UWA Handbook 2017

Honours course

Honours in Human Resource Management

Honours in Human Resource Management provides you with foundation research training in human resources or employment relations at an international standard. Honours graduates will have the skills needed to plan and conduct research to investigate problems in these areas in organisations. You will apply a number of current advanced methods for research and analysis, and be able to develop your knowledge and skills further. Upon completion of this degree you will be ready to enter an organisation or postgraduate research degree, such as the PhD, in the area of human resources or employment relations.

Outcomes: Students are able to (1) demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of the underlying principles and concepts in human resource management; (2) demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods; (3) apply advanced human resource management knowledge to solve complex problems; and (4) communicate effectively and succinctly the results of human resource management research.

Entry requirements: the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 75 per cent in the Level 3 units in the Human Resource Management major.

Intake periods: Beginning of year only

Honours sequence

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2
Take all units (48 points):
AvailabilityUnit codeUnitĀ nameĀ Unit rules
S1BUSN4401Qualitative Business Research MethodsPrerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1BUSN4402Quantitative Business Research MethodsPrerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) or a Doctor of Philosophy in a relevant area
S1BUSN4403Business Research MethodologyPrerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) or a Doctor of Philosophy in a relevant area
S2HRMT4401Special Topics in Human Resource Management SeminarPrerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1, S2HRMT4485Dissertation (Human Resource Management) Part 1Prerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1, S2HRMT4486Dissertation (Human Resource Management) Part 2Prerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1, S2HRMT4487Dissertation (Human Resource Management) Part 3Prerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1, S2HRMT4488Dissertation (Human Resource Management) Part 4Prerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)