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BA (Hons) Business (Human Resources Management) (Top-up)

Course Overview

How do you get the best out of your staff? How do you reward them? And how can businesses improve to ensure their staff are always growing, always developing, and always striving for more? If you’re passionate about managing the success, happiness, and professionalism of employees, then this is the perfect top-up course for you. Our human resource management top-up degree will help you get ready for the career you really want. The perfect choice for anyone who’s already completed a HND in business (or equivalent), this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to excel in a senior leadership role, all of which is possible in just one year of study. During your top-up degree course, you’ll examine the well-established principles of HR management, while also developing professional-level skills that will help you show employers that you have the skills and expertise needed to take on important roles in human resource management.


By teaching you the fundamentals of business and HRM, this course will help to develop and enhance your skills within each key aspect of two exciting disciplines. During your studies, you’ll learn about staff planning, employee relationships, training, and employment law. Evolving your knowledge in these areas will prepare you to take the step from confident graduate to respected professional.
  • Contemporary Management Issues
  • Strategic Management
  • Managing Self and Others
  • Strategic Issues in HRM
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

Entry Requirements

A HND in Business or equivalent, provided that your prior learning is consistent with Level 5 of the functional areas of Business (Finance, Marketing, HRM and Operations Management)

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