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Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Commerce - BCom(Curtin) - 312731

Curtin Business School

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 addition to recruitment activities, HR involves:

• managing training and workforce development
• remuneration and benefits
• staff conduct
• performance and retention.

What the course involves:

In this major you will study the critical areas of:

  • recruitment strategy and planning
  • employee attraction and retention
  • learning and development
  • pay systems and rewards
  • performance management
  • workplace relations
  • remuneration and reward management.

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:

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

Career opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • Change Management Specialist

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Professional recognition

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.

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Entry requirements:

Indicative TER (ATAR)*: 70
STAT entry*: Written English and either verbal or quantitative
*What are Indicative TER (ATAR) and STAT Entry?

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

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.

Mature age entry:

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Essential WACE courses:

At least English 2A/2B, Literature 2A/2B or English as an Additional Language/Dialect 2A/2B

Desirable WACE courses:

Mathematics 2C/2D

Where:

Bentley, Malaysia, Mauritius, Sarawak or Sydney
This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time or part-time

Study:

On-campus or mixed on- and off-campus

Duration:

3 years full-time

Fees (indicative first year only):

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.

Other notes:

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.

 

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2013 entry requirements:

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Cut-off scores

Qualification Score
GCE/STPM/HKALE (A-levels - best of three) 5
IB 24
Ontario Gr 12 (best of 6) 60
TER (including TEE/SACE/HSC/VCE) 70
WAUFP (CPS) 53
India/Pakistan 65%
Sri Lanka 6

Minimum academic entry requirements


Course prerequisites

Mathematics is desirable.

Where:

Bentley, Malaysia, Mauritius, Sarawak or Sydney
This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

3 years full-time

Fees for 2013:

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

Other notes:

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.

2014 entry requirements:

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Cut-off scores

Qualification Score
GCE/STPM/HKALE (A-levels - best of three) 5
IB 24
Ontario Gr 12 (best of 6) 60
TER (including TEE/SACE/HSC/VCE) 70
WAUFP (CPS) 53
India/Pakistan 65%
Sri Lanka 6

Minimum academic entry requirements


Course prerequisites

Mathematics is desirable.

Where:

Bentley, Malaysia, Mauritius, Sarawak or Sydney
This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

3 years full-time

Fees for 2014:

International onshore - fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $13,400
Indicative year 1 fee $26,800
Total indicative course fee $83,200
Indicative essential incidental course fee $0

*The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International's offshore site.

Other notes:

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.

CRICOS: 013905G
This page was last updated on 02 June 2010

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