Human Resource Management prepares you to play a pivotal role in the success of any organisation - become the person who recruits, develops and trains employees to get the best results. If you're organised, enjoy problem-solving, meeting new people and work well in teams, then HR may be the right career for you.

Human Resource Management is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Business (BBus) and Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours (BMS(Hons))[1]. Human Resource Management may also be included as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.

To complete Human Resource Management as a single major for the BBus, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Human Resource Management, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete STMGT101, LEADR101; HRMGT202, HRMGT203, LEADR202, HRMGT302 and HRMGT303, 15 points from HRMGT300, HRMGT304 or LEADR302, and one of WSOMM396 or WSOMM399.

To complete Human Resource Management as part of a double major for the BBus or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Human Resource Management, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete STMGT101, LEADR101, HRMGT202, HRMGT203, LEADR202, HRMGT302, HRMGT303. Remaining papers for the major can be taken from HRMGT300, HRMGT304 or LEADR302.

To complete a minor in Human Resource Management, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Human Resource Management major, including at least 30 points above 100 level. Students must complete STMGT101.

NOTES:

[1] There will be no new enrolments into the BMS(Hons) from 2024. Students who commenced a BMS(Hons) in 2023 or prior should contact the Waikato Management School for programme advice.

Other qualifications

Prescriptions for:

Human Resource Management papers

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Code and paper title Points
LCOMM101 Introduction to Leadership Communication right arrow

By showing how to lead through improving communication, understanding who we are, and collaborating for problem-solving, this course provides a...

15 No occurrences
LEADR101 Introduction to Leadership right arrow

By showing how to lead through improving communication, understanding who we are, and collaborating for problem-solving, this course provides a...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) & 24G (Online) & 24X (Secondary School - Unistart)
STMGT101 Introduction to Management right arrow

Managing in organisations, small and large, in changing local and international business environments requires knowledge, skills, and abilities of...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga) & 24W (Hamilton Waikato College) & 24X (Hamilton Waikato College) & 24X (Hangzhou City University, Hangzhou China)
Code and paper title Points
HRMGT202 Human Resource Management right arrow

Employees can be challenging. This paper uses the latest HRM research and practice to examine how employees are acquired, managed, accommodated...

15 24A (Hamilton)
HRMGT203 Remuneration and Reward right arrow

This paper provides students an understanding of a range of pay practices and how and when each of these can influence employee behaviour and human...

15 24B (Hamilton)
LCOMM202 Leadership and Facilitation right arrow

This paper covers the core concepts of interpersonal communication and equips students with skills to lead and facilitate effective communication in...

15 No occurrences
LEADR202 Leadership and Facilitation right arrow

This paper covers the core concepts of interpersonal communication and equips students with skills to lead and facilitate effective communication in...

15 24B (Hamilton)
Code and paper title Points
HRMGT300 Women and Management right arrow

This paper analyses: 1) women's different employment experiences and career outcomes, 2) the implications of gendered employment outcomes, and 3...

15 24G (Hamilton)
HRMGT302 Human Resource Management in Legal Context right arrow

This paper addresses the role of employment law in human resource management. A case-oriented approach is taken to equip management practitioners...

15 24A (Hamilton)
HRMGT303 Strategic Human Resource Management right arrow

This paper teaches students how HR practices can be combined to influence human capital and/or employee behaviour to improve an organisation's...

15 24B (Hamilton)
HRMGT304 Human Resource Management of Diversity and Inclusion right arrow

New Zealand's workforce demographic profile has changed significantly due to an ageing workforce, women entering paid employment, and immigration...

15 24B (Hamilton)
LCOMM302 Conflict and Negotiation right arrow

This paper provides a foundation in conflict management in a variety of contexts and provides students with skills in leading negotiations in...

15 No occurrences
LEADR302 Conflict and Negotiation right arrow

This paper provides a foundation in conflict management in a variety of contexts and provides students with skills in leading negotiations in...

15 24A (Hamilton)
WSOMM396 Management Internship right arrow

The Management Internship provides students with the opportunity to apply their management discipline-based knowledge to an authentic project within...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga) & 24C (Hamilton) & 24C (Tauranga)
WSOMM399 Report of an Investigation right arrow

This paper offers students the opportunity to complete a directed investigation of an approved topic relevant to an organisation or industry and in...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
Code and paper title Points
BUSAN543 Applied Business Analytics right arrow

This paper enables students to understand applied business analytics including data management and analytics tools, develop critical thinking skills...

30 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online)
HRMGT502 Career Management and Development right arrow

Career Management and Development explores the government, organisations and individual issues embedded in the study and practice of career. Students...

30 24B (Hamilton)
HRMGT503 Human Resource Management Theory right arrow

This paper provides students with the opportunity to evaluate and discuss the latest research in human resource management strategy. This focus is on...

30 24A (Hamilton)
HRMGT591 Human Resource Management Dissertation right arrow

A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.

30 24X (Hamilton)
HRMGT592 Human Resource Management Dissertation right arrow

A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.

60 24X (Hamilton)
HRMGT593 Human Resource Management Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

90 24X (Hamilton)
HRMGT594 Human Resource Management Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

120 24X (Hamilton)
STMGT505 Strategy and Organisational Theory right arrow

Good theory is the foundation of good practice. This paper discusses and critiques the most important theories of strategy and organisation.

30 24B (Hamilton)
Code and paper title Points
HRMGT800 Human Resource Management MPhil Thesis right arrow

120 24X (Hamilton)
Code and paper title Points
HRMGT900 Human Resource Management PhD Thesis right arrow

120 24I (Hamilton) & 24J (Hamilton) & 24K (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
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