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BA (Hons) Human Resource Management and Psychology
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Arden University
Apply critical concepts in psychology to effective workplace management strategies.
Gain a deeper understanding of management strategies and the complexities of the office environment with a foundational knowledge of psychology. Examine different perspectives of ethics and planning involved in human resource management with this online bachelor's programme.

Learning outcomes

Graduates of BA (Hons) Human Resource Management and Psychology will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Developing and executing HRM for a business or organisation
  • Managing diverse and changing business environments
  • Basic social, developmental, biological, and cognitive psychology understanding
  • Applying contract and employment law within an office environment
  • Understanding different theories of personality
  • With Arden University, you’ll have access to an engaging and easy to navigate online learning platform called ilearn. Available on desktop and mobile devices, ilearn supports and encourages you to take control of your studies. Providing everything you need to complete your programme in one accessible place, ilearn features:

    • A virtual classroom, library, diary, and lecture theatre rolled into one
    • All of your modules, study materials, career support, and schedules
    • Downloadable module materials so you can access the course when offline
    • Access to an online library containing thousands of e-journals, e-books, podcasts, and videos
    • Engaging forums where you can interact, debate, and discuss ideas with your tutors and fellow students
    • A high school diploma or equivalent qualifications in two subjects at GCE A level plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level.
    • If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above (no less than 5.5 in any element).

    Arden University is happy to consider an application from you if you can show them you have the motivation to study the programme.

  • To effectively manage an office and encourage employees to do their best work, human resource staff must understand people. By studying psychology alongside human resource management, you will have a firm grasp on interpersonal relationships and how to meet your employees' needs in an office environment.

    Year 1

    • Effective Interdisciplinary Study
    • English Legal System
    • Contract Law
    • Understanding the Business Environment
    • Introduction to Social & Developmental Psychology
    • Introduction to Bio & Cognitive Psychology

    Year 2

    • Research Ethics in Action
    • Personality and Intelligence
    • Social Psychology
    • Planning HR
    • Managing Across Cultures
    • Managing Change in Organisations

    Year 3

    • Research Planning and Project
    • Occupational Psychology
    • Employment Law
    • Strategic Issues in HRM
    • Cross Cultural Psychology

    Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

  • Upon completing this programme, graduates will possess career-ready skills in managing across cultures, understanding business environments, and planning HR. Graduates may choose to pursue a master's degree in human resource management, or go on to work in a related field such as:

    • Human resource management
    • Office management
    • Recruitment
    • Management training and coaching
  • If you’d like to apply, please click on the Apply Now or Start Application button on the page. Please fill in the form and provide as much detail as possible so we can properly advise you on the next steps. Once you’ve submitted your application form, one of our dedicated course advisors will contact you within 48 hours.


Detloff Rump
I am working for a global firm in a quite senior position, and my hope is that my LLB journey will inspire one or two colleagues to do something similar.
— Detloff Rump, Arden University
You can earn a full time wage, work full-time and support your family as well as study on the side. Definitely I'd recommend it.
— Imran, Arden University
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