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Course Essentials

Have you got your eye set on a career in Human Resource Management? Are you interested in the influence of Psychology on business?

If you want to learn how to get the best out of people, then what better subject to learn alongside HR than Psychology with Arden University's BA (Hons) Human Resource Management & Psychology Degree course.

This popular Distance Learning Degree puts an understanding of people at the heart of how a business can achieve success. With most of us spending the majority of our lives working in various organisations, people with this combination of skills and knowledge are of huge value in the workplace.

You'll learn about the English Legal System and Contract Law as well different types of Psychology, including social and developmental. All taught online with our flexible study options and at a time and place to suit you.



Key Information

Award:
Degree
Credits:
360
UCAS Course Code:
N600
Course Title:
BA (Hons) Human Resource Management & Psychology
Duration:
3-6 years
Intake Status:
Intake open
Study Mode:
Distance learning
Exemptions Available:
Yes
Course Fees:
See Course Fees and Funding tab
  • Course Details & Modules
  • Entry Requirements
  • Course Fees & Funding
  • Career Prospects

Both Human Resource Management and Psychology sit together like two sides of the same coin. One looks at the behaviour of people at an individual level, the other at an organisational level.

With Arden University you will be able to explore fascinating topics such as how HR can contribute to an organisation’s success, understand patterns of behaviour in people, and how to navigate English employment and contract law

We make sure you get the chance to apply what you learn to a variety of real-life situations that can add real value to your career.

Modules

Level 4

  • Skills for Interdisciplinary Study
  • English Legal System
  • Contract Law
  • Understanding the Business Environment
  • Introduction to Social & Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Bio & Cognitive Psychology

Level 5

  • Research Ethics in Action
  • Personality and Intelligence
  • Social Psychology
  • Planning HR
  • Managing Across Cultures
  • Managing Change in Organisations

Level 6

  • Research Planning and Project
  • Occupational Psychology
  • Employment Law
  • Strategic Issues in HRM
  • Cross Cultural Psychology

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

You can get more detailed course information by viewing the relevant Programme Specification, which you can download from our Policies, Standards and Procedures Page

Our Human Resource Management and Psychology Degree has standard entry requirements. To be eligible to study this course with Arden University you must have either:

  • Two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; OR
  • Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

If you have work experience

We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study this online programme.

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We’ll also ask you for references and evidence of relevant work experience.

How much is my course?

2

Funding

You can support your study in a variety of ways.

If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:

  • You must be a UK resident
  • You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
  • You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
  • Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.

Self-funding - Pay in full or Pay as you go options

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way. You can also pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations and simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship.

Pay in full

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.

Pay in instalments

You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.

Every business has a need for HR and people management, so a job in this field will be an obvious choice. However this Degree could also lead to further study in Human Resource Management and Psychology, such as Arden's MA Human Resource Management or MSc Psychology (BPS) Postgraduate programmes.

If you don’t want to go down that route, not to worry. Understanding the Psychology of people will be valuable in every organisation and the key skills that you will develop are of huge value to employers in many different roles. The skills you could put on your CV include:

  • The ability to research and present information to various audiences
  • Analysis and evaluation of data
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Proven ability to present findings in a range of formats including essays, presentations, reports and online forums
  • The ability to work independently and within a team

Find out more about the careers support available at Arden University.

Next steps

Applying for this Distance Learning course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Arden University Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

Course Details & Modules

Both Human Resource Management and Psychology sit together like two sides of the same coin. One looks at the behaviour of people at an individual level, the other at an organisational level.

With Arden University you will be able to explore fascinating topics such as how HR can contribute to an organisation’s success, understand patterns of behaviour in people, and how to navigate English employment and contract law

We make sure you get the chance to apply what you learn to a variety of real-life situations that can add real value to your career.

Modules

Level 4

  • Skills for Interdisciplinary Study
  • English Legal System
  • Contract Law
  • Understanding the Business Environment
  • Introduction to Social & Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Bio & Cognitive Psychology

Level 5

  • Research Ethics in Action
  • Personality and Intelligence
  • Social Psychology
  • Planning HR
  • Managing Across Cultures
  • Managing Change in Organisations

Level 6

  • Research Planning and Project
  • Occupational Psychology
  • Employment Law
  • Strategic Issues in HRM
  • Cross Cultural Psychology

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

You can get more detailed course information by viewing the relevant Programme Specification, which you can download from our Policies, Standards and Procedures Page

Entry Requirements

Our Human Resource Management and Psychology Degree has standard entry requirements. To be eligible to study this course with Arden University you must have either:

  • Two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; OR
  • Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

If you have work experience

We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study this online programme.

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We’ll also ask you for references and evidence of relevant work experience.

Course Fees & Funding

How much is my course?

2

Funding

You can support your study in a variety of ways.

If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:

  • You must be a UK resident
  • You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
  • You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
  • Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.

Self-funding - Pay in full or Pay as you go options

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way. You can also pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations and simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship.

Pay in full

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.

Pay in instalments

You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.

Career Prospects

Every business has a need for HR and people management, so a job in this field will be an obvious choice. However this Degree could also lead to further study in Human Resource Management and Psychology, such as Arden's MA Human Resource Management or MSc Psychology (BPS) Postgraduate programmes.

If you don’t want to go down that route, not to worry. Understanding the Psychology of people will be valuable in every organisation and the key skills that you will develop are of huge value to employers in many different roles. The skills you could put on your CV include:

  • The ability to research and present information to various audiences
  • Analysis and evaluation of data
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Proven ability to present findings in a range of formats including essays, presentations, reports and online forums
  • The ability to work independently and within a team

Find out more about the careers support available at Arden University.

Next steps

Applying for this Distance Learning course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Arden University Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

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