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BSc (Hons) Management (Human Resources) with Industrial/Professional Experience

Gain the skills required to become a dynamic manager and focus on your chosen specialism from second year onwards.

Study core and specialist areas of business and management according to your personal or academic interests or career ambitions. Specialise in human resources whilst still benefitting from a huge amount of choice across this flexible course, which includes a work placement in your penultimate year of study.

Study HRM, employment policy and practice, industrial relations, organisational psychology and organisational analysis within the UK and internationally.

Course statistics


of placement students achieved first or upper second class degrees between 2015-17


students joined our management courses in 2017


Average salary within 6 months (DLHE)


Most targeted by leading graduate employers (High Fliers Report 2018)

Key rankings

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Ranked 4th in the UK for business and economics (source: THE 2017)

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Ranked 22nd in the world for business and economics (source: THE 2017)

BSc Management (Human Resources) with Industrial/Professional Experience / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2019


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


3 AS-levels accepted in place of 1 A-Level if all taken in Year 13

Unit grade information

The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit information where available.  Like all other information provided by applicants this may be taken into consideration when assessing your application.  Unit grades will not normally form part of an offer conditions.


To meet our Maths subject requirements we require GCSE Maths at Grade B (you will require a Grade 6 in the newly reformed GCSEs in England) or we can accept GCSE Applications of Maths and Methods in Maths at Grades BB if studied together in the same sitting. Please note we do not accept Applied Maths e.g. WJEC Mathematics - Numeracy.

To meet our English language subject requirements we require GCSE English Language at Grade B (you will require a Grade 6 in the newly reformed GCSEs in England).

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 SL Maths (or Maths Studies*) and SL English (Language A: English Language and Literature or Language A: Literature). If Language B: English is offered at SL we would need you to achieve 6.

*We do not currently accept Maths Studies for BSc (Hons) International Business, Finance and Economics applicants for the purposes of meeting our Maths subject requirements.

Alternative entry requirements

Alternative entry requirements exist for this course. You may view these by selecting from the list below.

English language

All applicants are expected to hold a suitable English language qualification as follows:


6.5 overall, with no less than 6 in any individual component


90 overall in the internet-based test, with no less than 20 in any individual component

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English

Grade C - please provide your unique and special numbers to be verified online

GCSE English Language (as a first language)

Grade B

IGCSE English (as a first language)

Grade B - you must have completed the fully assessed oral examination (please note we only accept the Cambridge IGCSE First Language English 0500 if you have taken the optional speaking and listening tests)

Pre-sessional courses

If your score is slightly below our minimum requirements we may decide to offer you a place subject to attending an academic pre-sessional English language course at the University. Our admissions team will contact any eligible applicants. Full details including application deadlines, fees and how to apply are available here .

If your qualification is not listed above, please contact our undergraduate admissions team . You may find your query is answered within our Frequently asked questions (FAQs) .

English language test validity

Please note that the test date for the IELTS or TOEFL qualification must be no more than two years before the start date of your degree course. For all other English language qualifications listed above the test date must be no more than seven calendar years before the start date of your degree course.

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