Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management with Financial Management (Top Up) (Teach Out)

About Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is one of the largest higher education institutions in Scotland with over 18,000 students from 109 countries. Edinburgh Napier University offers industry-informed courses which combine the optimum balance of theory and practice, to equip graduates   for   success   in today’s   competitive global job market.

The high percentage of graduates employed or pursuing further studies is testament to their relevant degrees, which   are   developed with businesses and employers in mind and are often professionally accredited. An Edinburgh Napier University degree gives you the perfect mix of personal and professional skills for a successful career in today’s global market.

Students will benefit from international lecturers and a UK degree while studying in Singapore. You will also leave with the knowledge, skills and confidence to make a real impact in the workplace.

Facts and Figures

  • One of the Top 20 in the UK Universities for graduate employability (HESA 2013).
  • Human Resource Management studies at Edinburgh Napier scored a 89% student satisfaction rating in the 2014 National Student Survey.
  • 96% of our UK Human Resource Management Students think that ‘staff have made the subject interesting‘, the top score of any UK university (National Student survey, 2014).

Programme Objective

In collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University, SHRI Academy offers a 1-year part-time top-up degree leading to the award of BA Human Resource Management with Financial Management from Edinburgh Napier University.

The programme is designed to equip graduates with a critical understanding of key HRM functions and current approaches and techniques in financial management, bringing together these two important areas of study and business practice in a unique way.

The programme will develop more effective managers with an ability to analyse and apply financial data to improve decision-making and enhance student’s contribution to Human Capital Management and effective HRM practices.

Programme Structure and Content

This is a 12-months part-time top-up to Year 3 degree programme, which comprises 6 modules:

Modules Module Outline
Strategic Management in a Global Context
  • Understand the concepts and analytical frameworks for the organization on to conduct a strategic analysis, to assess its strategic choices and to implement its chosen strategy effectively
Human Resource Development
  • Design, deliver and evaluate the success of a training/ learning activity, and examine learning activity such as e-learning and management development
  • Examine the concepts of the Learning Organisation and Knowledge Management
  • Evaluate the role of HRD in relation to business development and success
Organizational   Change Management
  • Understand the nature of organizational change
  • Analyse frameworks for organizational change
  • Appraise the effect of culture on change processes
  • Evaluate tools and techniques used in the management of change
Managing the Employment Relationship
  • Identify issues and practices associated with the management of HRM and employment relationship
  • Examine developments in the delivery and transformation of HRM in organizations and develop a critical awareness of issues involved with, and differences between forms of employee involvement and participation
  • Analyse the management of morale, discipline, grievance, collective bargaining and consultation
Managerial Finance
  • Analyse published financial information
  • Apply internal financial information to the management roles of decision-making, planning and control and performance evaluation
  • Calculate and explain the significance of key ratios for assessing the financial positon of the firm
  • Analyse corporate performance from an internal and an external perspective
  • Apply a range of management accounting techniques to various business situations
Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Examine the efforts of institutions to manage environmental and sustainable issues
  • Discuss the problems of identifying, measuring and disclosing social and environmental information
  • Review corporate governance frameworks, theory and models
  • Assess current corporate governance systems in the context of accountability, social responsibility and corporate citizenship
  • Examine the theories of ethics and their applicability to business and the professionals
  • Evaluate business and professional practice from a moral and ethical viewpoint

Each module is a 15 lecture hours and 15 tutorial hours. Lectures are conducted by Edinburgh Napier University faculty. Tutorials are conducted by local tutors who are experienced industry practitioners.

Module content / syllabus will be provided upon request.

BA Human Resource Management with Financial Management Course Schedule Structure

Week: Module 1: Module 2:
Week 1 4 x 3-hour Lectures
Week 2 1 x 3-hour Lecture 4 x 3-hour Lectures
Week 3 1 x 3-hour Lecture
Week 4 1 x 3-hour Tutorial
Week 5 1 x 3-hour Tutorial
Week 6 1 x 3-hour Tutorial
Week 7 1 x 3-hour Tutorial 1 x 3-hour Tutorial
Week 8 Submission of Assignment 1
Week 9 1 x 3-hour Tutorial 1 x 3-hour Tutorial
Week 10 Submission of Assignment 1
Week 11 1 x 3-hour Tutorial 1 x 3-hour Tutorial
Week 12 1 x 3-hour Tutorial
Week 13 Revision Week Revision Week
Week 14 Examination/ Submission
of Assignment 2
Week 15 Examination/ Submission
of Assignment 2

Assessment Methods / Certification

Students will be assessed based on written examinations and assignments. An examination for each module will be held at the end of each trimester.

Graduation and Degree

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structures will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management with Financial Management from Edinburgh Napier University.


Upon successful completion, participants may pursue the Postgraduate Diploma in various specialisation from SHRI Academy.

Admission Requirements

  • Diploma in Business and Human Resource Management from SHRI Academy; OR relevant diploma from other PEls*
  • HRM, Psychology and Business graduates from local polytechnics*
  • English Proficiency (GCE '0' Level I IELTS 6.0 I TOEFL IBT 80 & above) qualifications applies

The final decision concerning admission to the programme rests with Edinburgh Napier University.

* Local polytechnics graduates and graduates from other PEls will be considered on an individual and case-by-case basis for direct entry. There are some subject specific prerequisite modules that you must have studied to gain entry to this programme. Please check with the Programme Manager for full details.

Programme Fees

Application Fee (non-refundable)** S$100.00
Course Fee* S$10,800.00 (3 instalments)
Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) Premium S$111.50
Membership Entrance Fee S$120.00
Membership Subscription Fee - 1 year S$50.00
Materials Fee S$180.00
Total (inclusive 7% GST) S$12,049.81


Application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

All fees to be payable in full before course commencement.

All fees to be payable in full prior to the orientation/course commencement date.

*   Application Fee refers to the fee that the student pays for the sole purpose of processing the application from submitted so that the PEI can check if the student meets the course admission requirement.

** Course fee is based on S$1,800.00 per module and is subjected to rectifications by the University.

Application Procedures

All applications must be submitted with the following:

  • Completed Application Form
  • One recent Passport-size photograph
  • Certified True Copies of Academic Certificates & Transcripts
  • A copy of NRIC (front & back) I passport / valid work pass
  • Payment of Application Fee

Payment Mode:

Cash, NETS, Cheque (payable to “SHRI Academy Pte Ltd”), IBG & Credit Card (additional charges apply) .

Contact Us

For further information, please contact Mr Alvin Gean @ via phone (65) 6422 3790.

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