Business with Human Resource Management [with Foundation year] at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS

Anglia Ruskin University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business with Human Resource Management [with Foundation year]

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Course summary

Your interest in business and people makes you stand out. You’re a people champion, an ambitious problem solver, an intuitive communicator, and a born leader. Hone those skills with a Business with Human Resource Management BSc (Hons) degree at ARU. You’ll grasp fundamental business knowledge, including project and strategic management, sustainability, business law and more. With this knowledge, you’ll learn how to improve performance and foster growth. From company culture, to direction and profit, people are an essential pillar of every business. As a human resources professional, you’ll truly celebrate people and be a driving force behind business success. At ARU, we are helping to develop the next generation of business practitioners and thinkers. We know that your future career is important and you want to build your CV. So we’ll encourage you to grab every opportunity for real-world experience: there’s even the chance to study abroad for a semester in Europe, Canada, the USA or Malaysia – with funding on offer to help cover the costs. As a trusted partner of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, our Business with Human Resource Management BSc (Hons) degree course is CIPD accredited – this means that you’ll also be able to take advantage of an Associate CIPD membership during your time as a student with us at ARU. This course will prepare you for working in a variety of HR roles, including recruitment and selection, employee relations or personnel, training and development and beyond – it’s up to you where your degree takes you. The world of business never stands still - join us and see where your talents can take you.


Level 3 (foundation year): Foundation in Business. Level 4 modules: Introduction to Financial Analysis and Management, Global Business Environment and International Strategy, Organisational Behaviour, The Entrepreneurial Journey, Introduction to Business Contracts and the Law. Level 5 modules: The Entrepreneurial Journey, Project Management and Implementation, Developing Professional Practice and Using Information in HR, Managing HR and Improving Organisational Performance, Ruskin Module. Level 6 modules: Strategic Management, HR Management in Context and Reward Management, Employment Law and Relations, Undergraduate Major Project.

Assessment method

You can expect an interesting mix of coursework, essays, exams and activity-based assignments. Your coursework could include problem-solving activities, consultancy projects, presentations and group or individual reports. You'll also be able to access support materials through our learning management system (Canvas). All assessment is designed to allow you to demonstrate what you’ve learned from modules, and to make sure you’re developing the knowledge and skills you need to complete the course.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

5 GCSEs at grade 3, or grade D, or above, (or equivalent) plus evidence of having attempted two years of post GCSE study at level 3. Students who have achieved a minimum of 1 A level (or equivalent), will be exempt from the two year post GCSE requirement (as stated above) but must still hold 5 GCSEs (as stated above). Applicants who do not meet the two years post GCSE study at level 3 may be considered based on their satisfactory employment history, which must be a minimum of two years full time employment supported by employer evidence and deemed appropriate by the University for meeting the course of study applied for. Students without English as their first language will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 5.5 (Academic level with at least 5.5 in each of the four components) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognized by Anglia Ruskin University.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 5.5 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

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

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
Business with Human Resource Management [with Foundation year] at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS