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Human Resource Management overview

Studying Human Resource Management at UniSQ will give you the skills to guide, motivate and support employees to improve business efficiency, within a leadership role. From organisation behaviour and management, workforce design, risk mitigation to work health and safety, you’ll be able to follow your passion with our varied range of human resources courses.

When you study human resources at UniSQ, we provide you with a stepping stone for a varied career in human resources. That’s why the Human Resource Management major in UniSQ's Bachelor of Business is accredited with the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and satisfies the educational requirements for professional membership of AHRI. You won’t find a more supportive, inclusive, and flexible human resources degree in Australia.

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What is human resource management?

Human resource management involves managing people in an organisation. It includes things such as recruiting, hiring, training, and development. Human resource management plays a big role in business and management and helps to ensure that employees are productive and happy in their work.

Why study human resource management?

Human resources degrees at UniSQ are multifaceted. When you study human resources, you are creating an effective stepping stone into a career that spans many fields and industries. From people development, career counselling, recruitment management, to industrial relations management, you’ll be given a strong foundation to follow a rewarding career in human resource management.

What are the pathways to entry for a human resources degree?

At UniSQ, we know that everyone has a different path to university, so we offer many pathways to studying human resource management. Whether you just graduated year 12, have taken a break from study, or have VET, TAFE, or other relevant qualifications, we can guide you through the process to end up in your dream career. Browse our pathway program for more information.

How do I know which course is right for me?

The best place to start is to find what you’re passionate about. It’s good to think about the career path you want to follow so you can tailor your studying experience accordingly. At the end of the day, we are here to help! Get in touch with us to get more support and guidance in choosing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree today.

What can you do with a human resources degree?

At UniSQ, we’re proud to help pave the way for the future of human resource management. Whether you study on campus or undertake human resources courses online in Australia, you’ll be part of a diverse and supportive community that wants to see you succeed. There are a number of career prospects available once you complete a human resources degree including:

  • Human resources director
  • Organisational development director
  • Compensation and benefits director
  • Industrial relations director
  • Employment relations manager
  • Workplace health and safety manager
  • People development
  • Recruitment manager
  • Career counsellor
  • Safety and welfare coordinator.

You won’t find a more rewarding place to study human resources in Australia than UniSQ.

Why study human resource management with UniSQ?

UniSQ believes in fostering the passion of students in an inclusive, supportive and flexible environment. Whether you want to learn on campus or undertake human resource management courses online in Australia, you have the freedom to create a tailor-made learning experience for yourself. We pride ourselves on giving students access to industry-leading tools, knowledge and teachers. At UniSQ, you’ll be able to carve the beginning of your journey and pursue your dream career path.

  • We received five out of five stars for Business and Management graduates in full-time employment (Good Universities Guide, 2023).
  • Become a professional member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) with UniSQ's Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) qualification.

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