Sheffield Hallam University

Business and Human Resource Management (top up) Sheffield Hallam University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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  • Convert your Foundation, HND or academic credits into a full honours degree

  • Attain desirable qualifications on a course with strong links to business and the world of HR

  • Apply your theoretical skills in wide-ranging practical projects and exercises

  • Learn with award winning HR practitioners and industry experts

  • Graduate with the academic grounding and real-world expertise needed for a worthwhile HR position

This course allows you to top up your existing qualifications while gaining valuable and sought-after expertise in HR. You'll benefit from expert tutelage and useful industry connections, and graduate ready for a rewarding career in human resources or business.

How you learn

This course is based around the final year of the main Business and Human Resource Management degree. It emphasises the real-world application of business and HR theory, and is designed alongside industry partners, students and professional associations to create employable graduates. Along with learning the core principles of HR management, you'll also develop an understanding of traditional operational management and business concepts.

You learn through

  • research-focused project reports

  • lectures and seminars

  • formal presentations to peers, academics and business clients.

  • reflective practitioner tasks

  • developing technical skills by developing digital and social media platforms

  • essays and assignments

Applied learning
Live projects

Throughout your year of study, you'll undertake numerous live projects that will provide valuable real-world experience. These include formal presentations to members of the business community, as well as to peers and academics. There are also project reports and research on real HR scenarios, and a range of other practice-based tasks.

Networking opportunities

Through wide-ranging live projects, links to the local business community and to our alumni, there will be numerous networking opportunities throughout your studies.

Course details


Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Compulsory modules

Contemporary Developments In Employee Relations And Employment Law 20.00 credits
Developing People And Organisations 20 credits
HR: The Reflective Practitioner 20 credits
Implementing Strategy And Change 20 credits
Research And HR 20 credits

Elective modules

Business In The European Economy 20 credits
Business Operations And Project Management 20 credits
Consultancy Skills For Organisational Change 20 credits
Contemporary Issues In International Business 20 credits
Contemporary Issues In Marketing 20 credits
Customer Psychology 20 credits
Financial Fluency For Decision Making 20 credits
Financial Performance Management 20 credits
Foreign Language 10 credits
Managing For Success 20 credits
Managing The Digital Enterprise 20 credits
Sustainable And Responsible Business In The C21 - Contemporary Challenges 20 credits

Assessment method


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 N1N6
Institution code S21
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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 Applicants normally need one of the following:

• a foundation degree, HND or equivalent qualification in business, with an overall merit profile from year two modules. Your qualification should include relevant HRM-related content in year one and year two.


• 120 year one and 120 year two credits, with an overall mark of 55 per cent or above, from a relevant business degree or equivalent. Your qualification should include relevant HRM-related content in year one and year two.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 With a minimum of 5.5 in all skills.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,650 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

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Provider information

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Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus
Howard Street
S1 1WB

Course contact details

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Student Recruitment Operations Team

(+44) 0114 225 5533