Business and Human Resource Management

Study a Business and Human Resource Management degree that tackles real-life business issues and offers work placements.

Course detail

Start Date

September

Duration

4 years (full-time)

Award Title

BA (Hons)

UCAS Code

N1N6

Why study Abertay's BA (Hons) in Business and Human Resource Management?

Individuals with impeccable business and human resource management skills contribute significantly to companies worldwide. This joint honours programme dovetails business and HR, producing graduates ready to improve organisational productivity, performance and profit.

People are the lifeblood of any organisation, which is why it’s vital for businesses to make sure employees are happy, healthy and able to work to the best of their abilities. In order to prosper in an aggressive, global economy, companies must effectively guide, nurture and manage their workforce.

This exciting and industry-relevant degree combines business with human resource management, arming you with a broad knowledge base, sought-after employability skills, and flexibility in your choice of career.

You will learn from tutors that have extensive professional or academic background in HRM, as well as guest speakers from the public and private sectors such as Adecco Recruitment Consultancy and Perth and Kinross Council. Your lecturers are either members of CIPD, have extensive human resource experience at a management level, or are actively engaged in HRM research

All of this is designed to develop your specialist knowledge of human resource management, along with a range of core business skills.

Entry Requirements

Please note: All applicants must have passes in English and Maths - National 5 grade C or GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent. National 5 ESOL is accepted in lieu of National 5 English. National 5 Lifeskill Maths is accepted in lieu of Maths.

Below are the literate subjects we accept for entry on this course:

One of the following: Business Management; Classical Studies; Economics; English; ESOL; Geography; History; Media Studies; Modern Studies; Philosophy; Politics; Psychology; Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies; Sociology

If there is a subject that does not appear, please contact our Admissions Office (admissions@abertay.ac.uk) who will be able to confirm whether or not it would be considered for entry.

Please visit our Entry from College pages for suitable College courses.

Qualification Type Grade Requirements Essential Subjects
Higher BBBB Literate subject
A-Level CCC Literate subject
Irish Highers H3H3H3H3 Literate subject
International Baccalaureate 28 Points Literate subject at S5 or H4
BTEC Extended Diploma MMM Business (all pathways), Enterprise & Entrepreneurship, IT (Business), Travel & Tourism
AHEAD - Successful completion of the relevant stream of our AHEAD programme
SWAP Access BBB Access to (one of the following):- University Study, Community, Education & Humanities, Arts & Social Science and Primary Teaching, Languages with Business, Languages, Arts & Social Science, Arts & Humanities & Primary Education, Arts & Humanities, Humanities (Teaching), Degree Studies
Qualification Type Grade Requirements Essential Subjects
Advanced Higher BBB Business Management
A-Level BBB Business Studies
BTEC Extended Diploma DDD Business, Business Management or Business Marketing
HNC - Our Entry from College pages list approved HNC courses
Qualification Grade Requirements Essential Subjects
HND - Our Entry from College pages list approved HND courses

Non-country specific qualifications

 

International Baccalaureate

28 points including S5 or H4 in one of the required subjects:

Country Specific Requirements

We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants from over the world. Select your country from the below options.