Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)

If you’re naturally a people-person and strive to be a leader within a business, an online degree in human resources might be for you.

Our Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) gives you the ability to champion success strategies to ensure your business has a solid foundation. Understand how to contribute to a diverse and equitable workplace, while building on your knowledge of general business study and skills.

The School of Business is accredited with the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) for online delivery of the Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management).

The School of Business has been awarded AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation for its excellence in business education. This accreditation is the result of an extensive self-review and an international peer evaluation against rigorous criteria and standards for quality academic and professional excellence.

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Feb, May, Sep




3 years full time  or part time equivalent



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Entry Criteria

Entry criteria

There are many ways you can gain entry into a degree through Western Sydney University Online. We accept any one of the following, provided you meet the minimum requirements relating to that criteria:

  • Cert IV, in any field
  • Completion or partial completion of tertiary study
  • Work experience, in any industry (assessed on a case by case basis)
  • Completion of Year 12 HSC (or equivalent), with a minimum required ATAR
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

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Course Subjects

You can study full time, part time, or at an accelerated pace and adjust your study load every teaching period, depending what is happening in your life at the time.
Choose between one and four subjects every teaching period, factoring in approximately ten hours of study per week and subject.

Some subjects in this course assume a knowledge of HSC mathematics (Mathematics 2 Subject and/or Mathematics Extension 1 is desirable).

Common business subjects.

Financing Enterprises

Enterprise Leadership

Enterprise Law

Enterprise Innovation and Markets

HRM subjects.

Managing People at Work

Enterprise Industrial Relations

Human Resource Development

International Human Resource Management

Reward and Performance Management

Negotiation, Bargaining and Advocacy

People, Work, Society

Human Resource and Industrial Relations Strategy

Professional subjects

Managing and Developing Careers

Management Analytics

Innovation and Professional Practice

Processes and Evaluation in Employment Relations

You can choose any 8 electives to customise your degree with some of your other interests.


We are here to support you when you need it. Our dedicated support team are available over the phone or online seven days a week to answer all your questions. From technical support through to academic questions, we have the tools and people to make your study journey achievable and enjoyable.

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Career Opportunities

Human Resource Manager

Coordinate the recruitment and administrative functions of a business.

Workforce Planner

Align the needs of a business with those of the people who work there.

Employment Relations Manager

Oversee a range of activities connecting employee policies with a company.

Culture Analyst

Provide a leadership team with actionable insights to improve workplace culture.

Learning at Western Sydney University Online

A unique opportunity

Our Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) is a degree from a university ranked among the top 2% in the world. Unique in its scope and course content, this degree is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute.

Your business network

At Western Sydney University Online, you will join an online community of business enthusiasts. Taught by specially trained online coaches, this degree has been designed to help you kick-start your career in human resources. The connections you make could be the next step to a job or business opportunity.

Learning that suits you

Our flexible approach to learning means you can log on and learn any time that suits you. When you study online with us, you will be the master of your own schedule in an innovative online classroom.