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Bachelor of Business (from 2023) (Human Resource Management)

Bachelor of Business (from 2023) (Human Resource Management) (BBIZ)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 2 years full-time (accelerated), 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Start
  • Feb, Jul, Nov
Notes: This new degree starts from February 2023 (Semester 1).
CRICOS code registration is pending and offers will not be issued to International students wanting to study on-campus until CRICOS endorsement is granted.

Overview

  • It is increasingly challenging to recruit, retain and develop top talent as work environments become more diverse and place greater emphasis on work-life balance. 
  • Become a leading workplace specialist with UniSQ’s Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) and learn to develop people and culture strategies that contribute value to an organisation’s mission, goals, and bottom line. 
  • Study your HR courses online from wherever and whenever it suits you or at our Toowoomba or Springfield campus.
  • Your studies cover workforce design and navigating employment relations, supporting employee performance and influencing change.
  • Connect with industry partners and work on real-life issues and case studies as well as a group project in your final year of study.
  • You can complete this degree in two years with our accelerated pathway option, by studying four courses every trimester in six consecutive trimesters. There is also the option to study full-time over three years or study part-time over six years.

Further study

If you’re interested in postgraduate study, you can go on to study the Master of Business Administration (MBA) or the Master of Business (provided that you meet all the entry requirements).

Professional accreditation

UniSQ is seeking accreditation for the Human Resource Management major by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). Upon accreditation approval, this major will satisfy the educational requirements for professional membership of AHRI.

Career outcomes

  • As a graduate from the HRM major, you will have the skills and knowledge to strategically influence organisational policies and processes that support the vision of the business.
  • Graduates can find job opportunities in private consultancy services related to all aspects of human resources, in addition to advocacy work with industrial relations consultancies, unions, and industry and employer associations.
  • Graduates also have the potential to achieve senior and executive level positions such as human resources director, organisational development director, compensation and benefits director, industrial relations director, recruitment manager, career counsellor, safety and welfare coordinator.
 

Entry requirements

Find the entry requirements most relevant to you.

Pre-requisites

  • Have achieved a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 62.70, or equivalent qualification.

To study this degree we also assume you have sound knowledge in:

  • English (Units 3 & 4, C), and
  • General Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).

We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to a grade C or higher in Units 3 and 4 at high school level (typically studied in Year 12). Find out more about assumed knowledge.

Further admission information

Adjustments are additional points given in certain circumstances that may increase your Rank. Find out if you qualify for any adjustment factor pathways such as educational disadvantage where you live, and subjects you passed. 

Tafe (VET) qualification

If you have completed a qualification from a TAFE or qualified private provider, you may be able to use these qualifications to meet UniSQ's entry requirements.

Work and life experience

You may be able to use your work experience and other adjustment factors to increase your selection rank and meet UniSQ's entry requirements.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

If you identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent you may be eligible to enter the Indigenous Higher Education (IHEPP) program.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 24 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 8
Human Resource Management major 8
1 x second 8-unit major 
or 2 x 4-unit minors
or 1 x 4-unit minor plus 4 x electives
8
Total 24

Double degrees

You may like to study the Bachelor of Business as part of a double degree to give you the flexibility tailor your degree to your ambition.

  • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this degree are:

Study Mode Cost
Commonwealth supported

The Federal Government contributes to the cost of your course and you need to pay a student contribution.

AUD 14630
Domestic full fee paying

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 23200

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2022. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level. Find out if you are eligible for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships

At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Apply via QTAC

Apply via QTAC (Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre) if you:

  • have never studied with UniSQ before, or
  • are a Year 12 student, or
  • want to transfer to UniSQ from another university.

Please use the following QTAC codes to apply:

Study mode QTAC codes
Toowoomba 904121
Springfield 924121
Online 904125

Copy your QTAC code and continue through to the QTAC website to complete your application.

Apply through QTAC

If you are applying via QTAC, please check our application closing dates.

Apply directly to UniSQ

You may be able to apply directly to UniSQ if you:

  • are a current or previous UniSQ student returning to study with complete or incomplete qualifications (excluding Head Start students), or
  • have recently graduated from TAFE.
Applications for Semester 1, 2 and 3 2023 are now open.

Further information

Discover further information on applying to study at UniSQ that is relevant to you.

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