Bachelor of Management Honours in Human Resource

Entry Requirements

  • Three (03) passes at GCE Advanced Level examination
    Equivalent qualification for international students

8 (4 Years)

This degree program in Human Resource enables the undergraduates to cater in the HR arena as a passionate professional with the right skills, the right knowledge, and the right attitude. Human resource degree is a value added, contemporary discipline in management which advocates the management to develop employees while accomplishing organizational goals. In addition, human resource management involves overseeing HR functions, managing an organization’s human capital and shaping employees. This curriculum in human resources degree program has been designed in accordance with Sri Lankan and global university standards. Our degree program is conducted in English medium and covers 120 credits of academic exposure.

Managing different types of personnel within a very competitive environment has become crucial for the survival and development of an organization. Unlike company managers who oversee the day-to-day work of employees, HR managers deal with employee concerns such as benefits, pay, employee investments, pension plans, training, performance management, Human Resource Information System (HRIS) and more. We are facilitating an industrial placement in leading companies which provides you valuable industry and research experience.


Year One

Semester One

  • Management Principles and Practices
  • Business & Environment
  • Business Mathematics
  • Micro Economics

Semester Two

  • Elements of Sociology and Psychology
  • Principles of  Accounting
  • Macro Economics
  • Business Communication
  • Business Statistics

Year Two

Semester Three

  • Management Information System
  • Management Accounting
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resources Management

Semester Four

  • Organization Theory
  • Financial  Management
  • Commercial and Industrial  Law
  • Taxation
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibilities
  • Managing a virtual workplace (Elective)

Year Three

Semester Five

  • Auditing
  • Computer Based Business Statistics
  • Personality Development
  • Entrepreneurship and SME
  • Organizational Change  and Development
  • Human Resource Information Systems (Elective)

Semester Six

  • Industrial Training
  • Strategic Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Work psychology and counselling (Elective)
  • Contemporary issues in HRM (Elective)

Year Four

Semester Seven

  • Research Methods and Academic Writing
  • Culture and Management
  • Performance Management
  • Compensation Management
  • Training and Development
  • International Human Resource Management (Elective)

Semester Eight

  • Research Project
  • Operation Management
  • Employee Relations
  • HR Outsourcing (Elective)
  • Strategic Human Resource Management (Elective)

The Faculty of Management, KIU consists of three academic departments that offer unique undergraduate degree programmes in Marketing Management, Human Resources Management and Accounting disciplines. The degree programmes have been designed in the aim of producing academically and professionally competent personnel to take up managerial positions in organizations, create an entrepreneurial culture, and broaden the horizon of knowledge pertaining to the discipline of Commerce & Management.