BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

Boost your career prospects and make your impact on business with a degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Stirling.

Human Resource Management

Key facts

  • Award BA (Hons)
  • Start date January 2022, September 2022, January 2023
  • Duration 48 months or 36 months
  • Mode of study Part-time, Full-time, Campus based
  • UCAS Code N600
  • Study abroad opportunities


Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

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Human Resource Management is a vital part of every business, and impacts everyone from junior members of staff to CEOs. With a CIPD accredited HR degree from the University of Stirling, you’ll gain far-reaching expertise in organisational success and unlock a wealth of professional opportunities.

The course will prepare you to make an impact on key areas of business such as recruitment methods, staff development, performance management and career progression. You’ll also be equipped to enhance an organisation’s adaptability by broadening the skills of its workforce and understanding its broader social and economic environments.

When you study HR at Stirling, everything you’ll learn is rooted in research and contemporary developments in the business world. The course reflects the rapid changes in employment practices, markets, technology and law – ensuring you graduate with the front-line knowledge you need to succeed.

Our students have awarded us a 100% student satisfaction ranking in both 2019 and 2020 - making us 1st in the UK for Human Resource Management out of a total of 38 institutions (National Student Survey).

Top reasons to study with us

Professional accreditation

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

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What our students said

Kristy Reynolds
Kristy Reynolds
BA(Hons) Human Resource Management
I graduated in 2017 and I am currently working as a Learning and Development Manager at Dawnfresh Seafoods Ltd. My responsibilities are to lead, motivate, and mentor a multi-site training team to design and deliver professional development programmes for a vertically integrated seafood company with 650 employees.
Jenny Brass
Jenny Brass
BA (Hons) Human Resource Management and Marketing
The academic staff and the teaching at Stirling are second to none. Staff are supportive and encouraging and give you an environment to flourish in.
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Linda Axelsson
Linda Axelsson
BA (Hons) Human Resource Management
I love being surrounded by nature, so the campus drew me to Stirling initially. But it was the course flexibility, the opportunity to go on a study abroad placement and student feedback that made the decision easy for me.