University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management with Human Resources Management (with sandwich placement)

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Course summary

It’s imperative for businesses to effectively recruit, retain and motivate their employees to succeed in a competitive, global economy. So, we’ve designed you a course - in consultation with industry and professional bodies – so you can gain all the core academic and practical skills you’ll need to specialise in the human dimension of business and management. Course Overview This course builds on our core management degree. You’ll cover HR management theory and practice before focusing in on specifics, from employee development and performance to managing a global workforce. You’ll explore wider processes and business strategy so you gain the cross-departmental understanding a strong HR manager needs, while our learn and do ethos will ensure you’re thoroughly prepared for the challenges and opportunities of big business. On this course you will...

  • Develop a firm understanding of the disciplines of Human Resource Management.
  • Study HR systems and their impact upon organisations and people in the context of current business landscapes.
  • Nurture the skills needed to bring change to organisations.
  • Explore how to meet the diverse needs of employees.
  • Learn how to communicate effectively.
What you will learn You'll get a firm grasp of the fundamentals of Business Management with Human Resource Management in small, medium, and large organisations with sound knowledge. But you won't just learn theoretically about business - you'll be doing it. Our innovative teaching can bolster your human resources business practice, because you'll find yourself leading a lecture, or turning the classroom into a boardroom, giving you every opportunity to build your business confidence. Year one
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • The Business Environment
  • Introduction to Business Finance
  • Fundamentals of Business
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Management Accounting
Year two
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Responsibility, Ethics and Sustainability in Practice
  • Human Resource Management, Theory and Practice
  • Services Marketing
  • Managing Operations
  • Employee Development and Performance
  • Sandwich Placement
Year three
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Business Psychology
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Managing the Global Workforce
  • Applied Business Research and Analysis (optional module)
  • Independent Project (optional module)
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship (optional module)

Course details

Modules

Year one - Compulsory modules: Managing People and Organisations, The Business Environment, Introduction to Business Finance, Fundamentals of Business, Principles of Marketing, Management Accounting. Year two - Compulsory modules: Organisational Behaviour, Responsibility, ethics and sustainability in practice, Human Resource Management, Theory and Practice, Services Marketing, Managing Operations, Employee Development and Performance, Sandwich placement. Year three - Compulsory modules: Strategic Analysis, Business Psychology, International Human Resource Management, Managing the Global Workforce. Optional modules (subject to availability and demand): Applied Business Research and Analysis, Independent Project, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2022.

If you already have a 2022 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
N107
Institution code:
C99
Campus name:
Lancaster
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Business Management with Human Resources Management (with sandwich placement) at University of Cumbria - UCAS