Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management (B.B.A. HRM)

School of Business Management and Information Technology
School of Business Management and Information Technology
Program Description:

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management (B.B.A. HRM) is a four year program which prepares graduates to embark on a professional career path in human resources (HR) and related professions. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of HR functions and develop management competencies in areas such as: recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, organizational development, employee training and development, HR analytics, psychographics, change management, and workforce planning. Students will engage in experiential learning throughout their program and will work in multi-disciplinary teams in most of their HRM specific courses. The program also includes an on-the-job HRM work placement, allowing students to gain in-field business administration work experience, with a specific focus on human resource management (HRM). In the final year, students will demonstrate the breadth and depth of their skills and knowledge in an applied HRM capstone project.

 

Program Duration:

Four years

 

 

Admission Requirements:

  1. High school graduation certificate or equivalent approved by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education with a minimum average of 60%; OR
  2. Two-year Human Resource Diploma from CNA-Q, or equivalent; OR
  3. One-year Advanced Human Resources Diploma from CNA-Q, or equivalent.
  1. The required score on the University English Placement Test or a passing score from another approved inter- nationally recognized English language test, as validated by the Admissions & Registration Directorate; OR
  2. A valid (within two years) IELTS Academic Test Report Form with an overall band of 5.0 with no individual band score (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) below 5.0; OR
  3. Successful completion of Foundation Program requirements.
  1. A minimum of 60% on the University Math Placement Test; OR
  2. A valid SAT Report Form with minimum score of 480; OR
  3. Successful completion of Foundation Program requirements.
  1. Admission is competitive. Eligible applicants are ranked based on their overall final year (Grade 12 or equivalent) high school percentage, placement tests rankings, and admission priority category.

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To see the 2023-2024 Study Plan pages, please CLICK HERE!

2023-2024 Study Plan:

Course number course TITLE REQUISITE HOURS/WEEK
    PRE-Req co-req cr lec lab
Semester 1
COMM1010 English Communication I - - 3 3 0
HRMG1001 Principles of Human Resource Management - - 3 2 3
MATH1070 Applied Mathematics  - - 3 3 0
Effective & Experiential Learning Elective: Select 1 of 2
EFFL1001 Effective Learning - - 3 3 0
EFFL1002 Applied & Experiential Learning - - 3 3 0
Semester 1 Total 12 11 3
SEMESTER 2
ACCT1001 Financial Accounting - - 3 2 3
COMM1020 English Communication II COMM1010 - 3 3 0
COMP1401 Introduction to Computers & Information Systems - - 3 3 1
MRKT1001 Principles of Marketing - - 3 2 3
Semester 2 Total 12 10 7
SEMESTER 3
BKFT1001 Principles of Finance - - 3 2 3
Global Awareness & Regional Challenges Elective: Select 1 of 4
ECON1001 Global Economic Concepts - - 3 3 0
GARC1001 Qatar History & Society - - 3 3 0
GARC2001 Human Development in Qatar - - 3 3 0
GARC2002 Globalization & Environment - - 3 3 0
Semester 3 Total  6 5 3
Year 1 Total 30 26 13
Course number course title REQUISITE HOURS/WEEK
    PRE-Req co-req cr lec lab
Semester 4
ECON2010 Business Economics - - 3 2 3
HRMG2020 Employee Relations - - 3 2 3
MISY2010 Management Information Systems - - 3 3 0
Social Science, Humanities & the Arts Elective: Select 1 of 7
BUSG2001 Introduction to Entrepreneurship - -   3 2 2
SSHA1001 Islamic & Arab Civilization - -   3 3 0
SSHA1002 Introduction to Sociology - -   3 3 0
SSHA1003 Introduction to Psychology - -   3 3 0
SSHA1004 Ethical Reasoning - -   3 3 0
SSHA1005 Law & Society - -   3 3 0
SSHA1006 Introduction to the Arts - -   3 3 0
Semester 4 Total 12 9 6
SEMESTER 5
ACCT2001 Managerial Accounting ACCT1001 - 3 2 3
BUSG2010 Qatar Business Law - - 3 2 3
MGMT2010 Organizational Behavior Min 30 Credits - 3 2 3
RSST3001 Research & Statistics - - 3 3 0
Semester 5 Total 12 9 9
SEMESTER 6
BUSG2002 Project Management - - 3 2 2
SCIE1002 Science & the Environment - - 3 3 0
Semester 6 Total 6 5 2
Year 2 Total 30 23 17
Course number course title REQUISITE HOURS/WEEK
    PRE-Req co-req cr lec lab
Semester 7
HRMG3010 Human Resource Planning & Selection HRMG1001 - 3 2 2
HRMG3020 Qatar Employment Law - - 3 2 2
MGMT3035 Business Ethics

Min 30

Credits
- 3 3 0
Global Awareness & Regional Challenges Elective: Select 1 of 4
ECON1001 Global Economic Concepts - - 3 3 0
GARC1001 Qatar History & Society - - 3 3 0
GARC2001 Human Development in Qatar - - 3 3 0
GARC2002 Globalization & Environment - - 3 3 0
Semester 7 Total 12 10 4
SEMESTER 8
HRMG3030 Occupational Health & Safety - - 3 2 2
HRMG3040 Performance Management HRMG3010 - 3 2 2
HRMG3050 Training & Development HRMG1001 - 3 2 2

Elective: Select 1 of 2

HRMG4081 Psychology in Human Resource Management MGMT2010 - 3 2 2
HRMG4091 Creativity & Innovation in the Workplace MGMT2010 - 3 2 2
Semester 8 Total 12 8 8
SEMESTER 9
MGMT4000 Strategic & Sustainable Management MGMT2010 - 3 3 0
Elective: Select 1 of 2
HRMG4083 Labor Force Engineering HRMG3010 - 3 2 2
HRMG4093 Strategic Human Resource Management HRMG3010 - 3 2 2
Semester 9 Total 6 5 2
Year 3 Total 30 23 14
Course number course title REQUISITE HOURS/WEEK
    PRE-Req co-req cr lec lab
Semester 10
BUSG4101 Practicum in Business Min 90 Credits - 3 1 6
HRMG4010 International Human Resource Management HRMG1001 MGMT2010 - 3 2 2
HRMG4020 Compensation & Benefits HRMG1001 - 3 2 2
HRMG4092 Human Resource Analytics HRMG3040 - 3 2 2
MGMT4010 Leadership & Change Management MGMT2010 - 3 3 0
Semester 10 Total - - 15 10 12
SEMESTER 11
BUSG4201 Capstone Project BUSG4101 - 3 1 6
HRMG4030 Organization Design & Development MGMT2010 - 3 2 2
HRMG4040

Artificial Intelligence in Human Resource Management

HRMG3010 MISY2010 - 3 2 2
Elective: Select 1 of 2
HRMG4084 Managing Diversity & Inclusion MGMT2010 - 3 2 2
HRMG4094 Quality Practices in Human Resource Management HRMG3040 - 3 2 2
Semester 11 Total     12 7 12
SEMESTER 12
BUSG4301 Work Placement BUSG4201 - 9 360 Total HRs
Semester 12 Total       9 0 0
Year 4 Total       36 17 24
B.B.A. HRM Program Total: 126 89 68

 

Graduate Future Pathways:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management (B.B.A. HRM) may choose to continue their studies and complete the Master of Science in Human Resource Management (M.Sc. HRM) degree program or pursue further specializations in their field.

Career Opportunities:

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management (B.B.A. HRM) is an applied program with learning outcomes closely linked to the labor market. A wide range of career opportunities in the field currently exist and include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Compensation & Benefits Specialist
  • Human Resources (HR) Generalist
  • Employee Relations Specialist
  • Human Resources (HR) Analytics Specialist
  • Recruitment Specialist
  • Talent & Acquisition Specialist
  • Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) Specialist Benefits Administrator
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After obtaining the Diploma qualification, 3 years ago, I decided to join UDST to pursue Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management. My decision was based on professional environment and approachable instructors at UDST.

 

 

Abdulla Alsayed

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Dr. Juliet Jayasuria
Department Head, Human Resource Management
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