BA (Hons) Business (HRM) (Top-Up) Degree

Our human resource management top-up degree will help you get ready for the career you really want. The perfect choice for anyone who’s already completed a HND in business (or equivalent), this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to excel in a senior leadership role, all of which is possible in just one year of study.

Course details

How do you get the best out of your staff? How do you reward them? And how can businesses improve to ensure their staff are always growing, always developing, and always striving for more? If you’re passionate about managing the success, happiness, and professionalism of employees, then this is the perfect top-up course for you.
  • Mode of study: online
  • Intake: Intakes: September, January,  May
  • Course length: 1 years
  • Course fee: £6,935
  • Locations: online

Arden University London

Course overview

During your top-up degree course, you’ll examine the well-established principles of HR management, while also developing professional-level skills that will help you show employers that you have the skills and expertise needed to take on important roles in human resource management. 


Entry requirements

To be eligible for this BA (Hons) Business (Human Resource Management) top-up degree, we need to see that you have:

  • A HND in Business or equivalent, provided that your prior learning is consistent with Level 5 of the functional areas of Business (Finance, Marketing, HRM and Operations Management)


After achieving your qualification, you’ll be in a promising position to start your career at a well-established employer or a specialist agency. The job roles you might explore include:

  • Careers Adviser
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Management Consultant
  • Office Manager
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Sales Executive
  • Training and Development Officer


By teaching you the fundamentals of business and HRM, this course will help to develop and enhance your skills within each key aspect of two exciting disciplines. During your studies, you’ll learn about staff planning, employee relationships, training, and employment law. Evolving your knowledge in these areas will prepare you to take the step from confident graduate to respected professional.

  • Contemporary Management Issues
  • Strategic Management
  • Managing Self and Others
  • Strategic Issues in HRM
  • Research Methods and Dissertation