Kurdistan Business School

Management and Marketing

BSc in Human Resource Management


People and their skills are vital for the success of every organization. The role Human resource management (HRM) plays is of paramount importance in ensuring that businesses achieve strategic effectiveness by developing this resource. This program will enable students to become a competent HR professional who can assist their organizations to achieve a competitive advantage. It introduces students to the role of HRM within the context of business management and is of considerable benefit to anyone who is currently working in, or hopes to work in the area of HRM or general management.

The first year of the program focuses on general management, while years two, three and four focus on the context and practices of HRM, including how organizations manage people, and how they motivate employees to achieve high standards of performance. The program also deals with the wider social, economic, political and historic context within which organizations operate.

You will be encouraged to undertake placements in the third year of semester 2 to improve your industry skills or you may apply to participate in overseas exchanges if necessary. The aims of the program are:

  • To give a good understanding of general management and the practice of human resource management
  • To understand important theoretical approaches in the field of human resource management.


B. Sc (Hons) Human Resource Management is a four year Program structured for a maximum of 480 credits, made up of 60 credits per semester.  Contact hours are designed to promote learning and practical applications that are relevant to the needs of both Local and International organisations/companies.  Taught elements will include, among others, Tutorials, Presentations, Group projects work, Assignments, case study analyses, simulation, and video.

Skills Development

An important element of all undergraduate programs at Business School is Placement.  One of the fundamental objectives of the work placement is to forge a lasting relationships, cooperation and partnership with industries through career-related requirements.  It is anticipated that this arrangement will expose students to practical and real life situations.  Placement will give the students the opportunity of relating theories learned in their various classes to reality.  Placement is normally scheduled for semester two of year three.  The experience obtained from placement will enable the students to develop analytical abilities and essential managerial skills such as team working, leadership, negation and conflict management as well as effective communications. Data interpretation abilities can also be developed through Research Methods which is offered in semester one of year three and with all of this, students can be rest assured of having acquired sufficient skills and experience for a challenging assignments at workplaces.


The assessment for HRM program has been created with the specific progression that will ensure excellent achievements of the students. Students enrolled on this program are assessed via a wide range of methods such as reports preparations and writing in HRM field, case study analyses and presentation, quizzes, examinations and a dissertation.

Tuition Fee

2500 USD per academic year