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 organisation, the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Human Resource Management will prepare you for a career in this field. At UOWD the BCom in Human Resource Management 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 organisations. The program will also provide you with critical perspectives on the role and functions of HR professionals.
UOWD’s Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Human Resource Management is structured to develop career-ready HR professional, able to effectively develop and deliver organisation 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
- Organisational Development Specialists.
Accreditation and Recognition
This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs and is fully recognised 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 degree for the equivalent UOW degree after completion.
To qualify for 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, 72 cp from Program Core, 54 cp from Major and 18 cp of Electives.
1. General Education (GED)
Students are required to complete 60 credit points of General Education from the following six (6) categories: (a) Information Technology and Mathematics (18 cp), (b) English, Arabic or other languages (18 cp), (c) Islamic Studies or History or Culture (6 cp), (d) Natural Sciences (6 cp), (e) Humanities or Arts (6 cp) and (f) Social or Behavioural Sciences (6 cp).
2. Program core
|Subject code||Subject title||Credit points|
|ACCY111||Accounting Fundamentals in Society||6 cp|
|ACCY112||Accounting in Organizations||6 cp|
|COMM101||Principles of Responsible Commerce||6 cp|
|COMM113||Business Oriented Information Systems||6 cp|
|COMM121||Statistics for Business||6 cp|
|ECON101||Macroeconomic Essentials for Business||6 cp|
|ECON111||Introductory Microeconomics||6 cp|
|FIN111||Introductory Principles of Finance||6 cp|
|MARK101||Marketing Principles||6 cp|
|MGMT102||Business Communications||6 cp|
|MGMT110||Introduction to Management||6 cp|
|MGMT316||Operations Management||6 cp|
|COMM334 (Capstone)||Intercultural Applications of Socially Innovative Business||6 cp|
|Subject code||Subject title||Credit points|
|MGMT201||Organisational Behaviour||6 cp|
|MGMT205||Recruitment and Selection||6 cp|
|MGMT206||Managing Human Resources||6 cp|
|MGMT220||Organisational Analysis||6 cp|
|MGMT311||Management of Change||6 cp|
|MGMT314||Strategic Management||6 cp|
|MGMT321||Workplace Health and Safety Management||6 cp|
|MGMT322||Training and Development||6 cp|
Students are expected to complete 3 electives (18 cp) from 100, 200 or 300 levels.
General Education Subjects
Information Technology or Mathematics (18cp)
|MATH015*||Foundation Mathematics A||6 cp|
|STAT015*||Introduction to Statistics||6 cp|
|CSCI015*||Computer Applications||6 cp|
*Challenge Tests are available in MATH 015, CSCI 015 and STAT 015. The tests are held in the first week of the semester and exemption from a subject will be granted on attaining a mark of 60% or above.
English, Arabic or other languages (18 cp)
|GED010||Academic Study Skills 1||12 cp|
|GED020||Academic Study Skills 2||6 cp|
Islamic Studies, History or Culture (6 cp)
|ARTS017||Islamic Culture||6 cp|
Social or Behavioural Sciences (6 cp)
|PSYC015||Introduction to Psychology||6 cp|
|SOC103||Introduction to Sociology||6 cp|
Natural or Physical Sciences (6 cp)
|ENVI030||Environmental Sciences||6 cp|
|PHYS030||Foundation Physics||6 cp|
Humanities or Arts (6 cp)
|ARTS035||Introduction to Philosophy||6 cp|
|LAW101||Law, Business and Society||6 cp|
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