Undergraduate Programme

BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management is the science and approach to manage the people of an organisation to develop competitive advantage and strategic success. It also ensures employee wellbeing and productivity by implementing policies, processes, systems, and practices that align with the organisational goals. Human Resource Management professionals focus in recruiting, retaining and managing the people, catering to the needs of the market in alignment with the organisational strategies.  

The qualification earned on completion of this programme is awarded by Liverpool John Moores University (UK), and all official degree certificates and transcripts are issued directly by LJMU.

Students who successfully complete the programme of study at Oryx Universal College in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University will be invited to participate in the annual graduation ceremony organised by Oryx Universal College in Qatar.

Admissions criteria

Qatari Qualifications

  • Qatari General Secondary Education Certificate (Al-Thanawiyya Al-Amma) 60% or above
  • Minimum IELTS score of 5.0 (no single element less than 4.0) or recognised equivalent English language proficiency (eg. TOEFL, Cambridge Advanced, PTE etc.)

Students who have completed bridging programmes will also be considered.

IGCSE & AS Level

  • Minimum 5 IGCSE passes (including grade C or above in Mathematics and English Language)
  • Minimum of 2 AS Levels (grade D or above)

Other qualifications

Other equivalent secondary education qualifications will be considered.

Students with A Levels, Qatar Associate Degree, a Foundation qualification or other qualifications that could be equivalent may be accepted for advanced entry into year 2 (level 4) of the 4-year degree.

Additionally, the OUC Admissions department may request the student to undertake an entry assessment to determine eligibility to the programme.

Contact Information

BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

Building #113, Al Jazira Al Arabiya Street,
Zone 36, Al Messila,
(P.O. Box 12253)

+974 4021 0000

Sun – Thurs 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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Course modules

Year 1 (Level 3)
Year 2 (Level 4)
Year 3 (Level 5)
Year 4 (Level 6)

Core modules

  • Academic English Skills 1
  • Academic English Skills 2
  • Economics
  • Introduction to Business
  • Project Study
  • Foundation Mathematics for Business

Core modules

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Academic and Business Skills
  • Introduction to HR
  • Social, Political, Economic and Legal Context of HR
  • HR Practitioner Skills
  • Management Practice

Core modules

  • Leadership and Management
  • HR Professional Practice
  • Employability
  • Development, Coaching and Performance
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Advanced Selection Practice

Core modules

  • Strategic HR
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Employment Relations & Legal Framework
  • Organisational Development & Change Management
  • Dissertation and Impact Report

Course Fees

  Registration fee   QAR 1,000 (single payment, non-refundable, non-deductible)
  Tuition fee   QAR 77,000 (per annum)

All fees are payable to Oryx Universal College W.L.L., Qatar; approved as a higher education provider by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the State of Qatar.

Career opportunities

Traditional HR roles have evolved from administrative to strategic roles, such as recruitment, retention, training, processing termination of employees and more. HRM specialists manage the livewire of organisations, the people. The demand for qualified specialists with a modern approach to the role is in high demand across the globe, including Qatar. 

This BA degree can lead to a range of careers, working in areas such as (but not limited to): 

  • Personnel management
  • Recruitment
  • Employment law advice
  • Employment policies
  • Communication systems
  • Work psychology 

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme. Please see the programme specification document for further details on this course.

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