BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

UCAS Code N600 Part-time study available Fast-track your degree

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 September or January
  • Duration 48 months or 36 months
  • Mode of study Part-time, Full-time, Campus based
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  • Study abroad opportunities


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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 recognised qualification in HR 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. 95% of our Human Resource Management students are in employment or further study within six months of graduating (Unistats 2017), and we’ll give you all the practical and academic tools you need to follow in their footsteps.

Top reasons to study with us

Human Resource Management Undergraduate Dissertation Prize

A research-based prize of £100 is open to all students writing a Human Resource Management dissertation and is awarded to the student who submits the best undergraduate dissertation. The prize may be shared if more than one dissertation achieves the highest mark.

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What our students said

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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Maria Posnova
Maria Posnova
BA (Hons) Human Resource Management
I'm here because I want to have a really incredible job - a job of my dreams. I found a subject I really love. In the future I really want to be an HR manager.
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Stacey McGill
BA (Hons) Human Resource Management
Stirling’s Human Resource Management degree provided me with a solid understanding of all the key aspects relevant to the HR profession.