Human Resource Management (with Foundation Year) at University of East London - UCAS

Course summary

How do people function and flourish in a business? What ethical codes should businesses follow? Will the role of employees change as business, technology and society changes? These are the sorts of questions HR professionals seek to answer and that you'll address on this course. All businesses need employees who understand people management, and this degree is designed to train you in HR for the professional environment. It's accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development to ensure your skills will be relevant and recognised by employers, and we incorporate as much hands-on experience and professional training as possible; you'll network with professionals, learn from guest speakers, and have the chance to take a work placement module. The University of East London fosters an inclusive and open environment, welcoming students from all backgrounds, including many mature students and students from all over the world. Our extended foundation year course is perfect if you want a degree in business management but you don't have the standard entry requirements. We prepare you for your degree during the foundation year, bringing you up to speed with academic skills and a firm grounding in the subject. You can then go on to study the full undergraduate degree.


Foundation Year: Mental Wealth: Employability in a Changing World (Core), Developing Academic Skills for Business (Core), Developing Academic Literacy (Core), Inside Business (Core), Connecting to Business and Employment through Volunteering (Core), The Global Business Enterprise (Core) Year 1: Mental Wealth 1: Academic and Digital Proficiency (Core), Fundamentals of Economics (Core), Business Statistics and Data Analysis (Core), Foundations of Marketing (Core), People and Organisations (Core), Fundamentals of Business Accounting (Core) Year 2: Mental Wealth 2: Graduate Employment Competencies (Core), Managing and Coordinating the HR Function (Core), Resourcing and Talent Management (Core), Employment Law (Core), Reward Management (Core), Learning and Development (Optional), International HRM (Optional), HRM Work-Based Reflective Practice (Optional), Optional placement (Optional) Year 3: Mental Wealth 3: Global Enterprise and Consultancy (Core), Applied HR Project (Core), Employee Engagement & Employment Relations (Core), Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) (Core), Strategic HRM & Leadership in Organisations (Core), Business Ethics & Business Research (Core) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.

Assessment method

Foundation Year - 100% coursework. Assessment will be based on practical and vocational skills as well theoretical knowledge. As a result you will be assessed through a variety of methods, ensuring different aspects of your skill set are acknowledged and rewarded – these methods include; coursework, essays, examinations, industry-related practice, presentations, project work, practical reports, portfolio development and group work. The variety of assessment techniques also ensures you are exposed to different ways of working that will be useful in your future career; keeping a portfolio and working on projects are natural ways of working in industry that will be encouraged during your studies.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14820 Year 1
International £14820 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Human Resource Management (with Foundation Year) at University of East London - UCAS