• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
There are few aspects of business more fundamental than people: they’re a vital ingredient of any organisation. It’s down to the HR professionals to deal with a vast range of business-critical issues, shaping workplace policies like redundancy, maternity leave, rewards and supporting strategic decisions. The (Hons) Human Resource Management course is offered by Manchester Metropolitan University.
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The best HR Professionals have an in-depth understanding of how organisations operate and what the business objectives are – helping them advise employees and represent the workforce.

We’ll help you explore the latest thinking in the subject, starting with first principles of managing people, analysing information and understanding behaviour. From there, you’ll expand into topics like managing across cultures and leading change. And, in your final year, you’ll also be able to pick your own subject as a research topic.

By the time you graduate from the (Hons) Human Resource Management course at Manchester Metropolitan University, you won’t just have a good knowledge of the role, you’ll also have a deeper understanding of the business and legislative landscape. In other words, you’ll leave ready to conquer the HR world.


We focus on helping you develop the skills to work across a range of organisations around the world, whether you specialise in one area, or work across the discipline. 

HR professionals are in demand in a wide variety of sectors, including:

  • banking
  • finance
  • manufacturing
  • the public sector

Many of our graduates go into training schemes with international companies like IBM, McDonald’s, or GE Healthcare. Some have chosen to develop their careers abroad – in Europe, Asia, and South America.

Other graduates have chosen to continue their HR studies at postgraduate level to become CIPD Chartered HR Managers.

If corporate life doesn’t appeal to you, why not launch your own business or consultancy? Our incubator, Innospace, can help you get your company off the ground.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing Academic & Professional Skills
  • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour
  • Learning and Development
  • Introduction to HRM
  • Working in a Digital Era
  • Working in HR
  • People Data
  • Managing People in a Contemporary Economy

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • 104-112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BCC-BBC) or acceptable alternatives e.g. BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma, Extended Diploma at Level 3 (Grades DMM).

Specific GCSE requirements

  • GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics. Level 2 Functional Skills English and Mathematics also accepted.

Non Tariffed Qualifications

  • Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 106 UCAS Tariff Points.

International Baccalaureate points

  • 26 IB Diploma Points

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
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    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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