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Department of Management

Bachelor of Business Management Honours in Human Resource Management

This program has been offered with the intention of making students professionals in the area of human resource management. It is aimed to give theoretical and practical understanding in relations to the areas which will be need students to manage employees within organization. Practical situation related with theatrical concepts will be discussed during lectures in order to prepare students for the real-world scenarios. In the final semester students are required to gain experience of practical HRM scenarios by working in organizations under the supervision of the academic mentors and an appointed working manager. A record book has to be maintained by the students during the internship. Further, students are required to produce a research report based on an independent study of selected HRM related issues. A supervisor is appointed for each student.

Why follow a Bachelor of Business Management Honours in Human Resource Management Degree?

Pursuing a Bachelor of Business Management Honours degree in Human Resource Management offers numerous advantages, including the potential to shape organizational success through talent acquisition and development, a wide array of career opportunities within HR roles, and access to a growing job market. This path appeals to those who value people-centric careers and enjoy problem-solving while fostering a positive work environment. It positions HR professionals as strategic partners aligned with organizational goals, fostering continuous learning and ethical knowledge. HR’s pivotal role in culture shaping, global opportunities, leadership development, and employee well-being underscores its significance. Furthermore, HR expertise serves as a pathway to career advancement and entrepreneurship, making it a versatile and rewarding field. 

Career Opportunities

A Bachelor of Business Management Honours degree in Human Resource Management opens up a wide range of career opportunities in the field of HR and related areas. Here are some common career paths and job opportunities for graduates with this degree: 

  • Human Resources Manager 
  • Recruitment Specialist 
  • Training and Development Specialist 
  • Compensation and Benefits Analyst. 
  • Employee Relations Specialist 
  • HR Consultant 
  • Organizational Development Specialist 
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Diversity and Inclusion Specialist 
  • HR Information Systems (HRIS) Manager:  
  • Compensation Analyst:  
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Workforce Planner 
  • HR Analytics Specialist 
  • Change Management Consultant 
  • Entrepreneur/Business Owne

These are a few of the career opportunities available to graduates with a Bachelor of Business Management Honours degree in Human Resource Management. The specific path you choose will depend on your interests, strengths, and career goals. Additionally, pursuing relevant professional certifications can enhance your qualifications and career prospects in the field of HR. 

Entry Requirements

Three (3) Simple passes (”S”) in any stream in one and the same sitting at the GCE (Advanced Level) Examination conducted by the Department of Examinations of Sri Lanka or equivalent qualification. 


4 years



Study Mode




Programme Modules

  Semester 1 

  • Principles of Management 
  • Microeconomics 
  • Business Mathematics 
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Information and Communication Technology 
  • Business Communication 
  • Interpersonal Skill Development 


  Semester 02 

  • Marketing Management 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Business Statistics 
  • Business Law 
  • Managerial Communication 
  • Interpersonal Skill Development 

  Semester 01

  • Human Resource Management 
  • Organizational Behavior 
  • Operations Management 
  • Management Accounting 
  • Financial Management 
  • Interpersonal Skill Development 


  Semester 02

  • Knowledge Management  
  • Recruitment, Selection and Onboarding  
  • Human Resource Learning and Development  
  • Performance and Reward Management  
  • Industrial Relations  
  • Interpersonal Skills Development 

  Semester 01

  • Industrial Sociology and Psychology  
  • Employment Law  
  • Dispute Settlement and Negotiation  
  • Managing Information  
  • Interpersonal Skills Development  
  • Creativity and Innovation (E) 
  • Ethics in Human Resource Management (E) 


  Semester 02

  • Project Human Resource Management  
  • Workplace Counselling  
  • Research Methodology  
  • Strategic Management  
  • Human Resource Information Systems  
  • Interpersonal Skills Development 

Semester 01 

  • Strategic Human Resource Management  
  • Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management  
  • Human Resource Metrics and Analytics  
  • International Human Resource Management  
  • Interpersonal Skills Development  
  • Leadership and Corporate Culture (E) 
  • HR Audit (E) 

Semester 02

  • Sustainable Human Resource Management  
  • Dissertation in Human Resource Management  
  • Internship in Human Resource Management 

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