Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business with Human Resource Management (Part-Time)

Provided by Kaplan Singapore


Awarded by Northumbria University

Course introduction


With over 35,000 students across 140 countries, Northumbria University is one of the UK’s largest public universities. Established since 1880, Northumbria has a lustrous history of more than 135 years. Northumbria University programmes are endorsed by world-leading professional accreditation bodies which positioned Northumbria amongst the Top 10 universities in the UK for graduate employability within 6 months after graduation (The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2012).

Graduation and Degree
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business with Human Resource Maangement from Northumbria University.

The degree awards will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

This programme is offered by Northumbria University. The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business with Human Resource Management is a Joint Honours degree which is a direct Honours with dual specialisation. It consists of 12 modules and may be completed in a minimum of 16 months in Singapore. Each unit is supported with 24-36 contact hours conducted on weekday evenings and weekend.


HR0275   Personal and Organizational Development
HR0276   Human Resource Management in Practice
SM0269   Global and International Business Contexts
HR0277   Change, Work and Diversity
MK0273   Markets and Customers
NX0201   Business Performance Management
SM0374   Strategic Management and Leadership
HR0371   Rewarding Relationships
SM0378   Applied Business Ethics
HR0373   Employee Resourcing and Development
HR0372   Culture and Organizations
NX0314  Dissertation*

You may complete the programme within 16 months.

Honours Award
Honours in the degree will be awarded in accordance with the university course regulations.

Professional Recognition and Accreditation
Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University is accredited by CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personal and Development). As such, we will ensure that our provision combines their best practice principles with academic HRM theory.
This blend of teaching excellence, CIPD-focused practice and optional work placement means you will graduate as a work-ready practitioner. You will be well-placed to make the most of the varied career and development opportunities open to you.
With the AACSB accreditation, Northumbria University joins the Top 1% of Elite Business Schools worldwide. These elite group members include NanYang Technological University (NTU) and Singapore Management University (SMU).

Entry Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business with Human Resource Management accepts a wide range of qualifications. 

These include:

  • Relevant Polytechnic Diploma
  • Relevant Private Diploma
  • Non-related Diploma will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
  • Mature candidates with working experience and other qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis

Module exemptions are available and subject to University assessment. All applications are subjected to the approval of Northumbria University.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Delivery Methods

Class schedule is 2-3 times per week.

Assessment Methods

You will be mainly assessed by coursework/assignments

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, textbooks, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.

- Programme fee:

  • SGD 13,375 (6 modules) payable in 3 instalments
  • SGD 20,437 (12 modules) payable in 6 instalments
- Receive SGD 300 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our degree course. T&Cs apply.

Education Loans

Education Loans are available, subject to meeting the bank's loan requirements. 

Non-tuition fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
  • Application fee: SGD 181.90
All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 18 Jan 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.