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BusinessManagement & Human Capital Leadership

BSc in Human Resource Management

Distance Learning | University of Leicester, UK
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University of Leicester, UK
Course Code
To be confirmed
Study mode
Start Date
01 Feb 2018 (Thu)
2 years to 4 years
Course Fee
£4,500 per level (2017/18)
How to Apply
Deadline on 03 Jan 2018 (Wed)
3761 1121
2527 0489

University of Leicester - BSc in Human Resource Management

Our BSc in Human Resource Management by distance learning combines all the benefits of a University of Leicester degree with the flexibility to suit the needs of working professionals.

By selecting which modules you wish to study, you can tailor the course to your interests and career objectives. By the end of the programme, you will:

  • Understand the key principles of high-performance working and critically review the links between performance and HRM practices.
  • Evaluate the tensions between the interests of employers and employees in the management of performance.
  • Be able to identify recent trends and issues concerning flexible learning in the workplace.

BSc in Human Resource Management (Level 3)

Core Modules

  • Academic Writing Skills
  • ​Research Methods

Plus your Dissertation

Option Modules

Choose three option modules from:

  • E-Learning
  • Equality and Diversity
  • High-Performance Work Practices
  • Industrial Relations in a Changing Economy
  • Labour Market Themes, Issues and Controversies

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

BSc Elective Module Summary

In the BSc level you choose three elective modules from the selection below (subject to availability)

  • E-Learning
    Critically examines the rise and development of e-learning in human resource management and places it in the context of other training methods and the concept of blended learning.
  • Equality and Diversity
    Seeks to explain inequality in the labour market in terms of competing socio-economic approaches and explores the implications of various approaches to promoting equality and diversity in organisations.
  • High-Performance Work Practices
    This module critically explores the links between human resource management practice and worker performance and discusses the extent to which high-performance work practices can secure ‘mutual gains’ for both employer and employee.
  •  Industrial Relations in a Changing Economy
    Examine the consequences of changing organisational structure and ownership for individual workers and for the conduct of industrial relations.
  • Labour Market Themes, Issues and Controversies
    This module examines long-term changes to the labour market focusing on issues such as recruitment, retention, skills, qualifications and labour supply.

For further information of the above course, including the course structure and assessment methods, please see the relevant course page on the University of Leicester website.

The information included on this webpage is indicative of the course provision provided by the University of Leicester. Due to regular enhancement of the University’s courses, please refer to Leicester’s own website ( and Terms and Conditions ( for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. The University of Leicester recommends that you familiarise yourself with this information prior to submitting an application.

NCR Exemption from Registration Ref. No. 451944

Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance

This is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

  • HKU SPACE Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Human Resource Management and Development);


  • A-Level qualification or equivalent with a minimum of three years of full-time work experience in paid or voluntary roles;


  • satisfy the University's English Language Requirements (e.g. IELTS 6.5; 90 (IBT); the University of Leicester English Language Test).
Course Fee
  • £4,500 per level (2017/18)