Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Human Resource Management (Top-up)

The Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) programme consists of 8 core modules and 4 pathway modules and may be completed in a minimum of 18 months taught by UCD faculty and local adjunct lecturers in Singapore.

An honours Degree at University College Dublin takes 3 academic years to complete (over 3 ‘Stage’).

In the case of the Bachelor of Business Studies (Singapore), the duration of the programme is as follows:

Stage 1: Exemption granted due to accredited prior learning
Stage 2: One academic year*
Stage 3: One academic year*

*An academic year is generally a minimum of 9 months duration.

  • Economic Policy & the Global Environment
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Management of Organisations
  • Project Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Managing Diversity in Employment
  • Talent Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management Practice
  • Marketing Management
  • Data Analysis for Decision Makers
  • International Human Resource Management

The Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Human Resource Management (Top-up) programme accepts a wide range of qualifications.

These include:

  • Polytechnic Diploma
  • Kaplan Diploma
  • Other Private Diplomas and/or Foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case by case basis
  • In all cases the final admissions decision to the programme rests with the university
  • Applicants admitted to the programme may be required to undertake bridging units in order to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge.

English requirement:

  • Successful completion of an approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English can be considered.
  • Applicants are required to meet the University’s English language requirement (

Delivery Method

Each term is a 13-week period covering 2 modules of study.

Each module is provided with 20 hours of academic counselling/briefing sessions (5 consecutive sessions of 4 hours each) after office hours in the evening and/or over weekends/public holidays.

Assessment Method

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Human Resource Management from University College Dublin.

Honours in the Degree will be awarded based on the total marks of all programmes in accordance with the university’s programme regulations.

The Degree awards will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned), and transcript.

  • Programme fee: S$22,470.00 payable in 6 instalments
  • Receive S$400 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our Degree programme. T&Cs apply.

Education Loan

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Amex 0% interest on instalment payment effective 1st June 2017 (for instalments ranging 6 – 24 months)

Non-tuition Fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:

  • Application fee: S$181.90

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 18 Jan 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.

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There are 2 intakes per year. Please contact our consultants to obtain a copy of the class schedules.

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