Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management and Human Resource

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Course summary

People are central to business success. Develop your people management expertise and understanding of how modern businesses function in a fast-changing world on our Business and Human Resource Management BSc. Why choose this course?

  • Approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • No. 1 in the UK for Business Studies (National Student Survey, 2020)
  • Spend a year working in industry, or undertake an entrepreneurship year
  • Study alongside innovative companies based in Keele Business School
  • Study abroad opportunities
The multidisciplinary nature of our Business and Human Resource Management BSc will enable you to build your confidence in handling different people management issues, enhance your professional skills, and increase your understanding of how businesses operate. You will analyse how effective people management expertise can help organisations gain competitive advantage through employing the most appropriate and qualified people, strategy and Human Resource Management (HRM) techniques. Our Business and Human Resource Management BSc is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the curriculum is designed to enable you to acquire the professional competencies required for a successful and exciting future career as one of the business leaders of tomorrow, and to improve your understanding of contemporary developments in both subject areas. You will be introduced to management and learn to critically think about the world of work and a manager’s role in relation to it, as well as management practices. You will also explore global business environments so you can comprehend the different macro-environment factors that can affect organisations. We will provide you with the foundations of Human Resource Management (HRM), focusing on areas including the nature of employment relationships, regulations and current challenges and issues in HRM. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

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Points of entry

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  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

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Please note, our fees for 2023 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2022 entry fees are available on our website:
Business Management and Human Resource at Keele University - UCAS