THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITYSPEEDSPEED 20th Anniversary
Programmes leading to Overseas University Awards

 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Human Resource Management 
Programme Code84A23
Awarding InstitutionNorthumbria University, UK    
Programme Starting Date03 Feb 2020
Aims and ObjectivesThis top-up degree programme is designed for holders of Associate Degree or Higher Diploma. This programme aims to provide students with a thorough grounding in the field of human resources management. It will equip students with the relevant skills, knowledge and understanding that are required in this challenging, yet highly rewarding field. Students will also have the chance to develop reflective practices and critical thinking skills. These attributes are essential for a manager to handle changes in this modern society.
FeaturesInternational Standing:

  • Newcastle Business School (NBS) of Northumbria University (NU) has been awarded Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) double accreditation in business and accounting

  • NBS won the Business School of the Year award at the Times Higher Education Awards 2015

  • NU ranks 48th in Times Higher Education's UK University Rankings 2019 and 50th in "Business and Management Studies" in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2019


  • Programme:

  • 35th intake since January 2003*

  • A strong alumni network of around 5,100* in various professions in Hong Kong

  • Identical or comparable curricula, syllabuses and assessments to those delivered on campus in Newcastle

  • Assessment by coursework (i.e. assignments, group reports, presentations, etc.)#

  • Leading to a Northumbria Award upon successful completion of study


  • Scholarship & Overseas Summer Course:

  • Scholarship opportunities are available for students with outstanding academic results

  • A summer English Language and Cultural Learning Programme at Northumbria University in Newcastle will be available to students on a competitive basis


  • * These figures also cover other Northumbria University programmes offered at SPEED.
    # Some modules may also have a written examination.
    Normal Duration2 years (Part-time)
    Medium of InstructionEnglish
    Programme LeaderDr Anthony Wong Yuk-sun MBA, MSc, MSc, DSocSc, MHKIHRM
    Professional RecognitionThis programme is fully endorsed by The Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM). Graduates are eligible to apply for HKIHRM Associate Membership.