• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

Learn about the role of managers and how people contribute to business success. Focus on the practices and issues associated with people management. Develop a solid foundation in business theory and explore the challenges facing modern businesses.

An optional work placement year, recent case studies, guest speakers and staff with extensive industry experience provides you with real-world HR (human resources) know-how.

Our students value the research-led teaching and enterprising business community at UWE Bristol.

Where can it take me?

This Business and Human Resource Management (with Foundation Year) (Hons) at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) brings opportunities across HR and business management. Our students have secured HR specialist roles in companies such as IBM, Hewlett Packard, Airbus and Caterpillar, and on HR graduate programmes in both the public and private sectors.

Career

Bristol is home to many multinationals, small to medium sized enterprises and charities, who value our course and provide diverse post-graduate opportunities to our students.

A broad understanding of business practice, crucial skills and a focus on HRM will give you a wide choice of careers.

Our students have secured specialist roles with multinationals such as IBM, Hewlett Packard, Airbus and Caterpillar, and HR graduate training programmes in both the public and private sectors.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Completing this course will also get you an internationally recognised Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Applicants can make a 'late' UCAS application up until 30 June, and at UWE Bristol, we continue to accept applications to a course until it’s full.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description
      Four years full-time; five years sandwich
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Understanding Business and Financial Information (BIM)
  • HRM and Leadership in Context
  • Understanding Organisations and People (BIM)
  • Understanding the Principles of Marketing (BIM)
  • Contemporary Business Issues
  • Business Decision Making for Management
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.

              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:

                80

                The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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              • Minimum required score:

                6

                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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              • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

                169

                C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

                Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

              Academic Requirements

              Pathway Courses

              Some international students may need additional education in order to qualify for a degree. In conjunction with its partner organisation, Kaplan International Pathways, the University of West England, Bristol offers a number of entry route options for students, including undergraduate and postgraduate pathway courses.

              A pathway course offers complete preparation for university-level study, and is taken at the UWE Bristol’s International College. Upon successful completion of their course at the required level, students planning to progress are guaranteed a place on their chosen degree.

              • Tariff points: 48
              • GCSE: For all applicants, Grade C/4 or above in English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. Please note the University does not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs.
              • A-level subjects: No specific subjects required. You can include points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) towards overall tariff. You must have at least one A-Level.
              • Relevant subjects: Business, Management
              • EDEXCEL (BTEC) Diploma: No specific subjects required.

              StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

              • You are considered ineligible for admission
              • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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              Tuition Fee

              • International

                13000 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

              Living costs for Bristol

              • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
                Living Costs

              The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

              Funding

              The funding that you are eligible for depends on your fee status, the type of programme you are studying and when you start your UWE Bristol studies. 

              Please note: To be considered for a scholarship, you must hold an offer to study at the University and fulfil certain eligibility. The scholarship availability, amount and eligibility will depend on the country and/or region that you come from.

              For the best chance of being considered for a scholarship, we recommend that you apply early for the course that you are interested in studying.

              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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