University of Reading

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business and Management (Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour) with Placement Year

Course options

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Course summary

Develop the skills and knowledge to prepare for a role in human resources management on the on the BSc Business and Management (Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour) with Placement Year, and gain real-world experience on a placement. This flexible course offers you the opportunity to specialise in the area of Human Resources Management and Organisational Behaviour. People are at the heart of every organisation. On this course, we will introduce the current workplace trends and issues that are relevant to people management, and ensure you are equipped to shape and drive the workforce of tomorrow. You will be taught by world-class scholars and practitioners in the field, including the World of Work Institute, and Henley Business School members and directors. Your modules will cover:

  • international human resources management
  • strategic human resources management
  • organisational behaviour
  • leadership
Alongside these, you will also study the core disciplines that underpin business – including economics, psychology and sociology – and explore theories and concepts such as:
  • international strategy
  • operations
  • entrepreneurship
  • data analytics
  • accounting.
You’ll learn through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical workshops, and self-guided study. This will provide the opportunity to discuss subject materials in an in-depth way with your lecturers and fellow students. Throughout your studies, you will:
  • explore the interdisciplinary nature of business
  • apply the skills and knowledge you learn to current business problems
  • study the emerging challenges facing global markets.
Choose BSc Business and Management (Marketing) at Henley Business School
  • Ranked 6th for graduate prospects in Business, Management & Marketing in the Guardian University Guide, 2020.
  • Triple-accredited status from the UK, European and US accrediting bodies (AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB).
Flexible study options After the first year of your BSc Business and Management (Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour) degree, you will have the option to transfer to any of our other specialist pathways:
  • BSc Business and Management (Accounting)
  • BSc Business and Management (Entrepreneurship)
  • BSc Business and Management (Data Analytics and Digital Business)
  • BSc Business and Management (Marketing)
  • BSc International Business and Management
  • BSc International Business and Management with a Modern Language
Alternatively, you could transfer onto the more general BSc Business and Management where you’ll be offered a wide range of options in your second and final years – allowing you to tailor your learning to your individual interests. We also offer two other variations of this course: BSc Business and Management (Human Resources and Organisational Management), a three-year course without Placement Year; and BSc Business and Management (Human Resources and Organisational Management) with Year Abroad, a four-year course with a year studying overseas instead of on placement. Placement Year in Industry In your third year, you’ll have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a real-world setting with our Work Placement module. We will support you to find and secure a placement that’s right for you. As well as enriching your studies, an industry placement can be an excellent way to:
  • deepen your knowledge and develop new skills
  • build a network of industry contacts
  • boost your employability with new experiences
  • learn more about the sector you may wish to enter.

Modules

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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N217
Institution code:
R12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Contextual offers for this programme are typically two grades beneath our standard entry requirement, e.g. BBC.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
TOEFL (iBT)88We require a minimum score of 88 overall with no less than 17 in Listening and Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
Cambridge English AdvancedBWe require a grade B or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
Cambridge English ProficiencyCWe require a grade C or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
PTE Academic69We require a minimum score of 69 overall with at least 59 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Institution's Own TestTest of English for Educational Purposes (TEEP). We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Trinity ISEMeritWe require a Merit in each element from ISE II. If you take ISE III or ISE IV, we require a Pass in each element.

Full list of acceptable English Language Tests

http://www.reading.ac.uk/ad-EnglishTests.aspx


Unistats information

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £22350 Year 1
International £22350 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business and Management (Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour) with Placement Year at University of Reading - UCAS