The University of Newcastle, Australia
Selection Rank
62.00
73.65 (Median SR)
62.00
73.65 (Median SR)
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International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 3 August 2020
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 3 August 2020
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 3 August 2020
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 3 August 2020
Fees

AUD28,465 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Program code: 10716
CRICOS code: 014637C

Available at Newcastle campus (Callaghan) and Central Coast campus (Ourimbah)

Human resource management links people-related activities to business strategy. Studies in human resource management will provide you with the broad-ranging skills and knowledge needed to respond to an ever-changing and dynamic business environment.

Whether you're interested in management, employee relations, training, advocacy, diversity management or equal opportunity, the human resource management major will equip you with the skills needed to positively influence business, unions, government and non-profit organisations in Australia and overseas.

First and second years

In the first year of your human resource management major you will study key concepts and principals of economics, accounting, marketing, management, decision-making, information and communication in business, and law, as well as how they apply to business operations and within the context of the current financial environment.

Moving into second year you will study topics such as business strategy as well as industrial relations and human resource management in greater depth.

Third year

In third year, your Bachelor of Business study you will focus on areas within human resources management that most suit your interests and desired career path. Focus areas include managing diversity, negotiation and advocacy, applied human resource management and employment relations, human resource development, international human resource management and employment law or project in business (industry placement, participation based on merit).