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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.

Duration
4 Years - Full-time

Intakes
Spring - January
Summer - June
Autumn - September

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

 
 

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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.

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 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
  • Mediators
  • Organisational Development Specialists

Professional Accreditation

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

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.

Program Structure

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.

Program Core

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
MARK101 Marketing Principles 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
MGNT102 Business Communications 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.

Major

Subject Code Subject title Credit Points
MGNT201 Organisational Behaviour 6
MGNT205 Recruitment & Selection 6
MGNT206 Managing Human Resources 6
MGNT207 Employee Relations Management 6
MGNT311 Management of Change 6
MGNT314 Strategic Management 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
PUBH115 Public Health 6
URBS103 Urban Sociology 6
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

 

Program Director

Dr Flevy Lasrado

Dr Flevy Lasrado
Assistant Professor
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 ...

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