Business and Human Resource Management at University of Essex - UCAS

Course summary

A successful business is the product of its parts, and effective human resource management is a key element. Professional and responsible management of human resources (HRM) is a vital component of managing any business: facilitating the wellbeing of its employees, supporting senior management and helping staff achieve personal and business objectives. By studying BSc Business and Human Resource Management at Essex Business School, you will develop the knowledge and skills to become a successful and progressive Human Resource professional. As well as covering a range of general management topics such as business strategy, marketing, accounting and operations and supply chain management, you will also cover topical human resources management issues. For example, you will explore:

  • The foundations of HRM
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Ethical business
  • International HRM
Not only will you gain an academic understanding of how business and human resource management are interconnected, you will also develop your communication, team-working and analytic skills, which will be directly transferable into the world of work and employment. During your final year of study, you will be able to undertake an independent research project into a contemporary human resource management topic of your choice, allowing you to put your knowledge into practice and further develop employment skills. It is expected that this course will be accredited by the Chartered Institute of People Development (CIPD). Studying for an accredited degree gives your career a head-start by allowing you to move into a professional role faster once you’ve graduated. Modules You can tailor your learning experience to your future career with a choice of optional modules. More information about these can be found on the University of Essex website.

How to apply

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  • Year 1

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Business and Human Resource Management at University of Essex - UCAS