2020 Undergraduate Courses
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Human Resource Management | 2020


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 Code Subject Name Credit Points
MGNT201 Organisational Behaviour 6
MGNT205 Recruitment & Selection 6
MGNT206 Managing Human Resources 6
MGNT207 Employee Relations Management 6
MGNT311 Management of Change 6
MGNT314 Strategic Management 6
MGNT321 Workplace Health and Safety Management 6
MGNT322 Learning and Development in Organisations 6

PLEASE NOTE: Please click the subject codes in the above table for information on sessions of offer for each subject at different locations. For information regarding timetables, tutorials, and classes please the visit the Timetables and Classes page.

Entry Requirements & Credit Arrangements

Information on academic and English language requirements, as well as eligibility for credit for prior learning, is available from the Course Finder.

Professional Recognition / Accreditation

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

For further information email: askuow@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 31 July, 2020