Bachelor of Commerce: Human Resource Management (BCOM HRM) Degree
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 UOWD's Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) - Human Resource Management in UAE will prepare you for a career in this field.
Note: Degree name to be changed to Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) for students commencing in September 2021 (Autumn 2021 intake).
Winter - January | Spring - April | Summer - July | Autumn - September
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 organisations. The program will also provide you with critical perspectives on the role and functions of HR professionals.
Dr Flevy Lasrado
BA,Bangalore University, MBA, Quality Management, PhD University of Salford, UK
Prior to joining UOWD, she taught both MBA and undergraduate degree courses at various universities in Dubai. She carries extensive experience in quality assurance and institutional effectiveness ...
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
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), UK
The program is accredited by the The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management, the Student will become an Associate Member of the CIPD, with the possibility to upgrade to a Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow status. Completing a Bachelor’s degree in HRM by an Approved Centre is the equivalent of taking a CIPD Level 5 Qualification in Human Resources. Holding such a degree will enhance the Student’s professional prospects, reward and benefits and overall career growth.
Australian Institute of Human Resources (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
All Business programs at the University of Wollongong in Dubai are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the UAE Ministry of Education and are licensed by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Also, all Business programs of the University of Wollongong are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
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 Australia 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 42 cp of General Education, 72 cp from program core (including 6 cp Capstone subject) and the specific major requirements.
|Subject Code||Subject Title||Credit Points|
|MATH060*||Foundation Mathematics for Business||6|
|OPS 113||Business Oriented Information Systems||6|
|ACCY111||Accounting Fundamentals in Society||6|
|COMM101||Principles of Responsible Business||6|
|COMM121||Statistics for Business||6|
|ECON100||Economic Essentials for Business||6|
|FIN 111||Introductory Principles of Finance||6|
|OPS 216||Operations Management||6|
|MGNT110||Introduction to Management||6|
|Plus at least one of the subjects from the following list|
|ECON102||Economics and Society||6|
|ACCY112||Accounting in Organisations||6|
|COMM331 (Capstone)||Integrative Business Capstone||6|
* Challenge tests are available in MATH060. The tests are held in the first week of the semester and exemption from a subject will be granted on attaining a score of 60% or above.
|Subject Code||Subject title||Credit Points|
|MGNT205||Recruitment & Selection||6|
|MGNT206||Managing Human Resources||6|
|MGNT207||Employee Relations Management||6|
|MGNT311||Management of Change||6|
|MGNT321||Workplace Health and Safety Management||6|
|MGNT322||Learning and Development in Organisations||6|
|PLUS, Students must select seven (7) elective subjects of which a maximum of three (3) can be at 100 level and remaining subjects must be at 200 or 300 level. Zero level subjects cannot be taken as electives.|
General Education (GED)
All students enrolled starting autumn 2020, must complete 42 credit point of General education as follows:
|Subject Code||Subject Title||Credit Points|
|GEDA010||Academic Language Skills||6|
|GEDB010||Research Language Skills||6|
|GED 020||Academic Study Skills 2||6|
|ARTS317||Muslim Societies Across the Ages||6|
|INE 301||Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship||6|
|One subject from Arabic Language *||6|
|One subject from UAE Studies **||6|
|* Options in Arabic Language|
|ARA 101*||Arabic for Beginners 1A||6|
|ARA 102*||Arabic for Elementary level users||6|
|** Options in UAE Studies|
|GEOG222||Society and Environment||6|
|IRAE135||UAE and International Relations||6|
* Placement tests will be conducted in ARA101 and ARA102 at the start of the semester
For students who enrolled prior to Autumn 2020, please refer to the following link