Bachelor of Commerce: Human Resource Management

General

Program Description

Human Resource Management is concerned with a number of fundamental business functions, including recruitment and selection, training and development, change management and occupational safety. If you are interested in understanding, motivating and developing the human capital of an organization, the UOWD's Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) - Human Resource Management in UAE will prepare you for a career in this field.

Duration

4 Years - Full-time

Intakes
Spring - February
Summer - June
Autumn - September

Tuition Fees
AED 232,943
USD 63,472
(VAT 5% inclusive)

The program will help you to understand the environment and processes of recruitment and selection, apply concepts and techniques to promote change, manage and develop people, and apply appropriate occupational health and safety practices in organizations. The program will also provide you with critical perspectives on the role and functions of HR professionals.


Career Opportunities

UOWD’s Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Human Resource Management is structured to develop career-ready HR professional, able to effectively develop and deliver organization relevant strategies in human resource management. Graduates of the BCom in Human Resource Management can undertake professional roles such as:

  • Human Resources Managers
  • Personnel Officers
  • Recruitment Officers
  • Position Classification Specialists
  • Occupational Analysts
  • Training & Development Managers
  • Payroll Officers
  • Employee Relations Officers
  • Occupational Health & Safety Specialists
  • Labour Relations Managers
  • Mediators
  • Organisational Development Specialists
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Professional Accreditation

AHRI

The Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Human Resource Management has been accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). Students will enjoy a variety of benefits contributing to their personal and professional development in order to advance into more senior leadership roles. The accreditation will also serve as a pathway to AHRI Membership status.


Accreditation and Recognition

This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs and is fully recognized within the UAE, GCC nations and internationally for further education and employment in the private and public sectors.

In addition, the program is quality assured by UOW, which is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of the higher education sector in Australia. UOWD graduates have the opportunity to exchange their UOWD degrees for the equivalent UOW Australia degree after completion.


Program Structure

To qualify for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management), a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 204 Credit Points (cp) which include 60 cp of General Education, 54 cp from program core, 6 cp Capstone subject and the specific major requirements.


Major

  • MGNT201 Organisational Behaviour
  • MGNT205 Recruitment & Selection
  • MGNT206 Managing Human Resources
  • MGNT207 Employee Relations Management
  • MGNT311 Management of Change
  • MGNT314 Strategic Management
  • MGNT321 Workplace Health and Safety Management
  • MGNT322 Learning and Development in Organisations

Plus 6 electives. Zero level subjects cannot be taken as electives


Program Core

  • ACCY111 Accounting Fundamentals in Society
  • COMM101 Principles of Responsible Business
  • COMM121 Statistics for Business
  • ECON100 Economic Essentials for Business
  • FIN 111 Introductory Principles of Finance
  • MARK101 Marketing Principles
  • OPS 216 Operations Management
  • MGNT110 Introduction to Management
  • One subject from the following 3 options (6cp):
    1. ACCY112 Accounting in Organisations*
    2. ECON102 Economics and Society
    3. MGNT102 Business Communications
  • COMM331 (Capstone) Integrative Business Capstone

*Students majoring in Accountancy or Finance must undertake ACCY112. Students majoring in International Business are strongly encouraged to take ECON102.

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General Education (GED)

Students are required to complete 60 credit points of General Education from the following seven (7) categories:

  • English, Arabic or other languages (18cp)
    • GED 010 Academic Study Skills 1
    • GED 020 Academic Study Skills 2
  • Information Technology and Mathematics (12cp)
    • MATH060 Foundation Mathematics for Business
    • OPS 113 Business Oriented Information Systems
  • Islamic Studies or History or Culture (6cp)
    • ARTS017 Islamic Culture
  • One subject from Natural or Physical Sciences (6cp)
    • ENVI030 Environmental Science
    • PHYS030 Foundation Physics
  • One subject from Humanities or Arts (6cp)
    • ARTS035 Introduction to Philosophy
    • LAW 101 Law, Business and Society
  • One subject from Social or Behavioural Sciences (6cp)
    • PSYC015 Introduction to Psychology
    • SOC 103 Introduction to Sociology
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship (6cp)
    • INE 301 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Electives

Students are expected to complete 6 electives (30 cp) from 100, 200 or 300 levels.

Last updated Sep 2019

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