Human Resource Management (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)

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Duration
3 Years
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Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 25/09/2018

The BA/BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management (Joint Honours) course, focuses on people management, through a combination of business related, organisational behaviour and human resource management (HRM) modules.

 

 

Course

Highlights

  • Flexible module options.
  • Optional work placement year.
  • Knowledge and supportive staff.

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Additional

Information

Optional Work Placement Year

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.

Course Details

Human Resource Management (HRM) is attractive, to those who wish to study business and have a particular interest in the people who work for organisations. Our course integrates business issues with the management of people, helping you apply your learning to real life scenarios.

On the Joint Honours course you will be able to select two subjects to study. At stage two, you have the choice to continue with equal emphasis on your two subjects. Alternatively, you can switch to a major and minor split if you prefer one subject. Your degree title will be derived from the two subjects that you choose.

Read more…

Open Days

Discover your Course

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 with us.

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

Careers

Career Opportunities

As well as careers within the HR profession, opportunities exist for managing people in organisations of all sizes, in the public, private and third sector.

The BA/BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management (joint honours) degree can lead you to further study opportunities such as the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) qualifications, a MBA or a Master degree in a related subject.

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

 

Entry Requirements

A typical offer is BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. Standard entry requirements apply.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

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

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)
    for study at undergraduate level.

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

Course Content

You will be introduced to the theories of Human Resource Management (HRM) in the business context, people in organisations and the foundations of Human Resource Management (HRM). Some of the modules may vary, dependent upon your chosen Joint Honours combination.

  • Introduction to People in Organisations (20 Credits)
    Module code: HRM1002
    Core Module Y
  • Human Resource Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: HRM1008
    Core Module Y
  • HRM in Business Context (20 Credits)
    Module code: HRM1016
    Core Module Y

Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

Facilities &

Special Features

  • combines Human Resource Management with another specialist subject
  • course tutors with relevant professional qualifications and experience
  • opportunities to develop your knowledge and work related skills through different study methods, assessments and experiences
  • you will have access to our student support services to help you with your studies
  • allocated Personal Academic Tutor
  • the opportunity to engage with employability related services and activities through our Changemaker Hub, where you can develop a plan for your future career
  • optional work placement year

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 yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Human Resource Management MA

Human Resource Management PGDip

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Business and Enterprise

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.

Research

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.

Fees & Funding

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

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
Optional Work Placement Year: £900

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

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

International: £12,000
Optional Work Placement Year: £900

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

Sir John Lowther Scholarship

The Sir John Lowther Scholarship provides financial awards of up to £1,500 to postgraduate students studying within the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology. The…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

Joint Honours Study

We offer so many courses, it can be hard to choose just one. With a Joint Honours degree, you can study two courses, whether they are closely related or completely different. Depending on how much time you want to spend on each subject, your degree may emphasise one subject more than the other, which is a major and minor programme. Alternatively, you can study your subjects equally, resulting in a joint degree.

Please visit our Joint Honours page for more information on Joint Honours courses and available Joint Honours combinations.


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 25/09/2018

  • The BA/BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management (Joint Honours) course, focuses on people management, through a combination of business related, organisational behaviour and human resource management (HRM) modules.

     

     

    Course

    Highlights

    • Flexible module options.
    • Optional work placement year.
    • Knowledge and supportive staff.

    HP Laptop and software included with this course.

  • Human Resource Management (HRM) is attractive, to those who wish to study business and have a particular interest in the people who work for organisations. Our course integrates business issues with the management of people, helping you apply your learning to real life scenarios.

    On the Joint Honours course you will be able to select two subjects to study. At stage two, you have the choice to continue with equal emphasis on your two subjects. Alternatively, you can switch to a major and minor split if you prefer one subject. Your degree title will be derived from the two subjects that you choose.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Optional Work Placement Year

    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.

    • Discover your Course

      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 with us.

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

    • Career Opportunities

      As well as careers within the HR profession, opportunities exist for managing people in organisations of all sizes, in the public, private and third sector.

      The BA/BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management (joint honours) degree can lead you to further study opportunities such as the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) qualifications, a MBA or a Master degree in a related subject.

  • A typical offer is BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. Standard entry requirements apply.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

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

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)
      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

  • You will be introduced to the theories of Human Resource Management (HRM) in the business context, people in organisations and the foundations of Human Resource Management (HRM). Some of the modules may vary, dependent upon your chosen Joint Honours combination.

    • Introduction to People in Organisations (20 Credits)
      Module code: HRM1002
      Core Module Y
    • Human Resource Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: HRM1008
      Core Module Y
    • HRM in Business Context (20 Credits)
      Module code: HRM1016
      Core Module Y

    Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

    • 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 yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      Human Resource Management MA

      Human Resource Management PGDip

      Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    • 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.

    • 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.

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

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
    Optional Work Placement Year: £900

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

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

    International: £12,000
    Optional Work Placement Year: £900

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    Sir John Lowther Scholarship

    The Sir John Lowther Scholarship provides financial awards of up to £1,500 to postgraduate students studying within the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology. The…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

  • We offer so many courses, it can be hard to choose just one. With a Joint Honours degree, you can study two courses, whether they are closely related or completely different. Depending on how much time you want to spend on each subject, your degree may emphasise one subject more than the other, which is a major and minor programme. Alternatively, you can study your subjects equally, resulting in a joint degree.

    Please visit our Joint Honours page for more information on Joint Honours courses and available Joint Honours combinations.

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour