of Human Resource Management. The award allows you to study for a degree in one year, specialising in Human Resource Management.

The course is designed to explore the different areas of Human Resource Management, allowing you to build upon your existing knowledge.

Course

Highlights

  • Network with HR professionals
  • Different forms of assessments to facilitate your knowledge and skill development
  • Top up your qualification to a complete BA (Hons) degree.

Additional

Information

Top-Up

Boost your career prospects by topping-up your Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma to a full honours degree.

Course Details

The course uses a range of approaches and learning experiences to explore the concepts of Human Resource Management, building upon your existing knowledge.

You will have the opportunity to develop your academic knowledge and work related skills, associated with a career in the HR profession and people management related professions.

Read more…

Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

The HR profession offers many varied career opportunities.

The Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development explains:

“HR opens doors to jobs in every sector. You can build your career internationally or at home. From media to engineering and from banks to charities, pretty much every industry and company will need to hire the expertise of an HR professional.”

CIPD (2015) Endless Possibilities. London: CIPD

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

Entry Requirements

For this course, we look for a HND/Foundation Degree in HRM or business related subject.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
    for study at undergraduate level

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Research Project (20 Credits)
    Module code: HRM4002
    Core Module Y
  • Employee Relations (20 Credits)
    Module code: HRM3005
    Core Module Y
  • Strategic Human Resource Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: HRM3007
    Core Module Y
  • Organisational Change (20 Credits)
    Module code: HRM3008
    Core Module Y
  • Developing People in Organisations (20 Credits)
    Module code: HRM3009
    Core Module Y
  • Developing Cross-Cultural Capability (20 Credits)
    Module code: BUS3011
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

The BA (Hons) in Human Resource Management (Top-up) has many course features which include:

  • opportunity to gain an Honours degree in Human Resource Management within one year (subject to entry requirements and successful completion of all modules, on a full-time basis)
  • the course is assessed using different forms of assessments to facilitate your knowledge and skill development (not all modules are assessed by examination).
  • opportunity to engage with Employability related services through the Changemaker Hub, where you can develop a plan for your future career.
  • opportunity to network with HR professionals
  • opportunities to develop your knowledge and work related skills through different study methods, assessments and experiences
  • opportunities to access the University of Northampton’s student support services to help you with your studies
  • allocated Personal Academic Tutor

Postgraduate Opportunities

Further your study

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Human Resource Management MA

Network with fellow graduates

Mentors Matter

Sometimes the most valuable advice can actually come from people who have walked in your shoes.

We have an Alumni E-Mentoring scheme that does just that. It puts you in touch with other University of Northampton graduates who in turn can offer a number of mentoring services. From CV advice to the possibility of job offers, sign up to become a mentor or a mentee.

Research

at the University of Northampton

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

Opportunities Available

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,000
Part Time: £1,400 per 20 Credit Module

Additional Costs

An additional cost to consider for this course would be printing costs and subject related trips. In previous years this has not exceeded £100 per year.

You may choose to subscribe to Student Membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD). To find out more about Student Membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development, please visit the CIPD website.

2018/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,000
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 Credit Module

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,750

Additional Costs

An additional cost to consider for this course would be printing costs and subject related trips. In previous years this has not exceeded £100 per year.

You may choose to subscribe to Student Membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD). To find out more about Student Membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development, please visit the CIPD website.

2018/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,200


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 23/10/2018

  • Our BA (Hons) Human Resource Management (Top-up) course is specifically designed for holders of a business related, Higher National Diploma (HND), Foundation degree (or equivalent level 5 qualification), to develop their existing knowledge of Human Resource Management. The award allows you to study for a degree in one year, specialising in Human Resource Management.

    The course is designed to explore the different areas of Human Resource Management, allowing you to build upon your existing knowledge.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Network with HR professionals
    • Different forms of assessments to facilitate your knowledge and skill development
    • Top up your qualification to a complete BA (Hons) degree.
  • The course uses a range of approaches and learning experiences to explore the concepts of Human Resource Management, building upon your existing knowledge.

    You will have the opportunity to develop your academic knowledge and work related skills, associated with a career in the HR profession and people management related professions.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Top-Up

    Boost your career prospects by topping-up your Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma to a full honours degree.

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      The HR profession offers many varied career opportunities.

      The Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development explains:

      “HR opens doors to jobs in every sector. You can build your career internationally or at home. From media to engineering and from banks to charities, pretty much every industry and company will need to hire the expertise of an HR professional.”

      CIPD (2015) Endless Possibilities. London: CIPD

  • For this course, we look for a HND/Foundation Degree in HRM or business related subject.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
      for study at undergraduate level

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Research Project (20 Credits)
      Module code: HRM4002
      Core Module Y
    • Employee Relations (20 Credits)
      Module code: HRM3005
      Core Module Y
    • Strategic Human Resource Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: HRM3007
      Core Module Y
    • Organisational Change (20 Credits)
      Module code: HRM3008
      Core Module Y
    • Developing People in Organisations (20 Credits)
      Module code: HRM3009
      Core Module Y
    • Developing Cross-Cultural Capability (20 Credits)
      Module code: BUS3011
      Core Module Y
    • Further your study

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      Human Resource Management MA

    • Mentors Matter

      Sometimes the most valuable advice can actually come from people who have walked in your shoes.

      We have an Alumni E-Mentoring scheme that does just that. It puts you in touch with other University of Northampton graduates who in turn can offer a number of mentoring services. From CV advice to the possibility of job offers, sign up to become a mentor or a mentee.

    • at the University of Northampton

      We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • Opportunities Available

      We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,000
    Part Time: £1,400 per 20 Credit Module

    Additional Costs

    An additional cost to consider for this course would be printing costs and subject related trips. In previous years this has not exceeded £100 per year.

    You may choose to subscribe to Student Membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD). To find out more about Student Membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development, please visit the CIPD website.

    2018/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,000
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 Credit Module

    2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,750

    Additional Costs

    An additional cost to consider for this course would be printing costs and subject related trips. In previous years this has not exceeded £100 per year.

    You may choose to subscribe to Student Membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD). To find out more about Student Membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development, please visit the CIPD website.

    2018/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,200

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour