Management with HRM (BA, BA (Hons))

Robert Gordon University the United Kingdom

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The award
BA, BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study

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International course fees
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About Management with HRM at Robert Gordon University

Human Resource Management is concerned with developing structures and systems which promote the effective management of people, and working closely with senior managers, line managers, and the various departments of organisations to build, maintain and develop an effective workforce.

During this course at Aberdeen Business School you will explore the theoretical and practical aspects of Human Resource Management, with an emphasis on the vital contribution to business success made by the people in an organisation. This course will equip you for a human resource management or managerial career in industry or the public sector.

What you will study

Year 1

  • Management Development Programme

  • Business Ethics

  • Marketing

  • Introductory Economics

  • The Financial Environment

  • Introduction to Management Accounting

  • Management Concepts

  • People Management

  • International Business

Year 2

  • usiness Data Analysis

  • Globalisation

  • Organisational Behaviour

  • Operations Management

  • Business Law

  • Contemporary Human Resource Management

  • Management of Change

  • Enterprise Development.

  • You may also choose to spend Semester 1 undertaking a period of Study Abroad with a partner foreign university.

Year 3

  • Placement Students -

- Placement
- Management Report
- Research Methods
  • Non Placement Students -

- Business Research and Professional Development
- Corporate Communication Strategy
- Fundamentals of Employment Law
- Option
- New Business Project
- Two Option Modules
  • Advanced Entry students

- Contemporary Human Resource Management and Management of Change
  • Study Abroad Students - One year of Study Abroad with a partner foreign university.

Entry requirements



ILC Higher BBC1C1

IB Diploma 26

Alternative Qualifications: Equivalent overseas qualifications and some access programmes will be considered. Applications welcomed from students with alternative qualifications and relevant work experience.

Degree Link Programme: Appropriate HNC qualifications from one of our partner FE Colleges will be considered for year 2 entry.

Appropriate HND qualifications from one of our partner FE Colleges will be considered for year 3 entry. Students will follow the class-based taught route as an alternative to a placement in year 3.

Placements and accreditations

The optional salaried work placement in year 3 brings a sense of realism and dynamism to your course and is highly regarded by employers as preparation for employment. As a Management with HRM student you can choose to apply for a placement within a related function, or within alternative business functions should you wish to broaden your functional expertise. There are placement opportunities locally, nationally and internationally with small, medium and large organisations both in the private and public sectors.

Fees and bursaries

UK/EU Students

  • New students: £1820 for academic year 2010/11

Students from Scotland and the EU are not liable to pay fees and should apply to SAAS for funding.

If you are from England, Wales or Northern Ireland you should apply to the appropriate funding body.

  • England -

  • Wales -

  • Northern Ireland -

International Students

  • New students: £8650 for academic year 2010/11

The above tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

If you are already a student at Robert Gordon University, you can find information on fees for academic year 2010/11 on the Student Finance web pages.


A number of scholarships are available to students studying within the Management Programme many of which include a placement and financial funding during your course. The following scholarships are available to students on this course:

  • Talisman

  • KCA Deutag

  • Petrofac

  • The Fiona Fuller Business Scholarship sponsored by Pöyry

  • The Stewart Milne Group Scholarship

How to apply

All applications should be made through UCAS. You must apply online at

Once you register and create your username and password you are guided through the process of applying. After submission, log in to your UCAS Track account and you can see the progress of your application, view and respond to your offers.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA, BA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements for this course

Contact Robert Gordon University to find course entry requirements.

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