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Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)

  • Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    3 years full-time

  • Start date:

    Enquire now, for start dates!

  • Awarded by:

    Western Sydney University Online

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Human Resources Manager | Workforce Planner | Employment Relations Manager | Culture Analyst | View all

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Course Rundown

About this course

The Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management), offered by Western Sydney University Online, prepares students to pursue careers in the human resources sector of a variety of business settings.

Throughout this comprehensive course, you'll build a foundation of general business knowledge and skills while discovering how to contribute to a diverse and equitable workplace. You'll learn how to manage people and approach issues from a stakeholder's perspective; negotiation and advocacy practices for the workplace; foster career progression; and manage people's learning and development in the workplace.

Delivered entirely online by specially trained coaches, this degree embraces a flexible approach to learning and is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Hold a Cert III or Cert IV, in any field; OR
  • Completion or partial completion of tertiary study; OR
  • Work experience, in any industry; OR
  • Completion of Year 12 HSC (or equivalent), with a minimum required ATAR; OR
  • Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC); OR
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT).

Areas of study

In this human resources course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Enterprise Law
  • Managing People at Work
  • Enterprise Innovation and Markets
  • Enterprise Leadership
  • Financing Enterprises
  • Management Analytics
  • Enterprise Industrial Relations
  • Human Resource Development
  • Managing and Developing Careers
  • Human Resource and Industrial Relations Strategy
  • Innovation and Professional Practice
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Negotiation, Bargaining and Advocacy
  • People, Work, Society
  • Processes and Evaluation in Employment Relations
  • Reward and Performance Management
Western Sydney University Online Start your study journey with Western Sydney University Online and gain the same online degree in business, social science, human resources, marketing and more as you would on campus.

Enjoy an advanced digital learning environment that’s has been created with your needs in mind. Begin your course at a time that’s convenient for you, and log on and learn at a time and place that suits you.

Western Sydney University have a reputation for excellence, so you can be proud to graduate with a degree that comes from a uni ranked in the top 2% globally!
When you join Western Sydney University Online you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during you studies.

Chat to a student advisor online or over the phone any day of the week, reach out to specially trained online learning advisors, gain access to online assignment assistance and ensure your work is always on the right track, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Business (Human Resources Management) from Western Sydney University Online.

Graduates are prepared to pursue specialised human resources roles in a range of business contexts, including HR management, workforce planning, employee relations and workplace culture analysis.

Curious about where a career in human resources could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Workforce Planner
  • Employment Relations Manager
  • Culture Analyst

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

Alternatively, you can pay your course fees upfront.

You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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