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Human Resource Management, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #274 (QS) , | Online
As part of this Human Resource Management degree from University of South Australia, you will develop the skills and knowledge to manage people in order to achieve positive outcomes. You’ll understand recruitment, staff performance appraisal, training and development, and staff retention. 

About

Degree overview

  • Study at the No.1 Business School in South Australia for graduate careers.
  • Learn about the latest discoveries in human resources.
  • Focus on people management including recruitment, training, performance and retention.
  • Use advanced electives in your final year to develop research skills, work through a business simulation or undertake an industry placement.
  • Study a curriculum informed by world-class research at the forefront of current and future workplace challenges.
  • Develop an understanding of effective management systems and leadership skills in a global context.
  • This Human Resource Management degree from University of South Australia is recognised by the world’s largest HRM body, based in the United States – the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
  • The University of South Australia Business School is in the top one per cent worldwide and has been awarded an overall five stars for excellence in the QS Stars Ratings 2019.
  • Learn from researchers who are recognised as performing above world standard in Business and Management.

Career outcomes

Your career

As the No.1 Business School in South Australia for graduate careers1, our quality teaching and experiences beyond the classroom will ensure you graduate career-ready.

Between now and 2020, employment in human resources in Australia is expected to grow. The availability of roles is expected to increase by: 

  • 3,200 jobs for human resource and training professionals (or 3.7 per cent)
  • 3,200 jobs for human resource professionals (or 5.4 per cent)
  • 6,000 jobs for human resource managers (or 12.6 per cent)2

Careers to consider: 

  • Human resources adviser: recruiting, training and developing staff; approving job descriptions and advertisements; advising on employment law and organisational policies and procedures; negotiating salaries, contracts, working conditions or redundancy packages
  • Human resources manager: designing, organising and implementing human resources strategies, policies and programs; overseeing recruitment, performance management, and learning and development
  • Learning and development officer: liaising with managers and interviewing employees to identify and assess training and development needs; delivering and overseeing training; monitoring progress made through training programs; designing training programs
  • Recruitment consultant: working on behalf of companies to source candidates for job vacancies; analysing and understanding job specifications; conducting keyword searches on internal recruitment databases, assessing CVs online using various job websites, or actively ‘headhunting’ senior professionals through independent research
  • Work, health and safety officer: supporting the development of OHS policies and programs; advising and instructing on various safety-related topics; conducting risk assessment and enforcing preventative measures; reviewing existing policies and updating according to legislation; organising WHS training

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • If you require a student visa, you will need to allow additional time to apply for a student visa.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Law 
  • Foundations of Human Resource Management 
  • Business and Society 
  • Accounting for Business 
  • Marketing Principles: Trading and Exchange 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

CRICOS CODE: 080603K

  • Meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent
  • Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and achieved a competitive Selection Rank (ATAR), or
  • Complete secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
  • Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points

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  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    31000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported

Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 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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