This course is delivered by the AACSB accredited Business School, an accreditation which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees. Less than 5% of business schools worldwide have attained this hallmark of excellence which recognises a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching and student learning.
Offering unparalleled flexibility, our selection of Business Studies courses allows you to apply to our broad Business Studies degree (N100) and then migrate to a specific area of interest in year two. What’s more, as this course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), you’ll not only graduate with a degree in Business Studies with Human Resource Management, but receive a CMI leadership and management qualification too.
On this course you'll develop a conceptual understanding of the nature and character of modern human resource management, and gain a critical understanding of the main issues and themes in employment relations, learning and development, and people resourcing. You’ll also explore the relationship of these aspects in context of the wider HRM function, and their contribution to the organisation as a whole.
Your curriculum, taught by highly qualified lecturers and industry-savvy practitioners, will be peppered with numerous networking events and compelling talks held by guest speakers from a variety of business disciplines. Plus there’s the possibility of travel in year two, as you can study the second semester at one of BU’s international partner institutions, currently in Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United States.
A 30-week period in industry will help to season your CV in year three, giving you essential real world experience, placing your theory and skills into practice, and harvesting a network of professional contacts – all vital for successfully launching your career.
You'll apply to Business Studies (N100) and then in your second year, you can choose to carry on with the broad Business Studies route or choose one of our specialist pathways which include:
- Business Studies with Economics
- Business Studies with Enterprise
- Business Studies with Finance
- Business Studies with Human Resource Management
- Business Studies with Marketing
- Business Studies with Operations & Project Management
- International Business Studies.
All statistics shown are taken from Unistats, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), BU institutional data and Ipsos MORI (National Student Survey) unless otherwise stated.