BA (with Honors) in Business (Human Resource Management)

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Starting dates: February, June, September and November

  • Duration: 4 years
  • Level 8 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From € 9,000 / year

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Understanding how to find the right candidates and keep employees motivated is key to achieving the long-term goals of an organization. Studying your BA (Hons) Business (Human Resource Management) with us in Germany at our Berlin campus gives you the foundation you need to launch your career as an effective and responsible HRM practitioner.

In addition to helping you develop competencies in analyzing key contemporary job market trends and their importance to workforce planning, this course will help you gain first-hand experience to successfully navigate multinational employee environments. You will also study course modules that cover basic business functions such as marketing, business planning, and finance, which means that you will graduate with a variety of transferable skills that will help provide a level of flexibility for your future employment options.

Professional options

Our courses are designed to provide each student with transferable skills that ensure graduates are prepared to enter the field of their choice. The BA (Hons) Business (Human Resource Management) degree course covers a wide range of industry topics and skills so that graduates are well prepared and poised for success. As a graduate, you will have gained knowledge of:

  • Solve complex problems using theoretical business and management concepts and practical techniques.
  • The vital and strategic role that human resource management plays within an organization.
  • Effectively use interpersonal skills such as negotiating, listening, presenting and persuading
  • Analyze written, visual and graphical data.
  • Collaborate within a team and reflect on their own performance, strengths and weaknesses.

Her bachelor’s degree in business and human resource management opens up endless possibilities for her career. As a graduate of our Berlin campus, you will also have the opportunity to apply for an 18-month post-study residence permit to work in Germany.

If you are pursuing additional training or a master’s degree, you can enter roles that include:

  • Office of Human Resources
  • Office Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Career Advisor
  • Sales Executive
  • Training and Development Officer
  • Mediator
  • Talent Agent
  • Vital Trainer
  • Risk manager

Program structure

In this introduction to human resource and business management, you will learn successful management strategies used in today’s workplaces and appreciate the human elements of business while studying in the multicultural city of Berlin.

To earn her bachelor’s degree with us, she will complete 360 credit hours, consisting of the following 17 modules:

  • Develop personal and managerial skills
  • Understanding the business environment
  • Marketing Principles
  • Introduction to finance
  • People in organizations
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management across cultures
  • Business processes
  • Business and entrepreneurship
  • Business analysis
  • Human resource planning
  • Manage change in organizations
  • Contemporary management problems
  • Strategic management
  • Handling oneself and others
  • Strategic issues in human resource management
  • Research and dissertation methods


The way we assess our students gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways. That’s why we choose a variety of methods to track your progress. These include:

  • Assignments
  • Essays
  • Presentations
  • Case studies
  • Work portfolios
  • Exams

Admission requirements

To be eligible to study this degree, we need to see that you have:

  • Two GCE A-Level or equivalent subjects, plus grade C or higher approvals in three GCSE or equivalent subjects; O
  • Completed a recognized or equivalent access program

We also usually ask you for a personal statement showing your motivations for studying the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant work experience.

Mastery of English

  • IELTS 6.0 (not less than 5.5 in any element); o TOEFL iBT 60-78; or equivalent
  • Alternatively, evidence that you have previously studied in English; A letter can be accepted to demonstrate that the medium of instruction was in English.

We also offer an internal English test for applicants who are unable to provide an English proficiency letter. Please contact for more information.

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