University of Bradford

Human Resource Management University of Bradford Degree level: Undergraduate

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Our 3-year BSc (Hons) programme in Human Resource Management gives you the skills you need to operate effectively in the contemporary global business environment.

As a graduate, you'll be equipped to:

  • provide ethical leadership

  • generate sustainable value through people for both business and society

  • thrive in a range of business environments and sectors

You'll get a broad overview of core business disciplines in year one, giving you a firm foundation for your degree. You will then specialise in Human Resource Management through core specialist modules. You'll also have the flexibility to choose additional optional modules related to your interests and career aspirations.

Employability and enterprise skills fundamental for your employability and career development are integrated strongly throughout the programme, improving your critical awareness and career prospects.

Our academic team are research active and industry experienced. This means that the teaching you receive reflects the latest thinking and professional practices.

Professional accreditation
We are proud to be in an elite group of business schools to hold the triple accreditations of Equis, AMBA and AACSB, often referred to as the "Triple Crown".

A number of professional accountancy bodies give exemptions for examinations taken at different stages of their professional qualification, including ICAEW, ACCA, AIA and CIMA, and CPA Australia. Depending on specific accounting modules taken, this programme may entitle students to be eligible for exemptions.

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) accredit this programme. This means that, by successfully completing your degree, you are eligible for exemptions from some ACCA fundamental level examinations.

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the leading UK professional body for HR specialists, accredits our programme in recognition of the fact that it meets rigorous academic and professional standards. The programme provides the underpinning knowledge required to achieve professional levels of CIPD membership. On successfully completing your degree course you will be eligible to receive the CIPD Intermediate Level Diploma in Human Resource Management which leads to associate membership of the Institute. More information is available on the CIPD website.

Rankings
The University of Bradford is ranked 301-400 in the world for Business and Economics in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Course details

Modules

Year one – all core modules: Business Economics, Foundations of Marketing, Introduction to Accounting, Operations and Information Systems Management, People, Work and Organisations, Quantitative Methods in Information Management, Student Self-Development.

Year two - Business Law (core) Employability and Enterprise Skills (core) Employee Relations (core) Organisational Analysis (core) Organisational Design (core) The Transformation of Work (core) Business Information Systems (option) Capital Markets, Investment and Finance (option) Company Law and Administration(option) Consumer Behaviour (option) Econometrics and Business Forecasting (option) Economics of Industry (option) Financial Accounting (option) Financial Management (option) Fundamentals of Decision Support (option) Integrated Marketing Communications (option) Management Accounting (option) Management of Service Operations (option) Marketing Management and Strategy (option) Marketing Research (option) Principles of Personal Finance (option) Resource Planning for Operations (option)

Year three - Human Resource Development (core) Human Resource Management (core) International and Comparative Employment Relations (core) Organisational Change (core) Applied Strategic Management (option) Auditing (option) Brand Management (option) Contemporary Issues in Accounting (option) Corporate Marketing (option) Corporate Reporting (option) Creativity and Innovation (option) Creativity in Marketing (option) Electronic Commerce (option) Enterprise and Innovation in Practice (option) Ethics in Business and Society (option) European Employment Policy (option) Global Business Environment (option) International Accounting(option) International Business Strategy (option) International Finance (option) International Marketing (option) Managing Business in Europe (option) Marketing and Entrepreneurship (option) Personal Financial Planning (option) Portfolio Investment Management (option) Retail Marketing (option) Services Marketing (option) Strategic Information Systems (option) Sustainable Operations Management (option) Taxation (option) The Financial Services Sector and its Environment (option) Understanding Strategic Management (option) World Class Operations (option). Please note that not all options will be available every year as they depend on student demand and staff availability. Students will be given the opportunity to state their preferences and the School of Management will do its best to accommodate these.

Assessment method

Most modules use a mixture of formal lectures, tutorials and seminars. All modules require students to undertake independent study, supported through distance learning technologies such as our Virtual Learning Environment. Reading lists and suggested resources for independent study provide further direction for students to undertake this work, and regular contact hours and informal feedback throughout the courses provide opportunities for further guidance for learners.

Assessments involve a combination of coursework assessments and formal examinations held at the end of each semester, the first-year assessments aim to measure your progress and the assessments that count towards the classification of your degree are held in the second and final years.


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 N600
Institution code B56
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 112 points 112 UCAS tariff points, plus GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or 4 (equivalents accepted).
A level BBC 80 points from 2 full A levels
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma As UCAS tariff
Scottish Higher As UCAS tariff
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 112 UCAS tariff points to include at least 80 points from 2 Higher Level subjects

Plus HL 3 or SL 4 in Maths and English Language and Literature A or English B.
(Language A: Literature, Literature and Performance and Language ab initio are not accepted).

The University welcomes applicants from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the university.

English language requirements for International and EU applicants:

The standard University requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.0 (or equivalent). However, if you require a Tier 4 (student) visa to study you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's requirement which is currently IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5. Conditional offers to international students will be made on this basis.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £15,320 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

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

Provider information

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University of Bradford
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Bradford
BD7 1DP


Course contact details

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Admissions Office - Faculty of Management and Law Team