BA Human Resource Management with Organisational Psychology

Undergraduate, Part-time

Human Resource Management with Organisational Psychology BA

Graduates will develop knowledge of both HRM and organisational psychology theory and practice, enhancing their people management expertise.


This is a one year part time top-up degree aimed at those who are currently working in the field of HR or Organisational Psychology and those who aspire to do so. Students applying for September 2019 should have already completed 2 years of an undergraduate business degree (or equivalent).

You’ll gain the knowledge and skills of Human Resource Management, drawing on theoretical, practical and business focused perspectives. This will be combined with the study of key areas of organisational psychology to enable you to more fully understand the social and psychological processes operating in organisations and to develop ways of improving them through the application of specialist Human Resource Management processes.

To enquire about this programme, please contact the Programme Leader, Dr Ciaran McFadden.

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Mode of Study:



1 years

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Course details

This is a 12-month part-time top-up to Year 3 degree programme, which comprises 6 modules.
You’ll gain Human Resource Management skills and knowledge alongside key areas of psychology which will provide understanding of social and psychological processes at work within organisations.

Your should also develop:

  • Employability and transferable skills in independent thinking and reflective learning which will enable you to develop an existing career and contribute effectively in a business situation.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills commensurate with demands of highly complex organisational structure.
  • calendar How you’ll be taught You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and independent study.
  • note and pen Assessments You will be assessed through coursework and written examinations.

Popular modules

Year 3

  • Strategic Management in a Global Context
  • Human Resource Development
  • Organisational Change Management
  • Managing the Employment Relationship
  • Work Psychology
  • Individual Differences 2

Entry requirements

International students

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
Entry requirements by country

Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
  • BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)
  • BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery

Admissions policies

We’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study. 

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures, and how we use the information you provide us in your application to inform the decisions we make.

Undergraduate admissions policies
Postgraduate admissions policies

Fees & funding

The course fees you'll pay and the funding available to you will depend on a number of factors including your nationality, location, personal circumstances and the course you are studying. We also have a number of bursaries and scholarships available to our students.

Tuition fees
Students from 2019/20 2020/21
Scotland/EU £910 n/a
England Wales and Northern Ireland £4,625 tba
Overseas £7,463 tba

Frequently Asked Questions about Fees.
Information of Bursaries and Scholarships.


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On successful completion of this course you’ll be well placed to enter employment in management related positions in both public and private sectors.
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