Human Resources Management Program

Program Description

The program is designed to provide comprehensive and well-balanced training to undergraduates in the field of Human Resources Management. The program is multidisciplinary by design and provides a fundamentally sound grounding in technical as well as business skills, coupled with associated skills in areas of managerial skills, skills for life, and societal values. The program is nestled within the College of Business. The program is designed to meet increasing needs by technologically-oriented firms that wish to attract employees with a blended background in business knowledge base and Human Resources Management. The program has 65  CH and includes the latest trends, technologies and tools incorporated in the curriculum which is needed by the students to succeed in their career.

Admission Requirements
  • A “General Education Diploma” (GED) with the following conditions: A General Education Diploma (12th standard) or certified equivalent with a minimum D grade in (pure or applied Mathematics) and English language.

  • A minimum of 500 in TOEFL, (or IELTS - 5 overall (academic); or TOEFL IBT-61)[1] or must take the English Placement Test (PT) at UOB.

  • Must take the Math and IT Placement Test (PT) at UOB and shall be placed at foundation/credit courses as per the PT result.

  • Students enrolled in the GFP will have to complete it in no more than two academic years. 

  • Students shall pass the College Admission Test and/or the College Interview as required.

Exemption: A student may be exempted from the Foundation Program area requirements by presenting an equivalent qualification, (IELTS or TOEFL, SAT and (ICDL/IC3 in English) or passing the challenge exam.

Program Objectives
  • Succeed in their career as Human Resource Professionals 

  • Contribute to the society’s progress through research, professional and ethical practice

Student Outcomes
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of Human Resource Management concepts, principles and practices 

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of approaches, methods and techniques used in Human Resource Management. 

  • Apply concepts and principles related  to Human Resource Management to solve simple practical problems  

  • Use basic tools, technologies, and methods of Human Resource Management to meet organization’s needs. 

  • Characterize and classify primary factors that define selection of the appropriate Human Resource Management instruments. 

  • Apply simple Human Resource Management concepts leading to the operational success of an organization. 

  • Work effectively in a team and collaborate with others to accomplish a common goal 

  • Communicate effectively to a range of audience through oral, written and visual presentation

Career Path

The Human Resources in Management provides students with high employ ability potentials in areas such as Business, Graduates from the Program can expect to find jobs within the private and public entities.

Some of the potential jobs where graduates can expect to be employed include :

  • Employee of public relations

  • Employee in the human resources department

  • Data management employee

  • Information Technology employee for Human Resources

Diploma in Human Resources Management

Diploma Plan

Total: 65.0 C.H.

Course Code Course Title Sem Prerequisite Credit Hour

ENGL 100

English I

1 & 2

FENG 003

2.0

BCIT 100

Business Computing & Applications

1 & 2

FENG 003
FINT/A 002
FMAT/A 002
FMAT/A 003

3.0

COMM 100

Effective Written Communication

1 & 2

FENG 003

2.0

MATH 125

Calculus for Business

1 & 2

FENG 003
FMAT/A 002
FMAT/A 003

3.0

ARAB 100

Arabic Language

1 & 2

FENG 003

3.0

HIST 100

Oman History

1 & 2

FENG 003

2.0

SOCI 100

Oman Society

1 & 2

FENG 003

1.0

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