De Montfort University

Business Management and Human Resource Management De Montfort University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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This degree provides you with a foundation in fundamental business concepts, practices and methods, with the opportunity to follow a general business pathway alongside a specialised focus on Human Resource Management (HRM).

- Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) approved centre
ensuring that developments and practices from industry inform our teaching
- Gain associate membership of the CIPD when you graduate
helping you to get ahead in your professional career
- Combine study in areas as diverse as marketing, finance and strategy
whilst specialising in HR subjects such as managing change, employment relations, culture, motivation and leadership, giving you a broad range of specialist skills
- Placement opportunities with local, national and global companies
including NHS, Marks and Spencer, Siemens, Lidl, Rugby Borough Council
- Our alumni are employed by leading brands in graduate roles
such as HR Advisor at Dunelm Head Office, Learning and Development Manager at Miss Selfridges, HR Consultant at Jaguar Land Rover and Recruitment Coordinator at BUPA
- Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal
Trips have included Copenhagen, New York, Berlin, San Diego and Toronto

Course details


Year 1
Employability, Professionalism and Academic Study Skills
Global Business Issues
Introduction to HRM
Financial Decision Making
Politics in Business
Introduction to Work and Organisations

Year 2
Contemporary Management
HRM in the Workplace
Plus option modules from the following indicative list:
Organisational Behaviour
Employment Relations
Resolving Individual Disputes Within the Workplace
Business Research Issues and Analysis
European Business Issues
Progressive Franchising

Year 3
Global Contemporary Business Issues
Service Operations Management
Critical HRM*
Plus option modules from the following indicative list:
Service Operations Management
Crisis and Business Continuity Management
Strategy and Management Dissertation
Creative Management and Marketing
Business Ethics
HRM Project
Managing Equality and Diversity
Reflective Business Practice*
Globalisation and International HRM

  • Only applicable to those who students who have undertaken a placement year.

Assessment method

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, group work and self-directed study. Assessment is through coursework (presentations, essays and reports) and usually an exam or test, which is typically weighted as follows in your first year:

Exam: 30%
Coursework: 70%
These assessment weightings are indicative only. The exact weighting may vary depending on option modules chosen by students and teaching methods deployed by the academic member of staff each year. Indicative assessment weighting and assessment type per module are shown as part of the module information. Again these are based on the current academic session.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code NN61
Institution code D26
Campus name Leicester Campus
Campus code Y

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points from at least two A Levels.

Plus five GCSEs at grades A*–C (9 - 4) including English Language and Maths.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit or equivalent.
English (Language or Literature) and Maths GCSE required as separate qualifications at grades A* - C (9 -4).
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 including a minimum of 5.5 in each component

or equivalent

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,750 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that fees for subsequent years of study for continuing students are subject to an annual review. Any increase in fee will be in line with RPI-X (linked to the retail price index) and the fee cap set by the Government.

Provider information

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