diploma In Human Resource Management


The Diploma in Human Resource Management programme is offered to school leavers interested in pursuing a career in human resource management. This programme will equip students with a deep understanding of the fundamentals of human resource management and expose them to the basic and latest thinking as well as the best practices in human resource management. As organisations currently exist in a dynamic environment of constant change in an era of globalisation, this programme puts human resource management as a critical aspect in the management of organisations.

Entry Requirement
diploma In Human Resource Management

Malaysian Applicants

1.  Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)/equivalent with a minimum of three (3) credits in any subjects; or

2.  Pass Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)/ equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C in any subject; or

3.  Pass Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum of Grade Maqbul; or

4.  Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 in the relevant field and Pass SPM with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject; or

5.  Certificate (MQF Level 3)/Equivalent; or

6.  Pass APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning) Certificate; or

7.  Other qualifications recognised by the senate of UM; and

8.  Obtained at least a Pass in English Language at the SPM level

Non-Malaysian Applicants

1.  Pass O Level with at least a Full Pass in three (3) subjects or other qualifications recognised by the Senate of UM; and

2.  Possess any of the following English qualifications:

1.  Score of 500 or above for the Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT); or

2.  Score of 5.0 or above for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Program Modules
diploma In Human Resource Management

Students must complete a total of 92 credits in order to qualify for the award of Diploma. They must pass all courses prescribed as Institution Compulsory CoursesCore Courses and Programme Courses.


Fundamental of Entrepreneurial Acculturation

Negotiation Skills

English Language Proficiency  

Critical Thinking and Effective Presentation Skills

Introduction to Business and Professional Writing

Personal Development Programme I

Personal Development Programme II

Personal Development Programme III

Core Courses

Introduction to Management  

Principles of Marketing

Principles of Accounting

Principles of Economics

Organisational Behaviour

Business Law and Ethics

Human Resources Management  

Psychology of Work Behaviour

Business Research

Management Information Systems

Project Management  

Employment Law

Programme Course


Human Resources Programme  

Training and Development

Compensation and Benefits Management

Industrial Relations

Occupational Safety and Health

Program Fee
diploma In Human Resource Management

Fee for local student


Fee *

  • Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 
  • UM Bachok, Kelantan 

*RM 17,750

* fee is not inclusive of accommodation
* subject to changes

Fee for international student


Tuition Fee*

Processing Fee** 

Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 

RM 30,690

RM 6,000

*  Tuition fee is not inclusive of accommodation.
** Processing fee is for Visa, Immigration, EMGS & Personal Bond.

Payment Method
Fees can be paid either in a total or by installment.

Financial support

1.   National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN), Students are eligible to apply for PTPTN loan subject to the terms and conditions stipulated by PTPTN. (Please refer to

2.   Employess Provident Fund (EPF)
Applicants are eligible to withdraw from their EPF (Account 2).

3.   Education Financing/ Loans:

§  Affin Education Financing-i

§  Bank Rakyat Education Financing-i

§  Pembiayaan Pendidikan Boleh Ubah (PPBU), Bank Rakyat

4.   State foundation / Yayasan Negeri

Other Info ( Duration of Study/Medium of Instruction)
diploma In Human Resource Management

Programme Duration
The duration of the programme is six (6) semesters which can be completed within 2 years.

Medium of Instruction
The programme is conducted in English as well as in Bahasa Malaysia.

Program Location
diploma In Human Resource Management

§  UM Campus, Kuala Lumpur

§  UM, Nilam Puri - Kelantan

§  UMCCed Learning Centre (PPU): Off-Campus Programmes at these locations:

§  PPU Kulim

§  PPU Alor Setar 

§  PPU Kuantan

§  PPU Johor Bahru

§  PPU Bayan Lepas


For more information, call/WhatsApp us at:-

Miss Sandra/ Mr Simon Kee

03 - 9221 7789/012- 579 3789