University of the Sunshine Coast

Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)

University of the Sunshine Coast

Course details

CRICOS course code: 076977C

Level of study: Undergraduate


An organisation’s people are a unique source of sustainable competitive advantage. The ability to lead and manage these people is integral to success in all industries. Through this innovative, empowering and connected program, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of how to cultivate positive workplace culture and utilise human resource management systems and processes to maximise engagement and drive success.

In this program you will:

  • Develop knowledge and skills in leading people, organisational culture, workforce design, performance management and workplace relations.
  • Gain expertise in and change leadership and agility, organisational development and capability, and team dynamics.
  • Develop skills in communication, collaboration, critical and creative thinking, community consciousness, and cultural awareness.
  • Learn the skills to be adaptive, responsible, self-managing and career ready.

Human Resource Management

For a major in Human Resource Management students must successfully complete 8 courses:

BUS203 Business Law and Ethics

HRM210 Managing Human Resources

HRM211 Leadership for Organizations

HRM220 Managing Workplace Relations

HRM311 Leadership and Team Dynamics

HRM312 Learning and Development

HRM321 Change Leadership and Agility

IBS220 Cross-Cultural Management

Career opportunities

  • Human resource manager
  • Recruitment consultant
  • Employment and industrial relations consultant
  • Learning and development adviser

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 24,000 Per Year Read more72,000 for the entire course
Start date: Expected February 2021
Expected July 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time

USC SouthBank

Ground floor, Building A4 (SW1)
52 Merivale Street Brisbane Queensland 4101

Entry criteria

A minimum level of education similar to successful completion of Australian Year 12 with good grades.

be at least 18 years old when you start study

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Internet-based - Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; TOEFL: Paper-based - Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; Pearson Test of English - Overall score of 50 with no sub score less than 50; CAE/CPE (results after Jan 2015) - Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR) - 3 in all four skill areas; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 - Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3 - Successful completion; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) - Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3.