This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year. BA (Hons) Business and Management (Human Resource Management) at Bath Spa University is an innovative course offering specialism in Human Resource Management, (HRM). You’ll develop core skills needed to excel in all kinds of businesses and experience exceptional learning environments. You’ll be supported by academic staff with business experience who will assist you along the way. - Develop as a person to achieve your potential through learning about HRM and how it works. - Have the flexibility to choose modules that you’re interested in. - Bring in modules from areas outside of your course, such as Sustainability or Marketing. **More about the Professional Placement Year** A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.