BSc Human Resource Management

Our Human Resource Management (HRM) degree course will give you an excellent basis for a career in HR in a range of organisations. As a human resources specialist, you will learn how businesses can get the most out of their employees and develop the skills for successful people management.

Course details

As a human resources specialist, you will learn how businesses can get the most out of their employees and develop the skills for successful people management.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

University of Roehampton

Course overview

You will learn about key concepts such as managing people, operations, marketing and finance; and learn what businesses need to do to operate effectively and ethically in a culturally diverse environment.

In readiness for your future career, you will acquire key attributes employers value, such as commercial acumen, self-reflection and emotional intelligence, and gain skills in research and project management.

You will finish the course confident in your personal values, with the knowledge and experience to solve business problems ethically and an ongoing passion for personal and professional development.

This degree includes an option for a semester-long work placement during year two, to give you first-hand experience to develop your career and apply what you’ve learned.

*The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), therefore as a graduate, you will be eligible to gain CIPD Associate Membership, subject to successfully meeting the accreditation requirements.


Entry requirements

Year 1 entry: 112 UCAS points (or equivalent), Foundation Year entry: 48 UCAS points (or equivalent)


This course will prepare you for working in a variety of HR roles, such as recruitment and selection specialist, employee relations or personnel manager, training and development adviser, diversity and equal opportunity advisor or performance management specialist.

Our careers team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. They will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers. You’ll also have opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employers.


All modules are core and are worth 15 credits unless specified.

Required modules

  • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
  • Business Psychology
  • Business Organisations in a Global Economy
  • Business Data Analysis
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Introduction to Management

Required zero-credit module

  • Business Readiness (Year 1)

Required modules

  • Managing People and Careers
  • Project Management
  • Cross-cultural Management
  • Resourcing and Talent Planning
  • Contemporary Developments in Employee Relations
  • Occupational Psychology and Psychometrics

Required zero-credit module

  • Business Readiness (Year 2)

Required modules

  • Business Ethics and Responsible Management
  • Applied Corporate Strategy
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Employment Law
  • Required zero-credit module
  • Business Readiness (Year 3)

Optional modules (pre/corequisites)

  • Business and Management Dissertation (Part 1)
  • Business and Management Dissertation (Part 2)
  • Managing Innovation
  • Management Consultancy Skills
  • Management Consultancy Project
  • Contemporary Issues in Management