Human Resource Management Major - Bachelor of International Hospitality Management

If you’re interested in dealing with the staffing and training side of hospitality and tourism, the Human Resource Management major will give you the tools you need to find and develop the right people.

Hotels, tourism ventures, travel companies and restaurants have to find the right people for the job – the better their team is, the more customers enjoy their experience.

In this major you will develop the essential knowledge and skills required for the training, development and recruitment of personnel from diverse cultural backgrounds.


This is part of the Bachelor of International Hospitality Management.

Year 1

Year 2 & 3

You also need to complete additional papers in your second and third year to make up the total of 360 points you need for your degree. You can do this by:

  • Option 1: studying one major and elective papers
  • Option 2: studying two majors (no electives)
  • Option 3 (generic degree): studying papers from across the Bachelor of International Hospitality Management to make up the total of 360 points (you need to include 45 points at level 6, 45 points at level 7 and two electives)

You can talk to us about which option is best for you. You don’t need to make this choice until the end of your first year of study at AUT.

  • Hospitality recruitment
  • Training and development
  • Employment relations
  • Human resource manager
  • Industry training advisor

Find out more about industry trends, job descriptions and what employers may be looking for.

Human Resource Management Careers

Key features
  • Valuable workplace experience in your final semester
  • Learn skills in training and people management
  • Develop your problem-solving skills
See yourself as
  • Having excellent people skills
  • Able to negotiate and problem-solve
  • Good at verbal and written communication
  • Capable of keeping confidences
  • Calm and patient
  • Confident and professional

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.