Bachelor of Human Resource Management

The Bachelor’s in Human Resource Management program is intended to prepare 21st century graduates with exceptional, knowledge, skills and competencies in human resource management. The graduates will be equipped with the ability to identify, analyze, and solve complex human resource and management issues for changing organizations. It is designed within the context of the National Development plan of Uganda (launched in April 2010) and Vision 2040 Launched in 2013.

This course shall take an interdisciplinary approach to prepare students for positions in human resource department leadership, to establish and advance organizational policies and guidelines, to utilize the tools and techniques for developing transformational work environments.

Career Options

Graduates are ideally placed to enter a wide range of positions in human resource management, career counseling, training and development. The careers that await the graduate of Human Resources management professional are as follows:-

  • Human resources officers
  • Human resources management expert
  • Personnel selection and evaluation expert
  • Human resources department personnel
  • Vocational training expert
  • Performance analysis and evaluation expert
  • Organizational communication expert
  • Industrial and labor relations expert
  • Project manager
  • Employment consultant
Admission Requirements
Programme NameBachelor of Human Resource Management (BHRM)
Programme Duration3 Years
Admission Criteria

Direct EntryCandidates seeking admission through the direct entry shall require the following:

  1. At least two principal passes at same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE).
  2. At least five passes at the same seating in Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE)

Diploma Entry

  1. At least a 2nd class (Lower division) in related fields from a recognized institution.
  2. At least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education ( UACE) ( UACE)
  3. At least five passes at the same seating in Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE)

Mature Age Entry Scheme

For admission under mature age, a candidate must have sat and passed the university mature age entry examinations from a recognized centre. To sit for university mature age, the candidate must have age of at least 25 years

ModeDual Mode (Online and Physical)
Fee Per Semester Ugandan Shillings: 1,100,000
Program Duration

The program will extend over a period of three academic years. An academic year shall consist of two semesters and one recess term. A semester shall consist of 15 weeks of lectures. A recess term shall consist of 10 weeks.

Program Options
Year 1 Semester 1 (6 Cores)
Code Course Name LH PH TH CH CU
HR 100 Human Resource Management Theory and practice 45 - 30 60 4
BA 104 Business Communication Skills 30 - 30 45 3
BA 101 Principles of Management 30 - 30 45 3
BA 102 Introduction to Business Administration 30 - 30 45 3
CS 101 Computer Applications & Systems 30 15 15 45 3
Semester Load 16
Year 1 Semester 2 (5 Cores)
Code Course Name LH PH TH CH CU
PS 201 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 30 15 15 45 3
HR 122 Human Resources Information System 30 30 45 3
LW 204 Business Law 30 - 30 45 3
HR 120 Human Resource Leadership & Team Dynamics 30 30 30 60 4
HR 101 Human Resource Planning 30 30 30 60 4
BA 100 Organizational Behaviour 30 - 30 45 3
Semester Load         20
Year 1 Recess Term
TM 100 Community Engagement I - 150 - 75 5
Recess Term Load         5
Year 2 Semester 1 (5 Cores)
Course Name LH PH TH CH CU
HR 212 Occupational Health and Safety 30 - 30 45 3
EC 314 Financial Management 30 15 15 45 3
BA 205 Business Statistics 30 15 15 45 3
HR 211 Organizational Development & Change 45 - 30 60 4
BA 210 Company Law 45 - 30 60 4
Semester Load 17
Year 2 Semester 2 (5 Cores)
Code Course Name LH PH TH CH CU
BA 224 Business Economics 30 - 30 45 3
HR 201 Human Resource Training & Development 30 - 30 45 3
PS 201 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 30 - 30 45 3
TM 201 Research Methods 30 15 15 45 3
BA 302 Performance Management 45 - 30 60 4
HR 323 HR Diversity Management 45 - 30 45 3
Semester Load         19
Year 2 Recess Term
TM 200 Community Engagement II - 150 - 75 5
Recess Term Load 5
Year 3 Semester 1 (6 Cores)
Code Course Name LH PH TH CH CU
BA 221 Entrepreneurship Development 45 - 30 60 4
LW 203 Labor and Employment Law 30 - 30 45 3
HR 312 Human Resource Professional Ethics 30 - 30 45 3
HR 310 Employment Relations 45 - 30 60 4
PP 305 Project Planning & Management 45 - 30 60 4
HR 311 Career Guidance and Counseling 30 - 30 45 3
Semester Load 21
Year 3 Semester 2 (5 Cores)
Code Course Name LH PH TH CH CU
HR 202 International Human Resource Management 30 30 30 60 4
HR 321 Human Resource Policy 30 - 30 45 3
BA 301 Strategic Management 30 - 30 45 3
HR 322 Salaries and Benefits Management 45 - 30 60 4
TM 301 Project Report - 120 - 60 4
Semester Load         18
Year 3 Recess Term
TM 300 Community Engagement III - 150 - 75 5
Recess Term Load         5
The Minimum Graduation Load for Bachelor of Human Resource Management = 121
Fees per semester

Local Students (East African Community)

Fees per semester (UGX)Functional Fees (UGX)Application Fees (UGX)
1,100,000250,00050,000

International Students

International students pay international student tuition fees which is rated in dollars and this specifically covers only the cost of teaching and many student support services. This tuition below is per academic session and includes both the tuition and functional fees.

Category of ProgrammeFees per academic session (USD)Application / Admission Fee
Bachelor’s Degree$700$30
Undergraduate Diploma$500$30
Undergraduate Certificate$250$30
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