Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management (Human Resource Management)

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Course summary

Why study BA Business Management (Human Resources Management) at Middlesex University? If you want to learn how businesses work and how to manage people, then this is the degree for you. You’ll learn about the theory and practice of how businesses operate and what their environments are like. You’ll also study a variety of management styles, alongside the law and practices related to managing people. You’ll be supported by a team of tutors who have industry experience. You will be exposed to key HR practices such as hiring practices, HR law, the ethics of employment and other abilities you'll need during your career. You’ll undertake a work placement so you can apply your skills to a live work setting. Using our industry connections, we'll help you find a role in the HR team of a top company, in an industry relevant to your interests. You can do this over the course of a year or over two summers. Past students have done placements with the NHS, The Walt Disney Company, and Hays Recruitment. Develop your business and human resources skills Developing the essential skills and knowledge to succeed in business management, you will focus on modules such as strategic management, leadership, and business development. You’ll build your key business skills with us, including workshops, role-plays and discussions as you analyse case studies and business management practices. We also ensure that you build your specialist knowledge and the ability to deal with stakeholders, business resourcing and process, as well as understanding strategy, production and distribution of products and services. Our graduates have gone on to successful careers all over the world. Using the knowledge and skills learned with us they've started jobs in companies across the world, including places like Western Union, Emirates and Santander. Get the support you need to succeed Our personalised approach gives you the support you need to succeed as a student. While you are an undergraduate or foundation year student, you’ll have a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. If you need support with academic writing, numeracy and library skills, we’ll be sure to provide it. Our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants have studied your subject and can support you based on their own experience. If you have an interest in gaining specialist HR knowledge and want to learn about the larger business landscape, then this is the course for you. Diversity of Students and Faculty The program has a strong culture of fostering and supporting equal opportunities for students of all ages, backgrounds and outlooks. Such diversity of thinking, experiences and skills exists also amongst our academic staff so they can better serve and address your needs.


Year 1 Quantitative Methods for Business (30 credits) - Compulsory Financial Concepts of Business (30 credits) - Compulsory Management Concepts (15 credits) - Compulsory Marketing Theory and Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory People Management (15 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Organisational Behaviour (15 credits) - Compulsory Business Environment (15 credits) – Compulsory Operations Management (30 credits) - Compulsory Management Information Systems (15 credits) - Compulsory Human Resource Management in Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Principles of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (15 credits) - Compulsory Year 3 Leadership and Management Development (30 credits) - Compulsory Strategic Management (30 credits) - Compulsory Equality Diversity and Inclusion (30 credits) - Optional Contemporary Issues in HRM (30 credits) - Compulsory Leading Change (30 credits) - Optional Research Project (30 credits) - Optional Consulting to Organisations (30 credits) - Optional Work Internship (30 credits) - Optional

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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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
EU £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/business-management-human-resources
Business Management (Human Resource Management) at Middlesex University - UCAS