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Human Resource Management (Distance Learning)

40 months
9250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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This Human Resource Management (Distance Learning) degree at the University of Leicester gives you the flexibility to work from home, so you don’t fall behind in your professional life. Whether you commit to the Diploma or the full BSc, you’ll gain a critical understanding of human resource management and training within organisations.


Our BSc Human Resource Management (Distance Learning) at the University of Leicester combines all the benefits of a University of Leicester degree with the flexibility to suit the needs of working professionals. You have the option of applying for the Diploma or full BSc depending on the level of qualification you aim to achieve.

The BSc builds on the ideas encountered in the Diploma and encourages students to make links between theory and practice. Subjects covered include HRM, organisational behaviour and human resource development.

Studying the BSc gives you the opportunity to not only build on the theories and topics covered within the Diploma, but also to focus in-depth on some of the key issues within human resource management today. By selecting which modules you wish to study, you can tailor the course to your interests and career objectives.


By the end of the BSc, you will:

  • Understand the key principles of high-performance working and critically review the links between performance and HRM practices
  • Evaluate the tensions between the interests of employers and employees in the management of performance
  • Be able to identify recent trends and issues concerning flexible learning in the workplace

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Workplace Learning and Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Behaviour and Employee Development
  • Management in Organisations
  • Personnel and Human Resource Management
  • Culture and the International Context
  • E-learning
  • Industrial Relations in a Changing Economy
  • Labour Market Themes, Issues and Controversies
  • High-Performance Work Practices
  • Equality and Diversity

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 40 months

Start dates & application deadlines


400 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The majority of students begin their studies at the Diploma level of the course by meeting the following entry requirements:

  • A relevant Level 4 academic qualification (e.g. Certificate of Higher Education; Higher National Certificate (HNC))
  • Or significant work experience in human resources, training, management or similar 

Alternatively, if you meet the entry criteria outlined below if may be possible to begin your studies at BSc level:

  • Completion of the University of Leicester Diploma in Human Resource Management or Lifelong Learning and Industrial Relations (achieving an average of at least 45% overall)
  • Or an equivalent University of Leicester qualification (e.g. foundation degree)
  • Or we will consider equivalent qualifications (in level and content) to the Diploma. Please note that we can only consider qualifications taken within the past five years from reputable academic institutions

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 40 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 40 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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