Human Resource Management BSc

The Human Resource Management degree will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of current theory and practice relating to employment relations and Human Resource Management (HRM).

You will learn to combine theory and practice to perform effectively and responsibly as an HRM practitioner, understanding the purpose and key objectives of the HRM function in contemporary organisations.

Course details

The HRM BSc is accredited by the The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
  • Mode of study: 4-5 days a week
  • Intake: September
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9250   per year
  • Location: London campus

Brunel University London

Course overview

The course will further equip you to implement sustainable HRM strategies and practices that raise levels of employee recruitment, training, talent development, engagement, wellbeing and performance in a specific organisational context. You will further learn of the complexities of employment regulation and the way it informs practice to ensure staff are treated ethically when they are at work, as well as how to promote equal opportunities and manage workplace diversity and inclusion. For a career in HRM you will also develop competencies in analysing key contemporary global labour market trends and their significance for workforce planning in both domestic and international organisational contexts.


Entry requirements

  • GCE A-level BBB.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDM in Business or Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.
  • GCE A-level BBB.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDM in Business or Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DM in Business, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship or Personal & Business Finance with an A-level at grade B (other subjects may be considered on a case by case basis).
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D with A-levels grade BC.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma 30 with Maths Standard Level 5 or Higher Level 4. GCSE English equivalent SL 5 or HL 4 and Mathematics SL 4 or HL 4.
  • Obtain a minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points in the Access to HE Diploma in Business, Business and Management or Business and Law with 45 credits at Level 3.
  • T levels : Distinction overall.


A human resource management degree has versatile qualification that is applicable to most organisations in every sector.

Primarily focused on hiring, training, development and general people skills, an HRM degree will equip you with many other sought after and transferable skills including in communication, people management, research and analysis, organisational management and problem solving. Recognising that you can enhance your career prospects in human resource management by gaining work experience in positions that involve working with people in organisations, Brunel offer the opportunity of an optional work placement year.

Jobs directly related to your degree include:

  • Human resources officer
  • Office manager
  • Training and development officer


The HRM BSc is accredited by the The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. It has over 160,000 members internationally – working in HR, learning and development, people management and consulting across private businesses and organisations in the public and voluntary sectors.


  • MG1011 – Introduction to Management Enquiry
  • MG1054 – International Business Environment
  • MG1600 – Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management
  • MG1016 – Managing Information with Technology
  • MG1051 – Organisational Behaviour and Analysis
  • MG1062 – Principles and Practice of Marketing


  • MG2063 – Critical Perspectives in Management
  • MG2609 – Diversity Management in Organisations
  • MG2608 – Employment Relations
  • MG2133 – Human Resource Management and its International Dimensions
  • MG2129 – Managing Change and Creativity
  • MG2554 Preparing for Placement and a Graduate Career
  • MG2602 – Quantitative Methods for Business and Management


  • MG5617 HRM in Context: Resourcing, Performance and Assessment
  • MG3612 Issues and Controversies in HRM Project
  • MG3610 Organisational Structure, Functions and Service Delivery


  • MG3113 – Business Ethics, Environmental Sustainability and Governance
  • MG3018 – Gender and Organisations
  • MG3109 – Innovation and Knowledge Management
  • MG3047 – Strategic Management