Effective human resource management is an important part of successful organisations, assisting them to adapt and thrive in environments of rapid and persuasive economic, sociological and technological change. Human resource management maximises the benefits of work for both the staff and the organisation concerned.

The Human Resource Management major is designed to impart the necessary technical and conceptual skills and competencies to equip students for success in this field. There is also a strong emphasis placed on communication skills and ethics.

The study of Human Resource Management in the University’s School of Business, provides students with a solid appreciation of the fundamental tasks of human resource management within a sound theoretical framework.



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CourseBachelor of Commerce (Major: Human Resource Management)
Duration3 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Practicum150 hrs Practicum Information
Recommended
Year 12 Subjects
Tertiary entrance level English, Economics, Mathematics and Accounting & Finance
Loan SchemeFEE-HELP FEE-HELP Information
CampusFremantle (also available at Sydney)
Study ModeFull-time, Part-time
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Outline of Studies
Human Resource Management can be undertaken as a major within the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Behavioural Science degrees or as a specialist Bachelor of Human Resource Management degree.

The program covers all the main functional areas of Human Resource Management including recruitment; selection; performance management; remuneration and employee health, safety and wellbeing.
Accreditation
The Bachelor of Human Resource Management is a specialist degree, accredited with the Australian Human Resource Institute.
Practical Component
Notre Dame gives students a solid foundation for long-term career success. The Business degrees combine academic programs with a four to six week business internship, usually undertaken after the fourth semester. This enables students to gain valuable on-the-job experience and provides opportunities to interact with professional practitioners in their chosen industry.

The internship program delivers essential career-seeking skills through CV workshops, interviewing technique classes, coaching sessions and assistance for students to fi nd their perfect match for an internship placement. An internship provides students with the valuable opportunity of putting theory into practice.
Career Opportunities
Graduates are ideally placed to enter a wide range of positions in human resource management, career counselling, training and development. Employment opportunities in the public or private sectors include:
  • banking and finance
  • general business
  • government
  • not-for-profit organisations


Practicum
Notre Dame gives students a solid foundation for long-term career success. The Business degrees combine academic programs with a four to six week business internship, usually undertaken after the fourth semester. This enables students to gain valuable on-the-job experience and provides opportunities to interact with professional practitioners in their chosen industry.

The internship program delivers essential career-seeking skills through CV workshops, interviewing technique classes, coaching sessions and assistance for students to find their perfect match for an internship placement. An internship provides students with the valuable opportunity of putting theory into practice.

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