Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)

Who's it for?

The Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) is designed for students who want to gain the skills and knowledge they need to successfully manage an organisation’s staff and deliver its strategic goals.

What's involved?

You'll study 24 subjects, including three core subjects, 12 specialisation subjects, one restrictive elective and eight unrestricted electives. At least three of the eight unrestricted electives must be business or business-related subjects.

Why should you apply?

The degree combines theoretical study with practical experience, making your resumé instantly more attractive to potential employers. Launch a successful career in HR, learning and development, employee relations or occupational health.

How much will it cost?

Find out the Bachelor of Business HRM tuition fees

Where can I study?

Sydney and Melbourne.

Entry Requirements

Curious about the grades you'll need to enrol?

Find out more about our English language and academic entry requirements.

Industry Recognition

The CSU Study Centres Bachelor of Business (HRM) degree is accredited by:

  • The Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

Career Options

  • Human resources manager
  • Training manager
  • Learning and development manager
  • Occupational health and safety manager
  • Employee relations manager
  • Human resources management consultant

Enhance your employability and broaden your career horizons after graduation, studying a range of specialist subjects, including:

  • Industrial relations
  • Labour economics
  • Employment law
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Change management
  • Leadership.

Joint Study

Joint Study allows you to take a fixed set of subjects from a discipline other than Human Resources Management. The discipline you choose for Joint Study will be shown on your degree certificate alongside the Bachelor of Business (HRM) title, e.g. ‘Bachelor of Business (HRM/Marketing)’.

If you choose a Joint Study, you'll take five subjects from a select set of options.

Some subjects require you to have passed prerequisites before you are allowed to begin. For other subjects, you'll be allowed to judge for yourself whether you have enough prior knowledge and experience to manage the course.

You won't be allowed to claim more than one Joint Study.

Joint Study programs currently available for the Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) include:

  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Management
  • Marketing.

Reasons to enrol

  • Innovative, flexible structure
  • An optimum blend of theory and practice
  • Careers in the private and public sectors
  • Soft skills for working with people
  • Hard skills required to develop and implement strategies and policies that contribute towards organisational performance

Recognition of Previous Study and Experience

At CSU Study Centres we value your existing qualifications and real-life experience. We don’t usually expect you to repeat subjects you have already passed at another university or college, or to study topics you have already mastered through work or other experience.

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If you need some help to meet the entry requirements for undergraduate study, the following pathway program allows you to gain credit towards a Bachelor of Business (HRM) degree from CSU Study Centres.

Course Structure

You must successfully complete 24 subjects to graduate. The course comprises 17 core subjects and seven unrestricted electives.

Core Subjects
ACC100 Accounting 1
BUS110 Workplace Learning 1
BUS220 Workplace Learning 2
BUS370 Workplace Learning 3
ECO130 Business Economics
HRM201 Workplace Relations in Australia*/strong>
HRM210 Human Resource Management
HRM310 Developing Human Resources*
HRM320 Issues in Human Resource Management*
HRM330 Strategic Human Resource Management*
(Capstone Subject)
MGT100 Organisations and Management
MGT210 Organisational Behaviour
MGT211 Business Ethics: A Global Perspective
MGT230 Ethics, Sustainability and Culture
MGT320 Managing Change
MGT340 International Management
MGT367 Leadership Issues
QBM120 Bussines Data Analysis

You will be required to study some of these subjects online.

† Students will study either MGT230 Ethics, Sustainability and Culture or
MGT211 Business Ethics: A Global Perspective, but not both.

Unrestricted Electives

Seven unrestricted electives of which a maximum of five can be non-business subjects.

Note that at least three electives must be business or business-related subjects.

Students must ensure that there are no more than 12 level one subjects in their degree. Students must also ensure that they complete a minimum of five level three subjects in their degree. The level of a subject is designated by the first digit in the subject code, e.g., MGT100 is a level one subjects.