Not offered in 2021
The Bachelor of Business (Advanced Leadership and Human Resource Management) requires the completion of 108 units with a grade of P or better or NGP in each topic and the maintenance of a GPA of at least 5.5. The course can be completed in three years of full-time study (or the equivalent part-time).
The course is offered by the College of Business, Government and Law.
The minimum requirements for consideration for entry to all undergraduate courses are specified in detail in the University Entry Requirements.
This course provides students with the opportunity to develop broad knowledge and competencies to facilitate careers in business-related fields. Students will be encouraged and supported to develop transferable interpersonal and professional capabilities, including the capability to be reflective, self-evaluating and critically engaged as well as to lead and manage people and projects. There is a particular focus on application of human resources management knowledge, competencies and capabilities to authentic workplace experiences and projects, and diverse and global business/organisational contexts. Students will apply their human resources management knowledge and competencies to a broad range of business/organisational practices including systems and processes, planning, production, operations and the use of current and emerging data and analytical practices.
Students successfully completing this course will be able to:
- critically apply broad theoretical and technical accounting, finance, economic, marketing and management knowledge and skills to inform strategic and operational human resources planning and management
- analyse leadership and management practices and decisions relating to human resources management using theoretical and technical knowledge of regulatory, governance, compliance and legal requirements
- apply theoretical knowledge, technical competencies and critical judgement to provide solutions to routine human resources management and leadership problems
- explain the impact of socially responsible, ethical, economic, regulatory, sustainability, governance and global perspectives on human resources management and leadership planning and practices
- communicate technical advice and ideas to specialists and non-specialists, in written and spoken forms
- manage time, self and tasks effectively as an individual and to collaborate with a diverse team
- use computer-based information systems or applications to solve or document business problems
Program of Study
To qualify for the Bachelor of Business (Advanced Leadership and Human Resource Management) a student must complete 108 units with a grade of P or better or NGP in each topic and maintain a GPA of at least 5.5. Students who have a GPA below 5.5 at the end of two consecutive semesters will be supported to transfer to the Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management). This must include:
- 63 units of core topics
- a 45 unit specialisation
Not all topics are necessarily available in a given year.
Except with the permission of the Dean (Education), the course must be completed within ten consecutive years. Failure to do so may constitute evidence of unsatisfactory progress. Where permission is given to complete in more than ten consecutive years, there may be a requirement for additional coursework in order to ensure relevant and up-to-date knowledge.
Core - Year 1 topics
31.5 units comprising:
BUSN1009 Quantitative Methods (4.5 units)
BUSN1011 Accounting for Managers (4.5 units)
BUSN1012 Management, People and Organisations (4.5 units)
BUSN1013 Economics for Business (4.5 units)
BUSN1019 Law for Business (4.5 units)
BUSN1022 Marketing Principles (4.5 units)
BUSN2038 Human Resource Management (4.5 units)
Specialisation - Human Resource Management - Year 1 topics
4.5 units comprising:
BUSN1021 Organisational Behaviour (4.5 units)
Core - Year 2 topics
13.5 units comprising:
BUSN2019 International Business Context (4.5 units)
BUSN2034 Interpersonal Skills for Professionals (4.5 units)
BUSN3052 Leadership in Business and Society (4.5 units)
Specialisation - Human Resource Management - Year 2 topics
22.5 units comprising:
BUSN2030 Training and Development (4.5 units)
BUSN2032 Recruitment and Selection (4.5 units)
BUSN2044 Managing Diversity (4.5 units)
BUSN3032 Reward and Performance Management (4.5 units)
BUSN3033 Work Health and Safety (4.5 units)
Core - Year 3 topics
18 units comprising:
BUSN3044 Industry Placement (4.5 units)
BUSN3055 Strategic Management (4.5 units)
BUSN3061A Industry Project (9 units)
Specialisation - Human Resource Management - Year 3 topics
18 units comprising:
BUSN3035 Employee Relations (4.5 units)
BUSN3050 International Human Resource Management (4.5 units)
BUSN3059 Human Resource Strategy and Change Management (4.5 units)
LLAW3253 Labour Law (4.5 units)
The requirements of the Bachelor of Business (Advanced Leadership) (Honours) are the same as those for the Bachelor of Business (Honours).