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Business and Commerce (Human Resource Management), BBusCom

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) Toowoomba, Australia | Springfield Central, Australia| Online
With the Business and Commerce (Human Resource Management) program at the University of Southern Queensland, you will become a leading workplace expert on strategies and practices for guiding and partnering with employees so that the people working for the business are motivated to provide a source of competitive advantage for the business. 
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Overview

Your studies will cover courses such as organisational behaviour and management, talent management, workforce design, risk mitigation, work health and safety, workplace relations, enhancing employee performance, organisational learning, strategic human resource management, managing knowledge and leading leading organisational change.

In addition to your chosen specialisation of Human Resource Management, you can choose to study another area in-depth with a second major, or broaden your knowledge with a combination of minors and approved courses. These can be chosen from a wide range of business and commerce-related fields.

Career outcomes

Graduates from the Business and Commerce (Human Resource Management) program at the University of Southern Queensland have potential opportunities to engage in private consultancy services related to all aspects of human resources, in addition to advocacy work with industrial relations consultancies, unions, and industry and employer associations.

Graduates also have the potential to achieve senior and executive level positions such as human resources director, organisational development director, compensation and benefits director, industrial relations director, recruitment manager, career counsellor, safety and welfare coordinator.

Accreditation

The Human Resource Management major is presently accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and satisfies the educational requirements for professional membership of AHRI.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
        part-time equivalent
  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Human Resource Management 
  • Risk Mitigation, Work Health and Safety 
  • Perspectives of Organisation 
  • Enhancing Performance 
  • Managing Change  
  • Workforce Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 092182E

To be eligible for admission, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Have achieved a minimum Overall Position (OP) 16, tertiary entrance rank 64 or equivalent qualification.
  • Subject Pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent.

Applicants are advised to also address the following:

  • Assumed Knowledge expectations: Mathematics A (4, SA) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25600 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    21040 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21040 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Commonwealth supported: AUD 11155
  • International Online: AUD 22640

Living costs for Toowoomba

  • 1200 - 2000 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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