Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business with Human Resource Management (Top-up)

Provided by Kaplan Higher Education Academy


Awarded by Northumbria University

Course introduction


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.

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 Management  from Northumbria University.

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

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure


•HR 0275 - Personal and Organizational Development
•HR 0276 - Human Resource Management in Practice
•SM 0269 - Global and International Business Contexts
•HR 0277 - Change, Work and Diversity
•MK 0273 - Markets and Customers
•NX 0201 - Business Performance Management
•SM 0374 - Strategic Management and Leadership
•HR 0371 - Rewarding Relationships
•SM 0378 - Applied Business Ethics
•HR 0373 - Employee Resourcing and Development
•HR 0372 - Culture and Organizations
•NX 0314 - 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 Method

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, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.
•Programme fee: ◦S$13,910 (6 modules) payable in 3 instalments
◦S$21,400 (12 modules) payable in 6 instalments

•Receive S$300 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our degree course. T&Cs apply.

Education Loan

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

Amex 0% interest on instalment payment effective 1st June 2017 (for instalments ranging 6 - 24 months)

Non-tuition fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
•Application fee: S$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.