UWS Clearing 2022

Business & Human Resource Management



BA (Hons)


4 years full-time, typically 6 years part-time




September 2021



About the course

Become a human resource management professional with our BA (Hons) Business & Human Resource Management programme.

Underpinned by contemporary academic theory, the BA (Hons) Business & Human Resource Management programme will equip you with the practical skills and critical thinking required to make a positive impact in this professional area or to continue on to postgraduate study.

  • UWS was the first Scottish university to offer an undergraduate human resource programme accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) – which ensures that the educational experience we provide meets the highest professional standards.
  • On successful completion of the Honours programme, you’ll obtain a Level 5 (Intermediate) qualification from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:


Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Closed

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: CCC (63 UCAS Tariff points)
  • A levels: CC (64 UCAS Tariff points) plus GCSE English Language
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H4
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (4 @  HL)
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Humanities BBB
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: BBB (144 UCAS tariff points) including English
  • A levels: BBB (120 UCAS Tariff points) including English and Mathematics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Degree: 28 points
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Human Resource Management
  • SQA HND: Business – if it includes all of the core modules (below), you will be offered Year 2 entry; if your HND does not include all of the core modules (below) then you will be offered Year 1 entry to the degree:
    • HRM Core Activities
    • HRM: An Introduction
    • Managing People and Organisations
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Human Resource Management
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND Business: if you have completed the following core modules, you will be offered entry in Year 3 of the degree; if you do not have all of the following core modules, then you will be offered entry to Year 2 of the degree:
    • HRM Core Activities
    • HRM: An Introduction
    • Managing People and Organisations
    • Behavioural Skills for Business
    • Business Culture and Strategy

Further Information

Clearing Guide

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students – including information on tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

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Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk


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