Human resources and personnel management - Bakalár (Bc.) - full-time

Admission Requirements:

Obtain full secondary education or full secondary vocational education and successful admission process.

The conditions for foreign students are identical to the conditions of Slovak students.

Applicants undergo the admission procedure. The best applicants will be admitted to study according to the results of the admission procedure. The results of the admission procedure are found as the sum of the points obtained for the average result at the secondary school and the points for the individual type of secondary school. The average result at secondary school is calculated as the arithmetic mean of the grades at the end of the 1st to 3rd year of study.

Information about the Programme of Study:

The graduates of the Ist stage of Human Resources and Personnel Management study program can competently carry out HR activities in manufacturing enterprises and organizations, they can ensure the fulfilment of their staff and payroll agenda. Acquired knowledge enable them to independently create and implement projects and propose troubleshooting of problems related to providing organizations with required work force.

Studying in the first stage of the Human Resources and Personnel Management allows a graduate to gain theoretical knowledge and insights on: 

  • political, social and economic settings related to the reproduction and development of human resources;
  • economy and society development regularities, trends in the development of the organizations,  the approaches in contemporary management, on procedures and techniques related to the management of people in state-owned, public-administrative and production organizations;
  • social, economic and humanitarian aspects of reproduction, education and workforce development in society and in organizations;
  • regularities of education and the development of a particular personality, his/her ability to learn, to work creatively and communicate with other people;
  • psychology and sociology of human behaviour in social groups and work teams,;
  • personnel work, economy management, social psychology, economics, computer science and theory of organization.

The first stage of the Human Resources and Personnel Management study program provides practical experience of the personnel-management activities in organizations, the behaviour of the people working in teams, in organizations and in the labour market. Graduates of the study program obtains the following practical skills and abilities:

  • ability to analyse and evaluate the status, trends and problems in occupational relations and personnel work;
  • to obtain and evaluate information on the situation and trends in the labour market;
  • to create and implement programs and policies of personnel management in organizations;
  • to solve individual and group problems and conflicts related to personnel work and occupational relations;
  • to understand the external factors which influence the development of the workforce in organizations (the development of the population, labour market, social development, legislative aspects of occupational relations);
  • to ensure implementation of personnel payroll agenda in the organization.

Graduates of the first stage of the Human Resources and Personnel Management study program are  capable of:

  • keeping  in touch with the latest trends in the economics of knowledge and management;
  • evaluating the expertise and skills of people, organizing, motivating, and rewarding their work,
  • exploring the interests, desires and wishes of people and exerting care about them,
  • obtaining, selecting and placing workers according to an organization’s needs;
  • communication and relationships between people in the organization,
  • elaborating plans for job creation, training and staff development,
  • following professional ethics and legal standards at work.

Graduates of the first stage of the Human Resources and Personnel Management study program can be employed at: 

  • Recruitment agencies, educational, counselling and social organizations of state and local governments,
  • non-profit organizations (civil associations, foundations, funds, chambers of professional, charitable and religious organizations);

units involved in personnel and human resources development within production, state, public and non-profit organizations.

C o u r s e
Hours per week -1styearCredits  
NT i t l eL/S/LaboutcomesL/S/Laboutcomes
Compulsory courses(P) 
1General Economics Theory2/2/0E  5
2Mathematics I.2/2/0E  5
3Fundamentals of Law2/0/0E  4
4Introduction to Study2/0/0E  4
5Information Science2/0/2C  4
6Philosophy2/0/0E  4
7English I.0/0/2C  3
8Microeconomics  2/2/0E5
9Psychology  2/1/0E4
10Corporate Economy  2/2/0E5
11Sociology  2/2/0E4
12Mathematics II.  2/2/0E4
13Management  2/2/0C4
14English II.  0/0/2C3
Compulsory optional courses (PV)
1German0/0/2C  2
2Russian0/0/2C  2
3Spanish0/0/2C  2
4Italian Language0/0/2C  2
5German  0/0/2C2
6Russian  0/0/2C2
7Spanish  0/0/2C2
8Italian Language  0/0/2C2
Optional courses(V)
1Practical Exercise in Mathematics0/0/2C  1
2Fitness and Sport0/0/2C  1
3Practical Exercise in Mathematics  0/0/2C1
4Fitness and Sport  0/0/2C1

C o u r s e
Hours per week - 2ndyearCredits  
NT i t l eL/S/LaboutcomesL/S/Laboutcomes
Compulsory courses(P) 
15Macroeconomics2/2/0E  5
16Accounting I.2/2/0E  4
17Social Psychology2/1/0E  4
18Social Policy Making2/2/0E  4
19Statistics2/2/0E  5
20Corporate Finances  2/2/0E5
21Theory of Organisation  2/2/0E4
22Labour Market and Employment Policy  2/2/0E5
23Labour Law  2/2/0E4
24Accounting II.  2/2/0E4
Compulsory optional courses (PV)
9Taxes and Tax System2/0/0C  3
10Economic History2/0/0C  3
11International management2/0/0C  3
12English III.0/0/2C  3
13Demography  2/1/0C3
14Safety at Work  2/0/0C3
15Economic Statistics  0/2/0C3
16English IV.  0/0/2C3
Optional courses(V)     
5German0/0/2C  3
6Russian0/0/2C  3
7Spanish0/0/2C  3
8Italian Language0/0/2C  3
9Logic1/1/0C  3
10Theory of Economics in English0/2/0C  3
11Social Policy in German0/2/0C  3
12Practical Exercise in Mathematics0/0/2C  1
13Fitness and Sport0/0/2C  1
14German  0/0/2C3
15Russian  0/0/2C3
16Spanish  0/0/2C3
17Italian Language  0/0/2C3
18Creation and Protection of Environment  2/0/0C3
19Logistics  0/0/2C3
20Practical Exercise in Mathematics  0/0/2C1
21Fitness and Sport  0/0/2C1

C o u r s e
Hours per week - 3thyearCredits
NT i t l eL/S/LaboutcomesL/S/Laboutcomes
Compulsory courses(P) 
25Personnel Management I2/2/0E  5
26Personal and Payroll I0/2/0E  4
27Social Security2/2/0E  4
28Marketing2/2/0E  4
29Bachelor Seminar + Bachelor Thesis4C  2
30Theory and Practice of Public Administration2/0/0E  3
31Personnel Management II  2/0/0E4
32Personal and Payroll II  0/2/0E4
33Bachelor Thesis  0/0/2C14
Compulsory optional courses (PV)
17Reward Systems2/0/0E  3
18Social Work2/0/0C  3
19Fundamentals of Law in the EU2/0/0C  3
20Marketing in English0/2/0C  3
21Ethics and Morality in Personnel Management  2/0/0C3
22Communication and Presentation in PM  0/0/2C3
23Psychology of Health  2/0/0C3
Optional courses(V)     
22Personnel Management in German0/2/0C  3
23Communication and Presentation in English0/0/2C  3
24Prices and Price Policies  2/0/0E3
25Lifelong Education Management  2/0/0 C3
26Crisis Management  2/0/0C3
27International Economic Relations in English  2/0/0C3
28Quality of Life    2/0/0C3
State examination courses
 Defence of Final Thesis   SE5
 Personnel Science   SE2
 Microeconomics and Macroeconomics   SE2