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Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources ManagementBack

Program Overview and Objectives

Delivery type Duration Language Intakes Study location
Day and Evening Full-time: 4 years English Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Available at Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai campus;
Al Dhafra Region and Abu Dhabi Downtown (Subject to CAA approval)

Throughout the world businesses are seeking professionals with the skills to manage one of their most valuable resources - people. This program allows you to study human resources management (HRM), developing analytical, problem-solving and other transferable skills demanded by employers. You will also gain a mature understanding of the modern economy and the nature human resource management plays within it.  

You will be guided to reach excellence in human resource management concepts, standards and processes and study appropriate HRM principles and challenges to inform planning, decision making and people management. You will be exposed to the links between HRM and other business functions and how this affects business success.

By the end of the program you will be able to apply HR functions in organizations, evaluate HR practices in both local and international companies and analyze human behaviour and how this shapes the business world.

Common across all specializations in the Bachelor of Business Administration programs are courses that will provide you with a solid foundation to communicate effectively, understand legal, social, professional and ethical responsibilities in a business environment, apply analytical and critical thinking to business issues, use information technology effectively and understand the dynamics of a complex global business environment.

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) is one of the most prestigious academic bodies responsible for the accreditation of public & private universities, colleges, secondary & elementary schools in the USA & foreign institutions The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business –AACSB, is the global accrediting body for business schools offering undergraduate and postgraduate programs.  EQUIS is the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration, created and run by the 'European Foundation for Management and Development -EFMD'
  • Career Prospects

    Graduates of this program are well placed to take up careers in human resource management and other management roles that demand an understanding of the human element of business. You will be able to use this flexible degree to succeed in a large and diverse range of public and private organizations such as banks, government entities, oil companies, education institutions, utility companies, property developers, insurance companies, airlines, hospitals, financial institutions, investment companies, construction companies, engineering companies, energy companies and international consulting firms.  

    Organizations include Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Abu Dhabi Education Council, Ministry of Finance, Mubadala, KPMG, ADNOC group, Abu Dhabi Police, Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions & Benefits Fund, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, Al Hilal Bank, Deloitte, Department of Economic Development, Etihad Airways, Ministry of Health, Mubadala, Nuclear Energy Corporation, SEHA, State Audit Institution, TDIC and Union National Bank to name but a few.

  • Entry Requirements

    Abu Dhabi University accepts applications on a rolling basis throughout the year, with intakes in the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer semesters. The Admissions, Enrollment & International Relations Department will provide the date, time, and place of the required entrance examination if any. 


    The following documents are required for admission: 
    • Completed online application form. 
    • A certified copy of official general secondary or high school certificate or its equivalent. 
    • The Original Equivalency letter issued by Ministry of Education in the UAE (applicable to international certificates). 
    • A recent passport sized photographs. 
    • A copy of a valid passport (and residence visa, if resident in the UAE). 
    • A copy of UAE National ID Card (if resident in the UAE). 
    • The official score report either: Academic IELTS(5.0), iBT TOEFL(61) or ITP 500 (taken at KG or Amideast Institute only). 
    • The official transcripts and course syllabi from other universities for credit transfer. 
    • Proof of eleven years of schooling required for students applying with IGCSE/GCSE subjects. 
    • Non-refundable application fee (online payment).
    Once an application and the required documents are submitted, you will receive a response no later than one week from the date the application was received.

    Direct Admission into the College of Arts & Sciences: 

    Applicants with a minimum average of 70% or its equivalent in the UAE National Secondary School Certificate can be directly admitted to the programs offered by the College, except for Natural and Applied Sciences programs where the following conditions apply: 
    • A minimum average of 75% or its equivalent in the UAE National Secondary School Certificate and above to be directly admitted to the program. 
    • Only students from the Scientific or Industrial/Technical/Vocational tracks or equivalent could be admitted. 
    • Students must take the Math Placement Test administered by the University College. Based on the result, the student will either be placed in the MTG 100 course or the MTT 101 course.
    Conditional Admission to the College :

    Applicants whose UAE National Secondary School Certificate average is between 65% and 69.9 %, or its equivalent, will be granted Admission into University College. These students have to meet the following conditions to be eligible to formally join the College of Arts & Sciences and confirm their major: 
    • Completion of a minimum of 24 credit hours of General Education Requirements, including transferred credits, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0.  
    • Completion of the following courses as part of the 24 credit hours required: UNS 102, ITE 100, ENG 200, STT 100 (for the BS Environmental Science). 
    Abu Dhabi University could conditionally admit students whose UAE National Secondary School Certificate average is between 50 - 64.9% (with a diploma: a CGPA of at least 2 and a score of C in English, IT and Mathematics) or students who score between 60 – 64.9% (without a diploma) upon the College Dean’s recommendations. 

    These students have to meet the following conditions to be eligible to formally join the College and confirm their major: 

    • Completion of a minimum of 24 credit hours of General Education Requirements, including transferred credits, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0. 
    • Completion of the following courses as part of the 24 credit hours required:  UNS 102, ITE 100, ENG 200, STT 100 (for the BS Environmental Science). 
  • Curriculum

    TOTAL CREDITS: 120 Credit Hours

    University Requirements: 39 Credit Hours

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE CREDIT HOURS
    ARL 100 (A) Communication Skills in Arabic I No Prerequisite 3
    ENG 100 English I No Prerequisite 3
    ENG 105 English II ENG 100 (C grade) + UNS 100 3
    ENG 201 Business & Technical Communications ENG 105 3
    ISL 100 (A) Islamic Culture No Prerequisite 3
    ITE 100 Introduction to Information Technology Applications No Prerequisite 3
    MTB 101 Mathematics and Calculus for Business & Economics MTG100 (C grade) or MPT 3
    NSC 201 Natural Sciences No Prerequisite 3
    PHI 300 Professional Ethics ENG 105 3
    PSY 201 General Psychology No Prerequisite 3
    SOC 201 UAE & GCC Society No Prerequisite 3
    UNS 100 University Study Skills No Prerequisite 3
    BUS 200* Business Statistics STT 100 or SPT 3

    College Requirements: 42 Credit Hours

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE CREDIT HOURS
    ACC 200 Principles of Financial Accounting ENG 105+ MTB 101 +ITE100 3
    ACC 201 Principles of Managerial Accounting ACC 200 3
    BUS 301 Business Law ENG 201 3
    BUS 304* Business Research Methods BUS 200 3
    BUS 306 Applied Management Science MGT200+ ECO 201+BUS 200 3
    ECO 201 Principles of Microeconomics ENG 105 + MTB 101 3
    ECO 202 Principles of Macroeconomics ENG 105 + MTB101 3
    FIN 200 Principles of Finance ACC 200 3
    MGT 200 Principles of Management ENG 105 3
    MGT 308 Operations Management MGT 200 +BUS 200 3
    MGT406 Strategic Management Last Semester only 3
    MIS200 Introduction to Management Information Systems ITE 100 + ENG 105 3
    MKT200 Principles of Marketing ENG 105 3
    MGT402 International Business Management MGT 200+ECO202 3

    *Students may utilize some or all of the elective credits to obtain a minor from within or outside of the College of Business Administration.

    Major Requirements: 18 Credit Hours

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE CREDIT HOURS
    HRM 313 Human Resource Management MGT200 + Co-requisite of MGT 301 3
    HRM 315 Staffing HRM 313 3
    HRM 404* Employee Relations HRM 313 3
    HRM419 Training and Development (HRD) HRM 313 3
    MGT301 Principles of Organizational Behavior PSY201+ MGT200+ENG201 3
    MGT399 Internship/Project in HRM Consent of Department 3

    *Students may utilize some or all of the elective credits to obtain a minor from within or outside of the College of Business Administration.

    Major Electives: 6 Credit Hours

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE CREDIT HOURS
    MGT 321 Change Management MGT 301 3
    ECO 401 Labor Economics ECO 201 + BUS 304 3
    HRM 422 Management and Leadership Development MGT 301 3
    HRM 424 Contemporary Research in HRM HRM 313 3
    HRM 444 Independent Study in HRM Consent of Department 3

    Note: Select any two courses

    Open Electives: 15 Credit Hours

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE CREDIT HOURS
    OE 1 Open Elective I No Prerequisite 3
    OE 2 Open Elective II No Prerequisite 3
    OE 3 Open Elective III No Prerequisite 3
    OE 4 Open Elective IV No Prerequisite 3
    OE 5 Open Elective V No Prerequisite 3
  • Fees and Scholarships

    UNDERGRADUATE TUITION AND FEE RATES
    Academic Year 2017-2018

    TUITION STRUCTUREAED Per Credit Hour for College/Department Requirement
    Arts & Sciences AED 1,440
    Business AED 1,620
    Engineering AED 1,780
    Other Engineering Programs (BSc in Aviation and BSc in Civil Engineering) AED 1,890
    Law AED 1,440
    University College AED 1,440
    FeesAED
    Admission Application Fee (Non-refundable) AED 300
    Registration Fee (Non-refundable; Paid once upon admission) AED 2,850
    Fall/Spring Winter/Summer
    Late Registration/Payment 500 500
    Student Services 350 175
    Healthcare Services 120 60
    Transportation - Door to Door (Optional) 3,700 1,850
    Transportation - Drop-Off Point (Optional) 2,400 1,200
    Institutional TOEFL+ Writeplacer (Optional) 585
    IELTS Exam (Optional) 945
    Accommodation FeesAED
    Fall/Spring Winter/Summer
    Private 12,500 3,800
    Semi-private 9200 2800
    Double 6700 2000
    Double with Shared-bath 5400 1700

    Note:  Abu Dhabi University reserves the right to make changes affecting tuition and other fees during the fiscal year.



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