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Human Resources Management

Key Fact
  • Program name
    Human Resources Management
  • Program code
  • Chair of the Program
    Dr. Uzma Javed
  • Program length
    4 years
  • Credit hours

 About the Program


The Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resources Management program provides an in-depth study of the major concepts and tools in the theory and application of modern human resources techniques, with an emphasis in issues unique to the Middle East. 

Strong HR Management is often at the core of a successful business. Throughout your BSc Human Resources degree at Effat University, you'll learn how to support both the company you work for and the people that drive it through training and development, performance appraisal and reward management, as well as learning how to handle other essential responsibilities like hiring and staffing. 

We have developed the HR Management undergraduate degree program to not only prepare students for their first job, but also for a full career in HR to make significant contributions that will benefit their families, personal relationships and the wider society.


The HR Management degree curriculum will develop your ability to think critically through project-based language learning, learn about social and moral values in Islam, and look at factors that can affect physical and environmental wellbeing in the workplace. Other modules will take a more statistical approach, making sure you're well-versed in mathematics, financial accounting, and economics and ensuring you're both confident and competent when it comes to undertaking your administrative duties.

You'll study principles of marketing and management and business communication that contribute to the seamless day-to-day running of a business, alongside the implementation of recruitment, training and development strategies. In your final year, you'll delve further into strategic management and leadership, and learn about social responsibility and how business can impact wider society.

Students who complete the programme will have a comprehensive knowledge of current research and future trends relating to Human Resources Management, and a thorough understanding of the concepts, models, frameworks and tools that will help you implement an effective internal structure and maximise efficiency.​

You'll also have developed the ability to think critically and apply theoretical knowledge and practical experience to identify problems and opportunities within the day-to-day running of the business.

Educational Objectives

Tailor-made to HR requirements, trends and forecasts, and with an emphasis on issues unique to the Middle East, our program covers a range of human resources management functions including hiring and staffing, training and development, performance appraisal and reward management. It also looks at compensation and benefits, payroll, HR information management and regulatory compliance.​

 Vision, mission, and Goals


The vision of HRM program is to be a world-class program that contributes to the growth of HR management and research nationally and internationally at different levels. It aims to provide knowledge and skills for the coming generation of leaders in the HR field.


The Mission of HRM Program is to nurture tomorrow's ethically and socially responsible HR leaders through carefully constructed multifaceted curriculum, high impact research, and community engagement to contribute to the growth of kingdom.​​


  1. Enhance the reputation of HRM Program nationally and internationally through its impact on the educational and socio-economic growth in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  2. Maintain a progressive learning environment that promotes integrity, professionalism, ethical behaviour, and adherence to quality.

  3. Launch new academic programs in HRM while sustaining the academic excellence.

  4. Attract, enroll and retain high quality students and prepare them as ambassadors for life.

  5. To recruit and retain quality faculty, researchers and staff and further support their professional development.

  6. Continue to provide innovative learning resources and promote their effective use among faculty and students in support of teaching, learning and research activities.

  7. Promote and support faculty and student research in line with National and Institutional priorities to increase annual research output.​

 Learning Outcomes


  • Demonstrate knowledge of key concepts, applications, and practices in business field.
  • Describe the models, frameworks, and tools for understanding human resources management functions.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of latest trends in the field of human resources management.​


  • Critically evaluate human resources and management problems and recommend solutions.
  • Analyze human resources and management related problems, using both quantitative or qualitative information and tools.
  • Evaluate HR and management issues for strategic decision making in organizations.


  • Produce independent work as well as work efficiently in a group or team to demonstrate project management skills.
  • Evaluate the validity and relevance of data for decision-making to solve dynamic business problems.
  • Use professional and scholarly literature, research data and information resources to articulate their implications in the field of HRM.
  • Effective and creative use IT and managerial decision-support tools in analyzing, and reporting HRM / business information.
  • Demonstrate personal, professional, and ethical competencies expected for good leadership.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal competencies.​​

 Career Opportunities

Upon the completion of your degree in Human Resources Management at Effat University, you'll understand how to motivate the people you work with and help them to see the best in themselves. You'll be driven by a desire to help others excel in their careers and have the natural ability to develop a strong rapport based on emotional understanding. Additionally, you'll be well-versed in health and safety protocol and be able to spot potential hazards.​​

These qualities are not just critical in HR Management; previous Human Resources Management graduates have also developed successful careers as Recruitment Consultants, Learning & Development Managers and Employee Safety & Wellness Executives.​

  • ​HR Manager/Executive/Officer
  • Recruitment Manager/Executive
  • Learning & Development Manager/Executive
  • Compensation & Benefits Manager/Executive
  • Strategic HR Consultant
  • HRIS manager/Executive
  • Employee Safety and Wellness Manager/Executive
  • Organizational Development Specialist
  • Industrial and Labor Relations Officer

 Graduation Requirements

    • General Education Requirements: 42 hours
    • Business Core Requirements (College of Business Requirements): 54 hours
    • Major Requirements

      • Technical Required: 15 hours
      • Technical ​Electives​: 6 hourse
    • ​Electives

      • ​Business Electives Required: 6 hours
      • Free Elective Required​: 6 hours
    • Supervised Internship​: 3 hours
    • Total: 132 hours​​​

 Fact Sheet

High-School Percentage
Science Section
Art Section
Qudurat *(SAT)
One of the Following Placement Tests
Additional Department Requirement
Contact Information
Program Chair
Tel.+966 122137817
Tel.+966 122137811 

    Program Accreditations and Partnerships

    Our qualifications are recognised globally, so you can study safe in the knowledge that wherever your path may lead, you have the whole wide world to choose from.


    Human Resources Management Brochure

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