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BA (Hons)

Business & Human Resource Management (Foundation Entry)

4 years
September 2024

Develop core business skills on our Business & Human Resource Management Foundation Entry. This course prepares you to become an effective line manager in your chosen business. It will also help your career as an emerging HR professional.

Why study with us

  • 1st
    in the North West for graduate prospects (on track)
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  • 1st
    in the North West for student satisfaction
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  • Learn how organisations operate and the importance of effective Human Resource Management. You'll become an independent learner with the skills, knowledge, and experience to make informed decisions about your future career.
  • The course content is dynamic, and evolves as business issues change - you’ll gain the skills to succeed in a changing world.
  • Put theory into practice with the option of taking a one-year paid placement, a short-term internship or some volunteering.

What you'll do

  • Interactive workshop sessions will develop you as an independent student. You'll complete a specific research project through survey design and analysis.
  • Learn from industry-experienced lecturers through a combination of seminar sessions. Helping to develop you as a highly employable individual.
  • Hearing from regular guest speakers will give you a perspective from some of today’s leading business minds.

A day in the life of a Business and Management student


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Being a busy mum at 35, I was nervous about studying at university, but I have made many friends and really developed my skills. I am a big disability and diversity advocate and want to focus on this in my HR career.
Business student Chantelle Reese wearing pink jumper sat in front of purple backdrop
Chantelle Rees
Business & Human Resource Management, BA (Hons)

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Clearing officially opens on July 5 2024, but you can sign up for priority Clearing early and we'll help you find a place on a course that's right for you.

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Best Entrepreneurial University of the Year

We won Best Entrepreneurial University at the Educate North Awards 2023. This recognised our work with thousands of student start-ups and businesses in the North West.

Future Careers

Foundation Entry programmes have an equal focus on business and management. So our graduates are highly employable, in a wide range of business areas including industry, commerce and the public sector. 

Fees and funding

First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Business

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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