BSc (Hons) Business with Human Resource Management

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Champion people and leave a lasting impact with our Business with Human Resource Management BSc (Hons) degree course in Cambridge.

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Studying Business with HR Management at ARU

Find out more about Studying Business with HR Management at ARU.

Your interest in business and people makes you stand out. You’re an ambitious problem solver, an intuitive communicator, and a born leader.

Hone those skills with a Business with Human Resource Management BSc (Hons) degree at ARU.

You’ll grasp fundamental business knowledge, including project and strategic management, sustainability, business law and more. With this knowledge, you’ll learn how to improve performance and foster growth.

From company culture, to direction and profit, people are an essential pillar of every business. As a human resources professional, you’ll truly celebrate people and be a driving force behind business success.

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Facilities and accreditation

World-class facilities

As well as our extensive library and IT facilities, you can expect the following as part of your Business with Human Resource Management degree course:

  • active collaborative learning which includes digitally supported learning with online screencasts providing background material to support face-to-face discussion
  • the opportunity to apply and enhance your skills while developing new ones, with an optional placement year
  • study visits in the UK and internationally.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Our Business with Human Resource Management BSc (Hons) degree is CIPD-accredited – a must for all HR professionals.


The world of business never stands still and our Business with Human Resource BSc (Hons) degree course is no different. You'll learn up-to-the-minute skills and knowledge as you study with us, and there's a major focus on practical, hands-on learning to get you set up for a career in human resources.

We work with employers to make sure you graduate with the knowledge, skills and abilities you will need. They help us review what we teach and how we teach it – and they offer hands-on, practical opportunities to learn through work-based projects, internships or placements.

This degree course will open the doors to a wide range of careers in the business sector and gives you the theoretical and practical knowledge you’ll need to work across a range of business areas. You may find yourself wanting to work in recruitment, becoming a training and development advisor or even a personnel manager. At ARU, we’ll help to guide you towards realising your career goals.

Graduation doesn’t need to be the end of your time with us, of course. You might decide to stay at ARU and study for a Masters such as our Human Resource Management MA or Master of Business Administration MBA. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and get 20% off your fees.

Emma Scriven

"My placement helped me to gain infinite amounts of confidence and so many other skills, such as problem solving, resilience, thinking on my feet and communication. I feel so much more knowledgeable about the career I want to go into and the skills and experiences I need to get there."

Emma Scriven

BSc (Hons) Business with Human Resource Management student

Emma's story

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Placement year available

You have the option to take a placement year as part of this course. It’s a great chance to get hands-on experience in the industry you want to work in.

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