PSB Academy

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Business Studies with Human Resource Management,Loughborough University, UK

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This degree course promotes openness, awareness, excellence and a pro-active view of the future. Students will benefit from a rich diversity of teaching and learning experiences, which range from lectures and seminars, to syndicate discussion groups and supervised computer-lab sessions. Fully taught classes will be underpinned by one’s own private study.


Programme Structure

This programme consists of 18 modules

  • 3 trimesters in a year
  • 2 modules are taught over each trimester
  • Approximately 48 contact hours per module delivered by both University faculty and local lecturers


Modules Outline

Year 1

Introductory Modules (Compulsory)
Organisational Behaviour and Management Business Mathematics and Statistics
Economic Environment Introduction to Accounting for Management
Introduction to Marketing Personal Effectiveness


Year 2

Degree Modules (Compulsory)
Introduction to Human Resource Management Corporate Finance
International Business Market Development
The Dynamics of Employment Relations  
Optional Modules (Choose 1)
Business Information Systems Operations and Project Management


Year 3

Degree Modules (Compulsory)
Work-based Project Small Business Issues and Planning
Strategic Management Human Resource Development
Current Issues in Managing People at Work Resourcing, Recruitment and Selection


Assessment and Examination

Modules are normally assessed by a mixture of coursework and written examination. The most common mix is 25% coursework and 75% examination while some modules may have a 50% or 100% examination weightage. Coursework assessment is based on a variety of tasks, including individual essays, group reports, group work on simulations and computer-based projects. There is normally one examination per module. External Examiners, who are formally appointed by the University, audit the whole assessment process.


Exemptions for Entry Requirement

Applicants who meet the following criteria are exempted from Year 1 of the programme:

  • PSB Academy Advanced Diploma in Business Studies, with average B/C grade or;
  • Graduates of a business-related diploma from a local Polytechnic, with average B/C grade
  • Applicants with a lower grade average may be accepted into Year 1 of the programme.

Entry Requirements

  • PSB Academy Diploma with average B grade; OR
  • PSB Academy Advanced Diploma with average B/C grade; OR
  • Diploma from local Polytechnic or Professional Institution with average B/C grade; OR
  • GCE A-Levels with average B/C grade
  • Applicants without the requisite grades may also apply, but will be assessed case-by-case by the university.

Delivery methods

  • Classroom

Assesment Methods

  • Coursework and written examination

Graduation and Degree

  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Business Studies with Human Resource Management

Commencement date

Mar, Aug, Nov

Full/part time

Full Time, Part Time

Length of course

36 Months

Course Price

$ 30,527.00

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