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BA (Hons)Human Resource Management and Psychology

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £17,900 per year
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Human Resource Management is a vital part of every business, and impacts everyone from junior members of staff to CEOs. With a CIPD accredited HR degree from the University of Stirling, you’ll gain far-reaching expertise in organisational success and unlock a wealth of professional opportunities.

The course will prepare you to make an impact on key areas of business such as recruitment methods, staff development, performance management and career progression. You’ll also be equipped to enhance an organisation’s adaptability by broadening the skills of its workforce and understanding its broader social and economic environments.

The award-winning Psychology course sits at the cutting edge of inter-disciplinary scientific research. They focus on important societal problems such as detection of criminals and improvement of health outcomes. After introducing Psychology to you as a biological and social science, we’ll cover topics as diverse as brain functioning, development and social behaviour. You’ll develop a deep knowledge and understanding of mind and behaviour.

The course was recognised by the British Psychological Society for our innovative, student-led teaching initiatives and commitment to integrating employability. They described our course as being ‘at the forefront of the student-led teaching experience in Psychology across the UK’, and commended our staff, who ‘clearly care about the wellbeing and development of their students, and provide a nurturing learning environment’.

Career opportunities

When you complete your studies you’ll be well qualified for specialist careers in both Human Resource Management and general management. Focusing on understanding employment in the widest sense, this course also enables graduates to take up roles in trade unions, employment-related charities, government departments, non-governmental organisations and employment research bodies. As you study, we seek to prepare you for the job market with our range of specialist career services.

Graduates have started their careers in some of the following roles:

HR Administrator, Capita HR Solutions
Recruitment Consultant, Recruitair Ltd
Resource Assistant, Hyde Group Engineering
Researcher, Experis Manpower Group

An estimated 15-20% of Psychology graduates eventually become professional psychologists. Graduates can specialise in

clinical psychology
forensic psychology
educational psychology
occupational psychology
mental health
health and wellbeing
Many other careers will see psychology as a useful degree, such as:

advice worker
market research
life coach
human resources
play therapy
any job that requires insight into human behaviour

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States