Honours Overview

Description

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

Courses

Honours in Human Resource Management can be taken as a specialisation in the following degrees:

No study plans found for this course. See study plans for more information.

Units

Key to availability of units:
S1
Semester 1
S2
Semester 2
NS
non-standard teaching period
Take all units (48 points):
AvailabilityUnit codeUnit nameUnit requirements
S1BUSN4401Qualitative Business Research Methods
Prerequisites
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 Methods
Prerequisites
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 Seminar
Prerequisites
enrolment in
the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1, S2HRMT4485Dissertation (Human Resource Management) Part 1
Prerequisites
enrolment in
the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1, S2HRMT4486Dissertation (Human Resource Management) Part 2
Prerequisites
enrolment in
the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1, S2HRMT4487Dissertation (Human Resource Management) Part 3
Prerequisites
enrolment in
the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1, S2HRMT4488Dissertation (Human Resource Management) Part 4
Prerequisites
enrolment in
the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
NSSOCS4100Social Sciences Research Skills
Prerequisites
Enrolment in
any Honours Programme
or a Masters dissertation project.
Students must chose a broad topic for their research project and identify a UWA staff member to supervise their research project prior to enrolling.
Incompatibility
COMM4101 Concepts in Communication, COMM7481 Honours Seminar 1 (Communication Studies)