Human Resource Management

HR managers are central and most responsible for creating a positive workplace culture in organisation. Studying recruitment and employee relations you will develop the skills for this important role

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Key Facts



BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree


Pathways Available

International Year Zero | Pre-Top Up Programme


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Degree Overview

This degree course will introduce you to the principles and practice of successful human resource management (HRM). The degree focuses on modules such as HRM in the Workplace will focus on analysing the application of HRM practices within contemporary organisations. Managing Equality and Diversity will explore and debate the concept of equality in the workplace against a backdrop of growing diversity within the labour force.

This course will help you concur in this competitive time for businesses, and as organisations continue to grow and develop, getting the best out of a workforce is integral to success. Those with an understanding of how people can shape and influence an organisation are in a great position to help businesses succeed.

You will have the chance to study core modules, such as Global Business Issues, People Management, Critical HRM and Employment Relations, and choose from a range of optional modules, including, Organisational Management and Business Ethics, to tailor your learning to your interests.

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You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

This course is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), giving you the opportunity to pursue a degree pathway leading to Associate membership of the CIPD.

Graduates have gone on to successful careers in globally renowned organisations, including Telegraph Media Group, Jaguar Land Rover, PwC and Mondelez.

A degree in Human Resource Management is an excellent starting point for a career in human resource services, training and development, industrial relations or other areas of management and professional administration

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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The PTUP will support you in your transition from learning in your home country to learning alongside UK university students.  The PTUP is designed to help you develop your skills in English Language and acquire advanced study skills and critical thinking skills to continue with confidence to the top-up or final year of your undergraduate degree at the university.

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De Montfort University

Leicester-based DMU brings the highest standards in education to an inclusive, international curriculum with over 170 accredited courses.

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a diverse university boasting of the highest standards in academics, extracurricular activities, sport, study abroad programmes and great career paths.

In 2021, DMU was named the best university in the UK for our careers and employability service, at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards.