Interested in diversity and organisational culture, and want to influence people at all levels of an organisation? Study human resources and employment relations as part of the Bachelor of Business degree.
Human resources professionals are the oil between management and employees, ensuring that staff are productive, safe and developing as valued and skilled workers. Careers in human resources and employment relations encompass planning, recruitment, learning and development, health and safety, commercial law and employer/employee relations. A key aspect of this work is change management, as companies are constantly adapting to and influencing the environment in which they operate.
This is part of the Bachelor of Business.
You complete four core papers - refer to the Bachelor of Business overview.
Bachelor of Business
You also choose minor or elective papers depending on your chosen minor(s).
You gain an understanding of current employment issues including the complex relationships between employees, employers, government and trade unions, and internal and external factors that influence organisational behaviour.
The capstone project is the final part of your degree and takes place in your final semester. You can choose to work in an organisation of your choice or complete an applied project, bringing together your learning and gaining valuable experience.
Recent placements included:
The outcomes for graduates of this major are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.
Current students looking for specific requirements for business majors should refer to Blackboard.
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