Human Resource Management

The human resource management degree is designed for you to explore how to develop people and their skills – key to the success of any business.

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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


Start Dates


Degree Overview

This Human Resource Management BA degree will teach you about people management, employee relations, reward and motivation, cross-cultural and diversity management, and employment law. Through this course you will also explore teamwork and leadership and take pioneering courses in HR metrics and analytics.

You will get the chance to apply to join the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development as a student member, which will give you access to online resources. Popular areas for careers include training and development, personnel or human resource management, and employee relations.

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When joining this course, you may need to purchase books for your studies, as well as specific computer software (estimate, £150 per year).

Why Study this Degree

Degrees in this subject at Greenwich University are ranked top 10 for student satisfaction in London (Complete University Guide 2020).

This degree course is CIPD-accredited course provides a strong foundation for your career in HR.

Career opportunities are available in all sectors of business. You may pursue roles in training and development, personnel or human resource management, general management, or employee and industrial relations.

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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University of Greenwich

Greenwich campus sits on a World Heritage Site and is home to a modern university that builds excellent professional prospects.

First established in 1890 as Woolwich Polytechnic, the University of Greenwich today is a modern institution with strong links to business and an emphasis on helping students meet the demands of a fast-changing workplace.

Located at the heart of London, with the picturesque buildings of London Stock Exchange only a few kilometres away. Students will be living and studying in one of the great financial centres of the business world and within proximity to some renowned global businesses.

Students will be able to enjoy all the finer things a vibrant multicultural city such as London can offer including a wide variety of social activities.