What will I learn?

Manage people effectively by understanding how they think and behave

To manage staff properly, you need to understand them. This degree gives you a deep practical understanding of how people work, and how to create a business environment conducive to individual success. You’ll gain a strong foundation in the fundamentals of business, with a focus on human resource management, including areas such as workplace relations, staffing and remuneration, training and development, leadership and team dynamics, and managing organisational change. You’ll also learn about human behaviour and cognitive, social, physiological and intercultural psychologies.

In this degree you will:

  • Develop specialist skills through your understanding of the key areas of human resource management
  • Gain practical experience in the human resources sector through an elective internship
  • Learn fundamentals of business such as economics, management, marketing, research methods, accounting and informatics
  • Participate in paid research assistant work relating to psychology in your second or third year of study

Career opportunities

  • Human resource management
  • Recruitment
  • Staff development and training
  • Employment relations
  • Change management
  • Organisational development
  • Health and education services
  • Disability services
  • Community work

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Creative Industries

CRICOS

101884

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,400.00 (14,30,119) per year
Estimated Total Tuition Fee: AUD $1,05,600
Start date

Expected July 2022

Venue

University of the Sunshine Coast

90 Sippy Downs Drive,

SIPPY DOWNS,

Queensland,

4556, SUNSHINE COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have One of the following: US High School Certificate + SAT scores, or SAT + AP scores, or ACT scores, or High School Diploma and AP. Students must have completed a minimum level of education similar to successful completion of Australian Year 12 with good grades. English Language Requirements accepted: IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Paper-based: Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; TOEFL: Internet-based: Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; Pearson Test of English: Overall score of 50 with no communicative score less than 50; CAE/CPE: Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR): 3 in all four skill areas; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC): Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2: Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3: Successful completion.

For international students

You must:

be at least 17 years of age, or have completed Year 12 or equivalent

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Internet-based - Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; TOEFL: Paper-based - Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; Pearson Test of English - Overall score of 50 with no sub score less than 50; CAE/CPE (results after Jan 2015) - Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR) - 3 in all four skill areas; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 - Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3 - Successful completion; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) - Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

University of the Sunshine Coast offers below pathways course for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Australian Pacific College
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