The Bachelor in Business and Human Resource Management (HRM) degree prepares graduates for a career in the specialized area of Human Resource as a generic professional field and provides them with a solid grounding in the functions of the human resources management. It enhances and develops competence and intellect to succeed in this increasingly competitive business environment.

A strong foundation in the principles of business and their evolution is developed in early courses of years one and two of the program. The curriculum lays the foundation to acquire and appreciate the principles of business and human resource management. This human resources degree will provide learners with a fundamental understanding of traditional business functions and the processes that link them to the advanced issues in the human resource management stream. Advanced courses such as Employment Law, Recruitment and Selection, Compensation, Training & Development, Labor and Relations, Pension & Benefits Plans, Applied HR Business Policies, Human Resource Planning, Occupational Health and Safety, and International HR Management provide a more detailed examination of the functional areas of human resources management.

All human resource graduate degree programs at HBMSU provide in-depth contextualization of Human Resource Management topics in the cultural and economic environments of the Middle East and North Africa region. For an overview of core units and electives you can study in this course, please see study plan.

Accreditation: This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Commission for Academic Accreditation.

General Admission Requirements: The applicant must hold a secondary school certificate or its equivalent as provided by the Ministry of Education with a minimum overall average of 70% from either literary or scientific section. For full admission requirements and conditional admissions, please see Undergraduate Admission Requirements.

Tuition Fees: AED 792 per Credit Hour (129 Credit Hours)
For tuition fees and other academic program related fees, please see Tuition & Fees.


Target audience
This program is addressed to all those who want to become future leaders and professional human resource managers in private, government and social/community sector organizations. The program is designed for both in-career personnel as well as fresh high school graduates who are keen to acquire knowledge, skill and training in areas related to human resource management for enhancing their career prospects.
Program Goals
To prepare human resource managers who have a firm understanding of the legal issues involved in the administration of the human resource function.
To develop human resource professionals who are capable of effectively designing and implementing a compensation system in a business organization.
To develop human resource professionals who are capable of dealing effectively with all aspects of employee management relations.
To develop human resource professionals who are capable of effectively designing and implementing both the staffing function and the development function in a business organization
To develop human resource professionals that can deal effectively with a variety of different people in a variety of different situations
To develop human resource managers who have a firm understanding in the traditional business functions and the processes that link them.
Program Outcomes
Evaluate the contribution of human resources management to organizational effectiveness and to other key functions within the organization.
Plan, develop, implement and evaluate HR strategies and policies related to staffing, compensation and benefits, employee performance management, training and development, employment equity and health and safety that are integrated with organizational goals.
Develop and implement labour relations policies and procedures
Develop human resource plans that are aligned with organizational goals and that respond to both current and future labour market conditions and evaluate their effectiveness.
Establish and manage systems to collect and safeguard HR information.
Demonstrate effective Communication skills, Critical Thinking skills, and build the professional and personal development skills that equip them for a smooth progress on the program.
Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to the traditional business functions and the processes that link them.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for Bachelor graduates include

  • Training Manger
  • Personnel Manager
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Employee Relation Specialists
  • Learning and Development Manager
  • Career and Succession Planning Specialist