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The HR management program focuses on developing strategies to manage people and construct workplace arrangements that respond to organisational and human needs.
You will become comfortable using contemporary media and communication tools, have the ability to explain concepts and put forward proposals in a coherent and logical manner.
As a HR practitioner you will be expected to understand sustainable work practices and policies and make organisational decisions within the broader social and economic environment and work effectively with stakeholders.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
Most of your classes will be held in RMIT's Swanston Academic Building which features innovative learning spaces interspersed with retail and social spaces resulting in a stimulating environment for students.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations, group discussions and project work.
Through RMIT University’s online learning portal, myRMIT, you will be able to view online resources and learning activities created by lecturers, access course materials via Blackboard, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account.
Educational software, the Learning Hub, resources and printers are accessible on campus via the RMIT wireless network using your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or via computer facilities on-campus. You will be able to access the same software from home using myDesktop.
Find out more about student computing at RMIT.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral presentations, group projects, research projects and practical assignments.
You will have the opportunity to directly apply your academic skills to a work context in work-integrated learning courses like Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Management and Negotiation and Advocacy Skills.
These courses may involve interaction and feedback from industry, the community, clients and/or practitioners. They are designed to develop your work-ready capabilities and your ability to analyse and manage information and contexts, resolve problems and communicate effectively in your future business career.
Other work-connected and industry-relevant options include:
Working in a student team as part of the Fastrack Innovation Program. In this elective course you will work with mentors to develop and present a solution to a real problem. This form of fast-prototyping is designed to tap into fresh thinking from RMIT students.
Business Internship electives where you take up a position for one or two days per week for one semester. These positions are normally unpaid and are designed to develop your soft skills and increase your overall employability upon graduation.
Guiding the development of the College of Business, both nationally and internationally, is an Industry Advisory Board of high-profile executives chaired by Gerhard Vorster, Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte. The Board creates a strategic bridge between the latest in technology and design thinking and business.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
You will gain the ability and confidence to exercise strong ethical judgment in the areas of employment relations, industrial relations, OHS, negotiation and advocacy, strategic management, and the management of human resources and human performance. The flexibility to select courses from business or other disciplines prepares you for a career in a range of industries.
Professional recognition and accreditation
The Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).
Students enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) are eligible for student membership of AHRI. Graduates are eligible to apply for graduate or professional membership.
Completing a global mobility program can help you to stand out in the job market.
In most cases you can gain credit points towards your studies while experiencing another culture and teaching style overseas.
Global mobility options available for this program include:
- Global intensives
- First Year Study Tour
- Study abroad
- Student exchange
- Cooperative Education Program international industry placements
- RMIT International Industry Experience and Research Program (RIIERP)
- Global Entrepreneurship and Internship Program (GEIP).
Find out more about international opportunities in the College of Business.
Program and course information
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