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Human Resource Management, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Online
The Human Resource Management programme of the Open University of Hong Kong is offered by the Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration.
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Overview

The Human Resource Management programme of the Open University of Hong Kong aims to help students understand and apply the theoretical aspects of different human resource management functions, including recruitment and selection, employee relations, training and development, and compensation.

Programme intended learning outcomes

  • Explain and critically review business theories and concepts to identify issues, analyse situations, and develop solutions for multi-faceted problems in organisational settings.
  • Critically evaluate issues and make informed judgements in view of the organisation’s strategies as well as ethical considerations.
  • Make contributions as a leader and member in a team setting and communicate effectively.
  • Command knowledge of the practices and activities of key aspects of human resource management.
  • Integrate and apply advanced analytical skills to address issues and make decisions and recommendations related to human resource management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Issues and Ethics
  • Theory and Design of Organizations
  • Managing in Organizations
  • Managing Key Functions in Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Management: A Strategic Approach
  • Strategic Human Resource Management Issues

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applicants with Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) qualifications are required to obtain Level 3 or above in Chinese Language and English Language, as well as Level 2 or above in Mathematics, Liberal Studies and an elective subject (or equivalent).
  • Applicants with local academic qualifications other than HKDSE are required to:
  • Complete Year 1 study of a recognized Associate Degree or Higher Diploma programme; or
  • Obtain Grade E or above in AS Chinese Language & Culture and Use of English, and 2 AL / 1 AL plus 2 AS / 4 AS subjects in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (or equivalent).
  • Applicants with non-local academic qualifications are required to obtain:
  • Grade E or above in 2 AL / 1AL plus 2 AS subjects5 in the General Certificate of Education AL / International AL; or
  • An overall minimum score of 24 in the International Baccalaureate Diploma; or  
  • Other equivalent overseas academic qualifications (as determined by the University).

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10983 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10983 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    8448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8448 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • National: 65,480 HKD per year
  • International: 85,124 HKD per year

Funding

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