Business with Human Resource Management - BSc (Hons)

Your interest in business and people makes you stand out. You’re an ambitious problem solver, an intuitive communicator, and a born leader.

Course details

You’ll grasp fundamental business knowledge, including project and strategic management, sustainability, business law and more. With this knowledge, you’ll learn how to improve performance and foster growth.
  • Mode of study: 3-4 days  a week
  • Intakes: September
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 9250 per year
  • Locations: Chelmsford campus

Anglia Ruskin Univesity, ARU

Course overview

As a trusted partner of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, our Business with Human Resource (HRM) Management BSc (Hons) degree course is CIPD accredited – this means that you’ll also be able to take advantage of an Associate CIPD membership during your time as a student with us at ARU.

This course will prepare you for working in a variety of HR roles, including recruitment and selection, employee relations or personnel, training and development and beyond – it’s up to you where your degree takes you.

The world of business never stands still – join us and see where your talents can take you.


Entry requirements

96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent).

3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English and Maths.

If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.


The world of business never stands still and our Business with Human Resource BSc (Hons) degree course is no different. You’ll learn up-to-the-minute skills and knowledge as you study with us; there’s a major focus on practical, hands-on learning to get you set up for a career in human resources.

A degree in Business with Human Resource Management will open up a broad range of careers and jobs, including human resource manager, office manager, occupational psychologist and career and business advisors. Your degree is also relevant in many other areas, including management and recruitment consultancy, sales, mediation, research and arbitration.

At ARU, we’ll help to guide you towards realising your career goals.


As part of your first year, you’ll also explore the principles and philosophies which underpin marketing, with a strong focus on how traditional concepts are still relevant in an ever-changing digital world.

Modules are subject to change and availability.

  • Introduction to Financial Analysis and Management
  • Global Business Environment and International Strategy
  • Introduction to Business Contracts and the Law
  • Digital Business and Principles of Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • The Entrepreneurial Journey
  • Project Management and Implementation
  • Developing Professional Practice and Using Information in HR
  • Managing HR and Improving Organisational Performance
  • Ruskin Module (15 credits)
  • Strategic Management
  • HR Management in Context and Reward Management
  • Employment Law and Relations
  • Undergraduate Major Project