Human Resource Management (Level 4)

Price Per Learner Course £1,600.00

The Human Resource Management course at level 4 is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate course, allowing learners to progress onto the the Level 5 programme

Each module consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material. These materials comprise recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources.

About the course

The level 4 Diploma in Human Resource Management is a 120 credit course designed to provide learners with the skills they will need to succeed in management, with a specific focus on Human Resources within medium to large businesses. These are valuable skills to have, and can be used to open up opportunities at a huge variety of employers – from healthcare to hospitality, banking to broadcasting, this course can be your way of preparing for a career at any number of organisations.

The Human Resource Management course at level 4  is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate course, allowing learners to progress onto the level 5 Extended Diploma in Management.

This course is made up of 10 Level 4 modules each of which will be assessed by one multiple choice exam and written assignments (10 assignments). To help you study for these assessments, our team of expert academics have designed a series of exclusive, comprehensive lessons for online study. This material will cover everything you need to know and can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

Each module of the course consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material. These materials are comprised of interactive exercises, further readings and internet resources.

Awarding Body

All course material, including online modules and written assignments
Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
Dedicated student support
Access to an online social learning forum
Assignment marking and feedback
FREE NUS Extra card worth £19.90
FREE laptop
Free CV writing help on completion of the course

If you decide to top up to a full Undergraduate Degree through an accredited UK university, the costs are listed below. Please note, the below costs are for distance learning/online only. You have the option of finishing on campus; costs will vary depending on which university you chose to complete the final year at.

Northampton University

BA (Hons) in Business and Management Top up – £3800

BSc (Hons) in International Accounting Top up -£3800

University of Derby

Undergraduate Top up to BA – £4400

Edinburgh Napier University

BA in Business Management (Top-Up) – £4600
BA in Business and Enterprise (Top-Up) – £4600
BA in Sales Management (Top-Up) – £4600

University of Sunderland – On Campus

BA (Hons) Business and Management (Year 3 ) – £9250

University of Bolton 

BA (Hons) Top-up, fee £10,250, duration 2 semesters

Buckinghamshire New University 

BA (Hons) Top-up – £3,000

Anglia Ruskin University

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Final Year) – £4500

BA (Hons) Management (Top-Up) – £4500

Coventry University 

BA (Hons) Top-up – progression from ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management, fee £9,560

Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management
Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Please enquire for top up prices for Southern Cross University.

University of Hertfordshire

BA (Hons) Business Administration (top-up) (Online) | Courses | University of Hertfordshire (herts.ac.uk)

University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)

Business Management (Top Up), BA (Hons) – University of Central Lancashire (uclan.ac.uk)

University of Cumbria

BA (Hons) Global Business Management (Top-Up) Course – University of Cumbria

BA (Hons) International Business Management (Top-up) Course – University of Cumbria

University of Chichester

London Graduate School (lgsglobal.uk)

University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Undergraduate Top up to BA – €6000

NOTE: UK/EU students may be eligible for student loans for the top-up portion of their studies. Visit www.slc.co.uk for more information. 

To enrol onto the Level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education.

All course material, including online modules and written assignments
Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
Dedicated student support
Access to an online social learning forum
Assignment marking and feedback
FREE NUS Extra card worth £19.90
FREE laptop
Free CV writing help on completion of the course

The entrepreneurial manager

What is an Entrepreneur? Examine the skills and qualities of entrepreneurship.

Organisation structures

Why are organisations structured in the way they are? What determines the optimum structure and how does it differ between organisations? In this module, learners will look at the numerous models and theories that make up organisational structure.

Practical accounting analysis

Learners will complete exercises in accounts throughout this module to understand what they are telling us and the actions that analysis can precipitate.

Business planning and goal setting

What is the business trying to achieve? What will it do? How will it do it? This module focuses on the creation of clear goals and clear plans to achieve a clear objective.

Politics and business

Impact of politics on business and how it may help or hinder business. This module will educate learners on economic impact, exports and government support.

Business law

Explore the statutory responsibilities of managers as learners look into the legalities of business and business executives.

Managing in today’s world

Business in the modern world. This module focuses on governance and equality as a means to do right in business.

Performance management

Understanding how your people and your business can continually improve together, learners will review reward structures, CPD, training and development to ensure high performance in business.

Marketing and sales planning

Learners will analyse how markets, customers, competitors and products can come together in a cohesive plan.

Quantitative skills

On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.

The ATHE level 4 Diploma in Human Resource Management and the level 5 Extended Diploma in Management has 10 modules and 10  written assignments at level 4 and 8 assignments at level 5. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 5,000-8,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.

The assignment unit titles for the level 4 course are:

  1. Strategic HRM
  2. Managing ethically
  3. Culture and the organisation
  4. Organisational structure
  5. Recruitment and CPD
  6. Working in team
  7. Measuring and rewarding performance
  8. Managing people in organisations
  9. Interpersonal skills
  10. Motivating and influencing people

The assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:

  1.  Managing communications
  2. Business organisations in a global context
  3. People management
  4. Finance for managers
  5. Research project
  6. Marketing principles and practice
  7. Planning a new business venture
  8. Business law

Successful completion of The Undergraduate Level 4 (Human Resource Management course) them onto the Level 5 (Extended Diploma in Management) and then the  final year of an accredited Undergraduate Degree programme, students will have attained the right credentials to go on and apply for a job in management, HR, strategic business management or business consultancy.