Why should you join the MAPS Advanced Certificate in Business Administration and Human Resource Management?

  • It offers the quickest route to completing your Associate Degree and Bachelor’s Degree after completing your O’Levels.
  • It provides students with the option of studying a combination of subjects covering business AND Human Resource Management.
  • Affordable course fees with monthly installments.
  • Receive access to world class online library resources to help with your studies.
  • Specifically designed for those in work – evening classes only.
  • Flexible progression routes allow you to progress onto MAPS College qualifications or International qualifications.
  • High quality lecturers – bringing business management and HRM theory and practice to life.
  • Specifically designed to provide foundational knowledge of core HRM concepts within a business context, supported by key workplace skills.
  • Fully approved by MQA as a Level 4 qualification.

Course Description
MAPS Advanced Certificate in Business Administration and Human Resource Management qualification provides learners with the knowledge and skills required for starting or progressing through a successful career in human resources within administrative and management positions.

Because the course includes dual coverage of human resource management and business administration, it also provides a solid foundation for students planning a career in a range of wider business-related fields.

The qualification also enables learners to progress onto undergraduate degree level qualifications (MNQF Level 7) in business or human resources related areas.

Awarding Body
The certificate for this course will be awarded by MAPS College.

MNQF Level
Level 4 Advanced Certificate (view Approval)

Academic Requirements
Applicants must meet one of the following minimum entry requirements:

  • 3 O’ Level passes (C or above) including SSC or equivalent
  • MNQF Level 3 Qualification
  • 18 years old AND 1 year work experience AND ability to communicate in English language

Course Structure

  • Two Human resource Management units from the following:
    • Principles of Human Resource Management
    • Recruitment and Selection
    • Workplace Learning and Development
  • Four Mandatory Units
    • Unit 3 Academic English
    • Unit 4 Business Mathematics
    • Unit 5 Principles of Management
    • Unit 6 The Business Environment
  • Two optional business units
    • Unit 7 Optional Business Unit
    • Unit 8 Optional Business Unit

Duration: 1 academic year

Credits: 120 credits

Intakes: January, July.

Mode of Study: Face to Face (Male’ Campus), Online

Course Assessments
All subjects will be assessed by time constrained written examinations. Some subjects will also include assignments and presentations.

Course Fee and Payment Plan
Payments can be made in installments. Please see Course Fees and Payment Plan for information.

Students who complete the MAPS Advanced Certificate in Business Administration and Human Resource Management may use it as a standalone professional qualification or progress onto the MAPS Diploma in Human Resource Management, Associate Degree in Human Resource Management or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management.

Students may also join any other business-related Bachelors degree at MAPS College, or one of the ABE Level 4 Diploma qualifications.

How to Apply?
Candidates may apply online or download and complete the application form, which can be submitted to the College Reception on the First Floor of H. Vaifilaa-age, Janavaree Magu. Applicants are requested to read the Terms and Conditions for Studying at MAPS College before applying.