Human Resources Management professionals specialize in managing functions and activities concerned with attracting, maintaining, and developing people within the organization. A Bachelor of Business (Human Resources Management) will provide students with a body of knowledge that includes the understanding of historical perspectives and contemporary developments in Human Resources Management. Students will have knowledge of how research principles and methods inform Human Resources Management decision-making. Graduates of a Bachelor of Business (Human Resources Management) will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills via the planning and completion of significant research-based or scholarship-centered projects.
AED 172,200 (VAT Inclusive)
3 Years with the option to fast-track (6 Trimesters)
Bachelor of Business
7 Reasons to Study Human Resource Management
Generate effective solutions to human resource management issues in a global context.
Evaluate the impact of political, economic, social, cultural and environmental factors on managing and developing human resources.
Work with real organizations on real projects, and complete internships through our work-integrated learning program.
Learn by doing, with assessments based on real projects rather than theory.
Explore careers anywhere in the world, with a Bachelor of Business that is globally-recognized.
Murdoch’s rated 5 stars* for learner engagement and student support for Business and Management courses, so you know you’ll be supported through your studies. *Source: The Good Universities Guide 2019.
Study two majors in three years and graduate with two specializations, further enhancing your career prospects.
Your Future Career
When you graduate, you’ll be able to explore a range of roles across Australia and the world. It’s estimated that by 2023 there will be over 250,000 jobs in human resources. Source: Dept of Small Business and Jobs Employment Projections Report 2018
Careers could include:
Human Resources Executive or Analyst
Human Resources Policy Officer
Payroll and Operations Support
Year 1 (2 Trimesters)
All first-year students are required to take a Transition unit and a Career Learning Spine unit in Year 1. This is designed to provide you with academic skills and skills on how to manage your career.
Academic Skills for Business – 3 points
Murdoch Spine: Career Learning
Career Learning: Managing Your Career – 3 points
Foundational Mathematics for Business – 3 points
Foundations of Management and Governance – 3 points
Foundations of Economics – 3 points
Foundations of Business Law – 3 points
General electives allow you to broaden your knowledge by studying subjects of interest from other disciplines. You may select general electives from any degree program offered by Murdoch University’s Dubai campus, subject to pre-requisite requirements. You must complete two general electives (100 level units) to complete your first-year studies.
Year 2 and 3 (4 Trimesters)
Research Skills and Career Learning Spine Units
These units have been designed to provide you with the skills and understanding to analyze the world around you and make a difference in your own life and that of others. We have picked relevant and challenging subjects that benefit from an inter-disciplinary approach and allow you to understand how others think and solve problems.
Understanding Business Research: An Introductory Approach - 3 points
Applying Mixed Methods Research to Business - 3 points OR Empirical Research Methods for Business - 3 points
There are six core units that must be taken in years two and three.
Workplace Law - 3 points
Organisational Theory and Behaviour - 3 points
Principles of Human Resources Management - 3 points
Employment Relations - 3 points
Advanced Human Resource Perspectives - 3 points
Human Resource Economics - 3 points
In addition to the research and core units for years two and three, two more career learning spine units also need to be completed.
Building Enterprise Skills – 3 points
Real-World Learning – 3 points
To complete your year two and three studies you must complete six 200 to 300 level units offered by Murdoch University’s Dubai campus, subject to individual unit prerequisites.
Recommended Double Majors
To take a double major, students simply take the core units from another major in place of their general electives units. In most cases, a double major can be completed without additional time or cost. Please speak to our admissions counselors for more information on double major possibilities.