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Human Resources Management (BBus)

  • B1367BACHELOR OF BUSINESS

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Title Human Resources Management (BBus)
Course Code B1367
Study Level Bachelor (Undergraduate)
Organisational Unit Business
Academic Contacts

Academic Chair: Mr John Murphy | Email: j.murphy@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 7515

Qualification Bachelor of Business (BBus) in Human Resources Management
Duration 3 years available both full-time and part-time
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Description The major in Human Resources Management (HRM) will enable students to develop
the knowledge and skills to support, motivate and lead employees to improve
business effectiveness. Students will learn how to attract, develop, motivate and
retain people in different ways to meet different organisational requirements. They
will graduate with a major in HRM which opens the door to employability options
that include; Human Resource Advisor, Human Resource Coordinator, Recruitment
Consultant, or Management Consultant.
A Bachelor of Business provides a broad understanding of individual, organisational and societal issues. You will have the practical skills to identify business opportunities, analyse problems and implement solutions and you will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of business principles across key functional areas. You will have depth of knowledge in one or more business disciplines: accounting, banking, business law, finance, hospitality and tourism management, human resources management, international business, management and marketing.
Major Learning Outcomes MLO1: Demonstrate knowledge of Human Resources Management
MLO2: Apply Human Resource Management knowledge in practical
contexts
MLO3: Exhibit effective communication and interpersonal skills
MLO4: Evaluate Human Resource Management issues and problems and
develop evidence-based conclusions
MLO5: Demonstrate the capability to engage in lifelong learning
MLO6: Display the capability to think across cultures and contexts
MLO7: Integrate knowledge of ethical issues into professional practice
Course Learning Outcomes CLO1: Demonstrate knowledge of cognate discipline
CLO2: Apply discipline knowledge in practical contexts (e.g. workplace)
CLO3: Exhibit effective interpersonal skills appropriate to the context
CLO4: Evaluate issues and problems and structure evidence-based conclusions
CLO5: Employ learning strategies that demonstrate intentional learning
CLO6: Display the capability to think across contexts
CLO7: Integrate knowledge of ethical issues into professional practice
Employment Prospects All sectors of industry, for profit, non-profit, and government organisations.
Recommended Double Majors Accounting; Banking; Business Law; Finance; Global Business and Politics; Hospitality and Tourism Management; International Business; Marketing
Excluded Double Majors Human Resources Management
Excluded Minors Human Resources Management
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 72 credit points

Where a course core unit is listed in a major structure, an elective unit may be required. Please contact your Student Advisor for further advice.

Year 1 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

MSP100 Career Learning: Managing Your Career - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

Core Units - 15 credit points

BUS123 Management in a Global Environment - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS124 Global Marketing - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS163 Introduction to Accounting - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS171 Foundations of Economics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BSL165 Foundations of Business Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Major Units - 6 credit points

Refer to Major structure - Major List below

Year 2 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

MSP200 Building Enterprise Skills - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

OR

MSP201 Real World Learning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-external, W-external, Y-external

Major Units - 9 credit points

Refer to Major structure - Major List below

Options - 12 credit points

Major 2/Co-major/Minor/General Electives

Year 3 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

MSP200 Building Enterprise Skills - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

OR

MSP201 Real World Learning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-external, W-external, Y-external

Major Units - 9 credit points

Refer to Major structure - Major List below

Options - 12 credit points

Major 2/Co-major/Minor/General Electives

Major List

Accounting Major
Banking Major
Business Law Major
Finance Major
Global Business and Politics Major
Hospitality and Tourism Management Major
Human Resources Management Major
International Business Major
Management Major
Marketing Major

Major Structure - 24 credit points

Core Units - 24 credit points

BUS123 Management in a Global Environment - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BSL202 Workplace Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

BUS293 Organisational Theory and Behaviour - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS226 Talent Acquisition - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS230 Change Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

BUS332 Employment Relations - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS340 Advanced Human Resource Perspectives - 3 points
Not available this year

BUS334 Business Analytics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

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