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Lancaster University

Management and Human Resources (Industry)

UCAS Code: N602

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,B

Access to HE Diploma

D:36,M:9

in a relevant subject

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

35

with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDD

UCAS Tariff

136

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Sandwich | 2020

Subject

Business and management

Can the interests of employees and of organisations co-exist? What is the impact of the gig economy on employee relations? What are the drivers behind communication, change and motivation? So much can be uncovered by delving into peoples behaviours and interactions with organisations and society.

This degree includes a year in the workplace and focuses on understanding humans the way they work and how their behaviour can be influenced through people management practices. We wont teach you how to become a manager. Instead, we will explore the perspectives of both employers and employees. Join us in challenging the assumptions behind human resources and how people are managed.

You will study management theory alongside psychology, sociology and history. Our teaching approach blends academic material with practical insights and exercises. You will be taught by academics who are tackling the big questions of the day such as Artificial Intelligence, ethnic and cultural diversity and technology.

In your first year you study Management and Organisational Behaviour, selecting two more subjects. The most useful options are from Social Sciences or the Management School, but the choice is yours.

In your second year you will study Human Resources Management and deepen your understanding by choosing from topics such as Managing People or Business Ethics.

You will gain valuable life and work experience on your third-year industry placement. This is a priceless (and paid) opportunity to gain a practical perspective of work, people and organisations in the real world.

The final year sees you selecting from options such as International Human Resource Management, Ethics and Sustainability, and Organisational Change.

This degree will give you a critical understanding of the complex world of work and organisations. If you are interested in how to create a happy, efficient workforce, this degree can put you on the path to a career in people management.

The University will use all reasonable effort to support you to find a suitable placement for your studies. While a placement role may not be available in a field or organisation that is directly related to your academic studies or career aspirations, all placement roles offer valuable experience of working at a graduate level and gaining a range of professional skills.

If you are unsuccessful in securing a suitable placement for your third year, you will be able to transfer to the equivalent non-placement degree scheme and would continue with your studies at Lancaster, finishing your degree after your third year. The University offers a range of shorter placement and internship opportunities for which you would be welcome to apply.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Lancaster University

Department:

Management Learning and Leadership

TEF rating:
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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

40%
UK students
60%
International students
52%
Male students
48%
Female students
80%
2:1 or above
6%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

A
B
A

After graduation


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Business and management

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£25,000
high
Average annual salary
100%
high
Employed or in further education
80%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

31%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
24%
Business, research and administrative professionals
15%
Business, finance and related associate professionals

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