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The University of Manchester

Management (Human Resources)

UCAS Code: N600
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Human resource management
Student score
Not Available
% employed or in further study
95% MED
Average graduate salary
£22k HIGH
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

Grades AAB. General Studies is normally accepted if one of four A-levels passed in the same sitting. Critical Thinking is not accepted. Three AS-Levels accepted in place of one A-Level if all taken in Year 13.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

We can only accept Scottish Highers in combination with Advanced Highers as follows: two Advanced Highers at Grades AB and two Highers at Grades AA plus Maths at Higher Level at Grade B. We normally require three Advanced Highers at grades AAB or two Advanced Highers at grades AB plus two Highers at grades AA (plus Maths at Higher Level at grade B). English Language and Maths not taken at Higher/Advanced Higher must have been achieved at SCQF level 5 (National 5 grade B / Intermediate 2 grade B / Standard Grade General level grade 3).

BTEC Diploma

We consider the National Diploma for entry provided it is in a subject relevant to the chosen course. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the BTEC D*D plus grade B at A Level. The subject of your BTEC will be taken into consideration when making a decision on your offer. We will not accept General Studies as an A Level option.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma We consider the National Extended Diploma for entry provided it is in a subject relevant to the chosen course (a full list of our accepted courses are listed on our website). Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full D*D*D. The subject of your BTEC will be taken into consideration when making a decision on your offer. We will not accept General Studies as an A Level option.

International Baccalaureate

35 points overall with 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects. Students without GCSE/IGCSE Maths and English Language at Grade B (or 6) will need 5 in Standard Level Maths (or Maths Studies) and English (we can accept either Language A: English Language and Literature or Language B: English). We do not currently accept Language A: Literature for the purposes of meeting our English language subject requirements.

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Our flexible Management degrees share a common first year before allowing you to focus on your chosen specialism to enhance your career prospects. With over 90 course units to choose from, you really can shape your own degree. BSc (Hons) Management (Human Resources) concentrates on the broad area of human resource management, plus employment policy and practice, industrial relations, organisational psychology and organisational analysis, with choices to focus on both the UK and international level. It is designed to encourage you to gain a critical awareness of how people are managed in organisations. To graduate with BSc (Hons) Management (Human Resources), you need to have studied at least 40 credits of second-year options (one third of your studies) and at least 60 credits of final-year options (half of your studies) from the Human Resources subject area. Since the Management and Management (Specialism) degrees are identical in the first year, transfer between them is straightforward, so you should apply for only one of them. Aims This course aims to promote critical awareness of the merits and complexities of management and to instill an appreciation of the association between theory and practice. It aims to introduce you to important new developments in the field of management and to enable you to develop appropriate practical and transferable skills. Special features Study a broad-based management degree whilst specialising in human resources Your chosen specialism will be reflected in your final degree title - BSc (Hons) Management (Human Resources) Don't want to specialise? Graduate with BSc (Hons) Management


The University of Manchester

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As the biggest single-site University in the country, in one of the most vibrant cities in Europe, the University of Manchester gives students an unrivalled and unique learning experience. You'll enjoy studying at a world-class institution and being at the centre of a dynamic student population. The Students' Union has more than 300 student-run societies, from Aikido to Zoology.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
89% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
85% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
7% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
428 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
73% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
8% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 95% MED
Average graduate salary £22k HIGH
Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals


Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals


Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
This subject is much more common at postgraduate level, and so be aware that many of the good jobs in HR and personnel management go to graduates with Masters or other postgraduate qualifications in this subject. Work experience for first degree graduates can help to get around the lack of postgraduate qualifications, but if you want to go into management you might find that Masters to be an advantage. Although human resource roles are much the most common outcome for graduates from these courses, they take those jobs in an impressive array of industries so there are plenty of options for the kind of employer you can work for. If you would like to know about graduate prospects for your chosen course more specifically, head to an open day to talk to tutors about what previous graduates went on to do.
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