Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

Business Management with Human Resource Management

Undergraduate                  BA (Hons)

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What you'll study

First year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Introduction to Contemporary Business Practices

  • Accounting and Finance

  • Business Environments

  • Applications for Contemporary Business Practice

  • Marketing

Optional modules

  • Passport Languages

  • World Economy

  • Summer School

Second year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Business Law and Corporate Citizenship

  • The Organisational and Environmental Context of HRM

  • Research Methods

  • Organisational Management

  • Learning and Development

Optional modules

  • Understanding Entrepreneurship

  • Sustainable Business: Practice and Principles

  • Organisation in the Digital Economy

  • Procurement and Supply Chain Operations

  • Consumer and Business Buyer Behaviour

  • Financial Reporting

  • Financial Management

  • Decision Making for Managers

  • Work Based Learning

  • Passport Languages

  • Summer School

Final year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Critical Issues in Organisational Management

  • Critical Concepts in HRM

  • Business Strategies

  • Employee Relations and Engagement

  • Dissertation or Research Project

Optional modules

  • Enterprise Systems and Business Intelligence

  • Business Project Management

  • Passport Languages

  • Work Based Learning

  • Management Consulting

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More about this course

Our business management programmes are perfect if you want to develop a broad skill-set that will help you deal with the complexity and diversity of the modern business world. You'll discover how organisations work and discover how to seize the right opportunities at the right time. But you'll also learn how to be a responsible manager by considering legal and ethical issues. You'll study in state-of-the-art facilities under leading experts who'll bring theory to life with exciting case studies, live projects and guest speakers. Our many professional accreditations reflect our relevance to the real world of business.

By choosing to focus on Human Resource Management, you'll gain specialist knowledge which will put you in a strong position for graduate roles in HR. Develop your employability by spending a year in work, gaining invaluable experience and creating contacts. Or spend a year studying abroad with one of our partners across Europe, Asia, North America and Australia to give your degree an international flavour. There are also opportunities to take part in international summer schools including top destinations such as Copenhagen Business School and Hong Kong University. We're currently seeking accreditation for this course from the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development.

Teaching and Learning

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Tailor your course by studying business as a core subject with one of four complementary specialist areas.

One of very few universities to offer a four-year business programme with an integrated masters

Learn with state-of-the-art business software in our inspiring Grade II listed buildings.

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Study abroad and gain valuable and life-enriching experience as part of your degree.

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Entry requirements

2018 Tariff points: 112 points. Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from 

  • A levels
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
  • or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications

UCAS has changed the way that qualifications earn points under the Tariff system. Please click here to work out your estimated points and to find out more about how the University of Hull considers qualifications.

Alternative qualifications

  • IB Diploma: 30 points.
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass with minimum of 15 credit at distinction and 15 credits at merit.

We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match the combinations shown above. Please contact the University’s Admissions Service for individual guidance.

At a glance

For this course, you'll need...

112 UCAS points

Points can be made up of a variety of qualifications. Calculate your points here.

We welcome a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not be listed.

Many of our courses offer a Foundation Year for applicants without the qualifications for direct entry on to the degree.

If you have any questions about our entry requirements or the tariff, please contact admissions or call 01482 466100.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

Fees and funding

  • Home/EU: £9,250
  • International: £13,500

Fees may be subject to permitted inflationary increases in future years. 

UK and EU students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course, and UK students can take out a maintenance loan of up to £8,700 to cover living costs.

Substantial discounts are available for International students.  

More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

Future Prospects

A vast range of employment possibilities are open to our graduates, from exciting opportunities with global organisations - particularly in the field of human resources - to starting your own business.

Recent graduates have gone on to work with companies including Deloitte, Npower, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Asda and Santander.

As well as in HR, positions secured include working as advertising managers, events coordinators, financial administrators and retail managers.

Other graduates elect to progress to further study, either here at Hull or with universities all over Britain and around the world.