What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Business is informed by the latest business research and employer feedback, and your final year includes invaluable workplace experience, an applied project or a new business venture. You learn from leading academics at an internationally accredited business school – we’re among an elite group of 5% of business schools worldwide accredited by AACSB International.

Interested in diversity and organisational culture, and want to influence people at all levels of an organisation? Study human resources and employment relations as part of the Bachelor of Business degree.

Human resources professionals are the oil between management and employees, ensuring that staff are productive, safe and developing as valued and skilled workers. Careers in human resources and employment relations encompass planning, recruitment, learning and development, health and safety, commercial law and employer/employee relations. A key aspect of this work is change management, as companies are constantly adapting to and influencing the environment in which they operate.

Key features

  • Key areas for any organisation
  • Can open up a wide range of career opportunities
  • Valuable workplace experience in an organisation of your choice

Career opportunities

  • Employment relations specialist
  • Human resource manager
  • Industry training advisor
  • Recruitment consultant
  • Talent manager
  • Health and safety manager

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$31,890.00 (US$ 20,496) per year
This fees is for 1st year only

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 February 2020

Venue

Auckland University of Technology

AUT City Campus,

55 Wellesley Street East,

AUCKLAND,

Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$31,890.00 (US$ 20,496) per year
This fees is for 1st year only

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 February 2020

Venue

AUT South Campus

MB Building,

640 Great South Road,

AUCKLAND,

Manukau,

2025, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Equivalent to New Zealand Year 13. English Language Requirements: IELTS score 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; TOEFL iBT score 80; Minimum overall score of 52 in CAE prior to 2015 or a score of 169 in CAE from 2015; or a score of 50 in Pearson (PTE); or B/B+ in Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS); or grade B in GIE.

For international students

All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.

English Language requirements:

Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 80; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with B/B+ grade; GIE with B grade; CAE minimum overall score of 169; PTE minimum overall score of 50.

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Pathways options

Offered by this university

Auckland University of Technology offers below pathways course for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Georgian College
  • Taylors College Auckland
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About this uni

Having been accredited by AACSB International, the AUT Business School is among an elite group of 5% of business schools worldwide.

  • Based in the heart of Auckland City
  • Offers career-oriented, research-led business education
  • Friendly, welcoming study environment
  • Graduate employment rate- amongst the highest in NZ