BSc (Hons) Global Business Management (Human Resources)

Human Resources plays a key role in every organisation. From talent acquisition, employee training and development to reinforcing the values of the business, HR helps to drive employee engagement and maintain positive business culture.

Course details

The BSc (Hons) Global Business Management (Human Resources) programme will develop your knowledge and understanding of key areas of global business management, whilst exploring the theory and practice of human resources to prepare you for roles such as Human Resources Manager and Head of Operations.
  • Mode of study: Full-time classroom
  • Intake: January, May, September
  • Course length: 3 years
  • Course fee: £9250 per year
  • Locations: London

Northumbria University in partnership with QA.

Course overview

The BSc (Hons) Global Business Management (Human Resources) programme has been designed specifically to provide you with a broad foundation of business and management knowledge while developing your understanding, application and critical evaluation of human resources in a global context.

The programme makes use of appropriate technologies to support and enhance your learning experience. These technologies include an online learning platform that provides access and supporting learning materials, where appropriate lecture capture is used to support and review your learning. Additional materials include an online reading list and guidance and direction for your independent learning.


Entry requirements

 Academic entry criteriaEnglish language requirements
International Year One (Level 4)*Good High School Grades or equivalentIELTS 5.5 with no element less than 5.5
Year Two (Level 5)Level 4 qualification with a pass grade in a business and management-related field.IELTS 6.0 with no element less than 5.5 (or approved equivalent)
Year Three (Level 6)BTEC HND/Foundation Degree or equivalent in a related subject. If you have taken a BTEC HND programme, we will usually expect you to have performed to an average of Merit standard. If you have taken a Foundation Degree, we will be looking for performance to Commendation level, or 60% average**



Upon graduating from this course, you will be able to pursue roles within business management and human resources, both in the UK and around the world, including:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • HR Advisor
  • People Consultant
  • Head of Operations
  • Employee Relations Specialist
  • Recruitment Manager
  • Head of Human Resources


All units are core and are worth 20 credits unless specified.

  • International Year One