BBA (Hons) in Human Resources Management - Applied Psychology
Programme Details

Programme Information

Mode of Attendance: Full Time
Duration of Programme: Four Years
Minimum Credits Required for Award: 125 Credits
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Note: The medium of instruction for all BUS courses is English.

Special Features of the Programme

The BBA HRMAP aims to provide students with a strong foundation in HRM and Applied Psychology. The courses in HRM aim to equip students with cutting-edge theories and practices in HRM thereby enabling them to recruit, motivate and retain appropriate employees and build up good employment relationships. The courses in Psychology enable students to understand employees’ personality, emotions, and behaviours, and to cope with management challenges in the rapidly changing business environment.

I. THREE key areas of knowledge in BBA (Hons) HRMAP 

Fundamental Business Courses
HRM-based Core Courses

Psychology-based Courses

11 Core Courses

  1. Business Communication
  2. Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
  3. Business Research
  4. Business Strategy
  5. Capstone project
  6. Financial Accounting
  7. Introduction to Economics
  8. Legal Environment of Business
  9. Principles and Practice of Management
  10. Principles of Marketing
  11. Quantitative Methods for Business

7 Core Courses

  1. Contemporary Recruitment and Selection 
  2. HR Analytics 
  3. Industrial Relations and Labour Law
  4. Organizational Behaviour
  5. Principles of Human Resource Management
  6. Reward Management
  7. Training and Development

3 Core Courses

  1. Introductory Psychology
  2. Personality and Individual Differences
  3. Social Psychology

3 Interdisciplinary Courses

  1. Employee Well-being
  2. Psychological Assessment in HRM
  3. Work and Life-span Development

19 Elective Courses in Business and/or Psychology

  1. Abnormal Psychology
  2. Asia Pacific Management Issues
  3. Career and Employment Counselling
  4. Commercial Dispute Resolution
  5. Creativity, Innovation and Change
  6. Cross Cultural Management
  7. eBusiness Management
  8. e-CRM
  9. Financial Management
  10. Game Theory in Business Decision
  11. Health Psychology
  12. Hong Kong Taxation & Planning
  13. International Business
  14. Internet of Things
  15. Issues in Business Practice
  16. Management Information Systems
  17. Motivation and Learning
  18. Operations Management
  19. Seminar in Management


II. Capstone Project (Internship and Project Report Writing)

The programme includes one core course in Year 4 – Capstone Project – which includes Internship and Project Report Writing. Students will obtain practical experience in the related industries through a planned and supervised internship arrangement in relevant commercial companies. In addition, the course provides an opportunity for students to familiarize themselves with business project research procedures and settings and to write up an individual project report of their relevant disciplines in their internship companies.


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