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Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Commerce - BCom(Curtin) - MJXU-HRMGM Curtin Business School
Indicative ATAR 70 Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
Location Bentley, Malaysia, Mauritius or Sarawak This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus or mixed on- and off-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 years full-time

Course overview

Human Resources (HR) is the management of people within organisations and their employment relationships. A company’s HR strategy is concerned with maximising the return on their human resources, while minimising financial risk.

In this major you can develop the knowledge and skills you need to initiate and develop strategies and programs to attract and engage a highly committed and proficient workforce, capable of succeeding in a global business environment.

Human Resource Management is offered as part of the Bachelor of Commerce. You can enhance your studies with a secondary major or choose from a range of elective units to support your career goals.

You can study this as part of a double major:

*Please note not all majors are offered online

You can study this as part of a double degree:

*Please note not all majors are offered online

High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.


STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.

Written English and either verbal or quantitative

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

Mature age entry

Discover other ways you can qualify

Desirable WACE courses

Mathematics Applications ATAR


Regional campuses may offer the common first year units only.

A double-degree is offered with the Bachelor of Psychology and the Bachelor of Commerce with a double major in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations.


Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Unfortunately fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.

The requirements of this course may attract additional costs. For more information visit other fees and charges.

Professional recognition

The Human Resource Management major is accredited by AHRI (Australian Human Resource Institute). When studied with Industrial Relations, this major meet the educational requirements of the Australian Human Resources Institute and the Industrial Relations Society of WA.

Credit for previous study

If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact Curtin Business School to discuss eligibility for recognition of prior learning.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL).

Career opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • Human Resources Officer
  • Industrial Relations Officer
  • Trade Union Official
  • Training Officer
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Change Management Specialist

Why Human Resource Management?

  • HR is an evolving and dynamic field. In this major, you will acquire the specific skills and relevant industry knowledge to become a Human Resources Generalist or Human Resources Specialist.
  • When taken as part of a double major with Industrial Relations, this major is internationally recognised, and accredited in Australia through the Australian Human Resources Institute.
  • Our staff are highly qualified and knowledgeable with expertise in dedicated areas of business research. They have extensive experience in various industries to ensure the delivery and application of the latest theories and trends in this field of study.