Designed to give you the upper hand in the fields of human resource management and psychology, this course will teach you how to empower people in the workplace. You’ll learn about the role psychology plays in a business, as well as key concepts in recruitment and selection, training and development, and managing conflict at work.
Most importantly on our HRM and psychology degree, you’ll learn how a business achieves success by putting people at the heart of everything they do. You’ll also study aspects of human behaviour – such as how we learn, remember, decide on our actions, and collaborate with other people, as well as why differences exist between individuals in areas such as personality and motivation.
This combination of skills and knowledge is increasingly valuable to employers, which means you’ll graduate with a qualification that keeps your career options wide open.
The fascinating fields of human resource management and psychology are two sides of the same coin. One looks at the behaviour of people at an individual level, the other at an organisational level. During your studies, you’ll have the chance to explore both of these disciplines in depth, applying what you learn to real-life situations and adding real value to your future career.
As a working mum, I needed a course that would fit my busy life. My degree in Psychology complemented my role as a therapeutic counsellor beautifully and although I’ve just finished, it has already impacted my life greatly!
*The order of modules within each level vary depending on intake and mode of study
The way we assess our students provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a variety of ways. That’s why we choose a range of different methods to keep track of your progress. These include:
At Arden University we consider applications on a case by case basis. If you have significant work experience, have qualifications you have gained elsewhere, or a degree or qualification that isn't a clear pathway to this degree - we are more than happy to discuss your application.
Our BA (Hons) Human Resource Management and Psychology degree has standard entry requirements. To be able to study this course, we need to see that you have:
We also offer an internal English test for applicants. More information on this can be found here.
We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study this HR management and psychology degree.
We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experience.
Whilst you can read your study materials on your smart phone or tablet, to make the most of your learning experience, you will need access to a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.
Arden’s psychology and social science degrees are designed to explore human behaviours across diverse areas of psychology and social science such as criminology, sociology, and criminal justice. These courses provide you with a range of transferable skills that are valued by employers from a wide range of industries. Our Psychology online courses are accredited by The British Psychological Society, which means they are internationally recognised. I look forward to welcoming you to the Arden University family.
We don’t expect undergraduate students to be sold on a definite career before starting their degree. So, don’t worry if you’re still weighing up your options. Instead, we prepare you with a range of advanced skills that employers from a variety of organisations will value, so that you’ll graduate feeling confident enough to make a decision about where your future lies.
Studying a HRM and psychology course will open up a world of opportunity for your future - in ways you might not even expect it to! By mastering a range of transferable skills, your career options will go far beyond the day-to-day HR and psychology sectors. These skills include:
This degree meets the need that every business has for HR and people management. Combining that knowledge and experience with the fundamentals of psychology will help to launch your future as a smart, forward-thinking professional. So after graduating, you’ll be spoilt for choice on which career path to go for. Some of your career options could include:
Once you’ve enrolled with Arden, our careers centre is easily accessible directly from inside our online platform, ilearn. The careers centre is here to help you discover the areas of your academic and professional life that you find most meaningful and rewarding, and then apply this to your career pathway.
Just a few of the career tools you’ll find in the careers centre include: