2017 Undergraduate Courses
  • Students are to follow the requirements of the Handbook for the year they commenced the course.

    However, the subject links below do not contain the subject information for the current year. You can view current subject information through the new Course Handbook.

Human Resource Management

The course information on this page is for new students commencing their degree in 2016 only. 

Students should follow the rules and requirements for the year that they commenced their course. The online course information for years prior to 2016 are available from the Archives link in the menu.

Students should also review current subject availabilities via the Subject Descriptions link in the menu.

People are an organisation's most valuable resource. The Human Resource Management (HRM) major focuses on the people side of organisations. It is relevant to students wishing to pursue a professional career in HRM, as well as to those students who see people management as a necessary part of their future skills portfolio.

Specific focus is placed on the facilitating, acquisition and development of staff, positively influencing their employment performance, and monitoring and managing the processes of staff retention and turnover. It also looks at the surrounding aspects of human resource management such as recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, job analysis and design, and training and development.

Subjects Required for Major Study


Subject Codesubject NameCredit PointsSession(s)
MGNT201Organisational Behaviour6Autumn
MGNT205Recruitment & Selection6Spring
MGNT206Managing Human Resources6Autumn, Spring
MGNT207Employee Relations Management6Spring
MGNT311Management of Change6Spring
MGNT314Strategic Management6Autumn, Spring
MGNT321Workplace Health and Safety Management6Spring
MGNT322Learning and Development in Organisations6Autumn


The Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management) enables graduates to meet the educational and membership requirements of relevant professional associations. For more information, visit Professional Accreditation and Recognition.

Other information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder 
Email: business-enquiries@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 21 August, 2015