BA (Hons) Human Resource Management and Psychology

In developing this course, we’ve consulted some of today’s biggest industry leaders, such as Google, Coca Cola, and Oracle, ensuring the skills you gain are both in-demand and highly relevant to today’s workplace. The course will delve into effective approaches for managing people and maximising performance in the modern business environment.

Course details

Designed to give you modern skills in the interrelated fields of human resource management and psychology, this course will teach you how to support and empower people in the workplace. You’ll learn the role psychology plays in business, and how it can be used to improve employee performance and business outcomes – all directly from industry experts who will provide you with real insight into the sector.
  • Mode of study: online
  • Intake: Intakes: September, January,  May
  • Course length: 3 years
  • Course fee: £6,935
  • Locations: online

Arden University London

Course overview

Key psychological principles will be covered, including occupational psychology, recruitment and selection, training and development, performance, and managing conflict, giving you insight into individual and organisational psychology. 

Not only that, but the course is run with your long-term future and employability in mind. Through our business simulation software, SimVenture, you’ll have the opportunity to apply your learning to practise in a safe environment, allowing you to experience first-hand how to run a business and overcome the challenges you might face along the way.  You’ll also have regular guest speakers who will inform you of the latest developments in the field, providing you with knowledge of the real-world challenges you might face in your career and valuable opportunities for networking and professional development. 


Entry requirements

To be eligible for the BA (Hons) Human Resource Management and Psychology course, you should normally have:

  • Two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent.
  • If you don’t meet these requirements, your application may be considered based on a minimum of 12 months of appropriate work experience evidenced with a CV and reference.


The real-world insight and practical workplace skills gained on your course will give you an edge across two of today’s most in-demand sectors. By mastering these highly valued skills, you’ll have everything you need to enter the role of your choice once you graduate. Some of the roles you might consider include:

  • HR
  • Office Manager
  • Training and Developing
  • Business Advisor
  • Careers advisor
  • Life Coach
  • Management Consultant
  • Mediator


You have 3-9 years to complete this course, meaning you can take up to 3 years to complete each level. Most of our students, however, aim to complete the course within 3-6 years.

  • Introduction to Studying Psychology (20 credits)
  • Contemporary Business Environment (20 credits)
  • Marketing Dynamics (20 credits)
  • Social Psychology (20 credits)
  • People Management (20 credits)
  • Technology & Innovation (20 credits)
  • Coaching Psychology (20 credits)
  • Business Start-up (20 credits)
  • Consumer Insight (20 credits)
  • People Analytics (20 credits)
  • Occupational Psychology (20 credits)
  • Resourcing & Talent Management (20 credits)
  • Project Management (20 credits)
  • Future Leaders & Talent Management (20 credits)
  • Managing Performance and Reward (20 credits)
  • Cyberpsychology (20 credits)
  • Political Psychology (20 credits)
  • Independent Study (20 credits)