• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The Business with Human Resources programme at the University of Essex Online explores the closely related fields of business management and human resource management. You’ll develop your skills working with people through not only the course content, but also in the way the course is structured – with group work, discussion forums, live Q&A sessions and collaboration throughout.

About

Businesses can’t run without people, which means they can’t run without good people management. The field of human resources is a far cry from its origins as personnel management, and to succeed in a rapidly changing business world, it is essential for managers to have a good grasp of how the people within them flourish or fail.

As well as examining the key HR and management topics, you will also have the opportunity to modify the course to your own preferences. We offer optional modules in:

  • the key concepts that underlie marketing and how to develop a strategy
  • financial accounting and financial decision-making in the short and long term
  • micro- and macro-economics and their relevance to managerial decision-making

The final module you will study is the Business with Human Resources programme at the University of Essex Online, an in-depth study into your choice of any managerial, human resource or miscellaneous business issue. 

You will conduct independent research into the topic and your report shall make recommendations on how to manage the issue based on the data and conclusions you draw from it.

Your future

Companies seek out candidates with the most advanced skills to fill senior positions, and a postgraduate qualification is an excellent way to showcase that you possess those abilities. 

This course is designed for those seeking employment in a high-level human resource management role, however roles within business management, banking, insurance, accountancy, marketing, sales, retail and finance would also greatly benefit from the knowledge gained through this course.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management: Principles and Practices
  • Leadership in Practice
  • Project Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Management in Context
  • Business Strategy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

An undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification

Work Experience

At least 5 year(s) of work experience are required.

Senior level work experience

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5448 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10906 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5448 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10906 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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