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.
Spring - January
Summer - May
Autumn - August
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.
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 Master’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 – Higher Education Affairs 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 60 cp of General Education, 54 cp from program core, 6 cp Capstone subject and the specific major requirements.
|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 6 electives. Zero level subjects cannot be taken as electives|
|Subject Code||Subject Title||Credit Points|
|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|
One subject from the following 3 options (6cp):
|COMM331 (Capstone)||Integrative Business Capstone||6|
General Education (GED)
Students are required to complete 60 credit points of General Education from the following seven (7) categories:
|Subject Code||Subject Title||Credit Points|
|English, Arabic or other languages (18cp)|
|GEDA010||Academic Language Skills||6|
|GEDB010||Research Language Skills||6|
|GED 020||Academic Study Skills 2||6|
|Information Technology and Mathematics (12cp)|
|MATH060||Foundation Mathematics for Business||6|
|OPS 113||Business Oriented Information Systems||6|
|Islamic Studies or History or Culture (6cp)|
|Natural Sciences (6cp)|
|One subject from Humanities or Arts (6cp)|
|ARTS035||Introduction to Philosophy||6|
|LAW 101||Law, Business and Society||6|
|One subject from Social or Behavioural Sciences (6cp)|
|PSYC015||Introduction to Psychology||6|
|SOC 103||Introduction to Sociology||6|
|Plus one further subject (6cp) from:|
|Humanities or Arts or Social or Behavioural Sciences||6|
Students are expected to complete 6 electives (30 cp) from 100, 200 or 300 levels.
Dr Alison Thirlwall
BA University of East London, MBA Open University, PhD University of Waikato
Dr Thirlwall obtained her PhD from the University of Waikato in New Zealand (a triple accredited business school), specialising in workplace bullying in New Zealand institutes of technology and polytechnics. She also holds an MBA...
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