Postgraduate courses
Postgraduate courses

Human Resource Management

Why study at Roehampton

  • The chance of a work placement opportunity to build your experience and skills in readiness for the competitive job market
  • Industry guest speakers and field trips. Recent speakers have included experts from Prêt-à-Manger, Marks & Spencer and Coca-Cola
  • Exposure to real-life issues in employment and the workplace
  • Roehampton is ranked best modern university in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015)

Strong links with companies such as Haymarket, Marks and Spencer, Santander and Waitrose.

Whether you aspire to be a Human Resources Management professional or a manager, an understanding of how to attract and retain the best people is an important skill. On this course you will address critical contemporary issues of Human Resources such as wellbeing and equality and diversity in the workplace. You'll be able to share your own experience and engage in lively debate on a course that will develop you as a future Human Resources leader.

More details

Employment is a life-changing activity. People's jobs define their incomes, status and even quality of life. Human Resource Management is the key function responsible for the management of employment. This course will help you address contemporary issues in the field, providing you practical approaches to facing them.

In the past our students have worked with the London 2012 Olympics delivery authorities, playing a key role in the recruitment of the 70,000 volunteers needed to staff the Olympic Games events and supporting activities. More recently, they have explored specific companies' graduate recruitment schemes, designed graduate recruitment and selection campaigns and addressed issues of diversity and inclusion.

Recent guest speakers have included professionals from the Metropolitan Police Service, Sony Ericsson as well as the Historic Royal Palaces (which include Hampton Court, Kensington Palace, the Tower of London, and Kew Palace).

You'll leave this degree not only with an excellent understanding of the field but with the skills and knowledge that will help you succeed in your career.

Example modules

  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Ethics, Organisations and Society
  • Contemporary Case Studies in Human Resource Management

Career options

This course will prepare you to work in roles such as recruitment and selection specialist, employee relations or personnel manager, training and development advisor, diversity and equal opportunity advisor or performance management specialist.

UCAS code





Single honours

Entry requirements

General entry requirements »


Business School »


3 years (full-time)

Tuition fees

£9,000 (2015; UK/EU) »

£12,000 (2015; International) »

Cash scholarships and bursaries available »

Programme outline

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Further information

Contact our Enquiries team »
+44 (0)20 8392 3232

Undergraduate open day

Saturday 3 October 2015

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