Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Human Resources Management

Programme Director: Dr HUI, Tracy

The Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Human Resources Management (BCom) is a four-year full-time programme. It is designed for the business associate degree graduates to further their undergraduate degree study in the field of Human Resources Management, and the BCom (Hons) programme will top up the final two years of degree study. Associate degree graduates of CIE will already have satisfied HKBU’s requirement for General Education Courses and BCom programme prerequisite courses. Other entrants who do not meet such requirements will need to make up such courses at CIE concurrently with their top-up study.

This programme consists of a wide range of fundamental business and Human Resources Management courses. It aims to provide students with the solid undergraduate education required for pursuing a career or further study in HRM or related fields.

The structure of the curriculum is as follows:

I) Core Courses 39 units
II) Required Courses 21 units
III) Elective Courses 30 units
IV) University Core Courses 13 units
V) General Education Courses^ 15 units
VI) Free Electives 10 units
    128 units

^ The 3-unit GE Capstone course is listed under the Major Required or Elective course category with a remark #.


I. Core Courses 39 units
  ACCT1005 Principles of Accounting I* 3 units
  ACCT3005 Cost and Management Accounting I* 3 units
  BHRM2045 Organisational Behaviour 3 units
  BHRM3035 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 3 units
  BHRM3045 Business Communications 3 units
  BHRM4095 BCom HRM Project 3 units
  BUSI4026 Strategic Management 3 units
  ECON1016 Principles of Microeconomics* 3 units
  ECON1017 Principles of Macroeconomics* 3 units
  FINE2005 Financial Management* 3 units
  ISEM2005 Management Information Systems* 3 units
  LLAW3007 Principles of Law* 3 units
  MKTG2005 Marketing Management* 3 units
II. Required Courses 21 units
  BHRM2055 Human Resources Management 3 units
  BHRM3055 Talent Development 3 units
  BHRM3065 Recruitment and Selection 3 units
  BHRM4055 Performance Appraisal and Rewards 3 units
  BHRM4065 Labour Relations and Law 3 units
  BHRM4075 Human Resources Research Methods and Analytics 3 units
  BHRM4085 Developing Managerial Skills 3 units
III. Elective Courses 30 units
  BHRM3018 Human Resources Management Mentoring 1.5 units
  BHRM3019 Human Resources Management Mentoring 1.5 units
  BHRM3125 Entrepreneurship and New Ventures 3 units
  BHRM3135 Business Internship 3 units
  BHRM3145 Leadership 3 units
  BHRM3155 Negotiation 3 units
  BHRM3165 Applied Social Psychology in Organisations 3 units
  BHRM3175 Cross-Cultural and Comparative Management 3 units
  BHRM3185 International Human Resources Management 3 units
  BHRM3195 Human Resources Management Internship 3 units
  BHRM3205 Contemporary Issues in Human Resources Management 3 units
  BHRM3805 Value-Based Leadership for the Community# 3 units
  BHRM4155 Human Resources Strategy and Planning 3 units
  BHRM4165 Human Resources Management in China 3 units
  BMKT3125 International Business: Market, Operations and Strategies 3 units
  BMKT3155 Services Marketing 3 units
  BMKT3205 Fundamentals of Social Entrepreneurship and Social Impact 3 units
  ECON3047 Economic Environment in China 3 units
  ECON3065 Labour Economics 3 units
  ECON3067 Asia-Pacific Economies 3 units
  LLAW3006 Legal Aspects of China Business 3 units
IV. University Core Courses 13 units
V. General Education Courses 15 units
VI. Free Electives 10 units
    128 units

* Graduates from associate degree and higher diploma programmes in business or related disciplines can be exempted from Year 1 and Year 2 courses if they have studied relevant courses in their previous studies. All unit transfer or course exemption shall be considered on a case-by-case basis upon admission.

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