Human Resource Management BA

As organisations are becoming increasingly complex, the role of human resource management has never been more vital. In this degree, you’ll study the factors that shape the way people work, and the skills you’ll need to become a great manager.

Course details

At Leicester, our human resource management courses will transform your outlook on how society’s resources are managed by engaging with our world-leading academic knowledge and carefully-designed modules.
  • Mode of study: 3-4 days  a week
  • Intake: Intakes: September
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 9250 per year
  • Location: Leicester campus

University of Leicester

Course overview

If you are fascinated by the relationship between employers and employees then our Human Resource Management BA is for you. We will expose you to the realities of the managerial experience in both the public and private sectors, and the relevance of theory for the solution of management problems. You will to combine your studies of management with a specialist focus on organisational studies. This allows you to acquire a wide range of critical and analytical skills, along with a range of communication and team-working skills, which will be directly transferable to the workplace whatever career you choose to follow.


Entry requirements

A/AS-levels: ABB. All subjects accepted. Two AS-levels may be considered in place of one A-level. 

EPQ with A-levels: BBB + EPQ at grade B

GCSE: Mathematics and English Language at grade C (4).

Access to HE Diploma: Pass relevant diploma with 45 credits at Level 3, including 30 credits at Distinction 

International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 30 points overall with a minimum of grade 4 in SL Maths Analysis and Approach, grade 3 in HL Maths or grade 5 in SL Maths Application and Interpretation if not held at GCSE.

BTEC Nationals: Full Diploma with DDM, Diploma in Business preferred.

T Levels: Distinction in either: Accounting or Finance or Management and Administration (plus GCSE Maths and Eng lang at grade 4).


Our management, marketing and human resource management graduates have gone onto work for employers such as:

  • Credit Agricole
  • Barclays
  • KPMG
  • Deutsche Banks
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst and Young


All our lives at work are shaped by the cultural, legal and economic factors of labour markets and this course will prepare you to engage with these issues in critical and practical ways. You will be inspired to question the ethical and social responsibilities of the organisations that affect all our lives whether as customers, employees or citizens.

  • Introduction to Management
  • Business Finance and Reporting
  • Business, Economy and Society
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Managing Digital Technologies
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Enterprise in Practice


  • Contemporary Issues in Business and Management
  • The Future of Work
  • Consumers, Brands and Digital Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Human Resource Management
  • Workplace Learning and HRM
  • Globalisation and Skills
  • Labour Market Trends and Debates
  • Consultancy Challenge
  • Developing HR Practitioner Skills
  • Diversity in Organisations
  • Research Methods
  • Employment Relations in the Global Economy
  • Power at Work
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Big Data and People Analytics in HR
  • Employment Law for HR Practitioners