Dip - Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management as a subject
There will be no new enrolments in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management in 2020.
A diploma is a short-term study option that can help pave your way to future success.
Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management at Waikato prepares you to play the important role of managing people's work and their environment. You'll be ready for a career in employment relations, human resources, workplace change and education and training.
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- Employment Court Official
- Human Capital Development Strategist
- Human Resource Manager, Adviser or Officer
- Industrial Relations Mediator or Facilitator
- Payroll Manager or Administrator
Papers available within Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management
Prescriptions for the GradCert(IR&HRM) and GradDip(IR&HRM)
A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management at an advanced level in their first degree. Each programme of study for the Graduate Certificate must include WKEMP201 and HRMGT306. Each programme of study for the Graduate Diploma must include WKEMP201, EDSOC202, HRMGT306 and WKEMP300.
For further details, contact the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Office.
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IR&HRM is available as a major for the BSocSc.
IR&HRM is available as a major for the BSocSc. IR&HRM may also be taken as a second major or as a supporting subject within other undergraduate degrees, subject to academic approval of the Faculty or School of Studies in which the student is enrolled.
To complete a major in IR&HRM, students must gain 120 points above 100 level in IR&HRM, comprising HRMG241, LBST201, PCSS231, HRMG342, LBST331, and one of HRMG343, HRMG374, LBST301, PCSS330 or PSYC317. It is recommended that students intending to major in IR&HRM include LBST101, SOCY101 and STMG191 in the first year of their programme of study in order to meet prerequisites for study at 200 and 300 levels. It is also recommended that students complete a supporting subject in Education Studies, Labour Studies or Psychology, or a second major in another social science subject.
To complete a supporting subject in IR&HRM, students must include LBST201 and HRMG342.
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