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Business Management and Human Resource Management (Hons)

De Montfort University

36 months
14750 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Business Management and Human Resource Management (Hons) BA degree offered at De Montfort University will help you gain an in-depth understanding of employee performance and processes by studying detailed strategic business management with a focus on human resource management.


People are fundamental to any business or organisation, which is why the study of human resources is so valuable. The dual focus of this Business Management and Human Resource Management (Hons) BA degree from De Montfort University helps equip you with a wide spectrum of knowledge and skills, with the opportunity to follow a general business pathway alongside a specialised focus on Human Resource Management (HRM). As part of this you’ll gain a strong understanding of fundamental business concepts practices and methods. You’ll also be able to acquire a thorough knowledge of key management topics and techniques, alongside studying modules such as Politics in Business, Employment Relations, Business Research Issues and Analysis and HRM in the Workplace. 

Key features

  • Thanks to its accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), industry developments and practices are reflected in our teaching.
  • Upon successful completion of the course you can gain associate membership of the CIPD, helping you to get ahead in your professional career.
  • As part of this programme you’ll have the opportunity to combine your study in areas as diverse as marketing, finance and strategy, alongside specialising in HR subjects such as managing change, employment relations, culture, motivation and leadership, so you can develop a broad range of skills.
  • Gain valuable international experience as part of your studies with our DMU Global programme. Previous trips have taken students overseas to destinations such as Copenhagen, New York, Berlin, San Diego and Toronto.
  • During this course you will have the option to complete a paid placement year, an invaluable opportunity to put the skills developed during your degree into practice. Students have previously enjoyed placement opportunities with local, national and global organisations including the NHS, Marks & Spencer, Siemens, Lidl, and Rugby Borough Council.
  • Our graduates have gone on to work for many leading brands in graduate roles such as HR adviser at Dunelm Head Office, learning and development manager at Miss Selfridge, HR consultant at Jaguar Land Rover and recruitment coordinator at BUPA. 

Graduate careers

  • A degree in Business Management and Human Resource Management helps you to access a wide range of career opportunities, equipping you with a broad and diverse set of skills that are highly sought-after in the professional world. 
  • This includes a range of careers in  the public, private or voluntary sectors, with recent  graduates having progressed to careers such as HR assistant at PwC, HR consultant at Jaguar Land Rover, HR manager at Royal Mail and senior HR analyst at Ford. 


Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Employability, Professionalism and Academic Study Skills 
  • Global Business Issues
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Politics in Business 
  • Principles in Contemporary Management
  • HRM in the Workplace
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Employment Relations
  • Resolving Individual Disputes Within the Workplace
  • Business Research Issues and Analysis
  • European Business Issues
  • Progressive Franchising

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A typical offer is 112 UCAS points. You need to study at least two subjects at A-level or equivalent (eg BTEC)
  • Five GCSEs grades A-C including; English Language and Maths
  • English (Language or Literature) and Maths GCSE required as separate qualifications at grade C
  • It is normally required that students have had a break from full time education before undertaking the Access course
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points
  • Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit (or equivalent)
  • Download and complete the international application form
  • A copy of your qualifications
  • A copy of your English language certificate
  • A personal statement of at least 500 words explaining why you want to study your chosen course at DMU and any additional information that will support your application
  • A copy of your passport
  • One reference

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14750 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 GBP /month
Living costs

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



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