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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics


Human resource management is the study of managing people within the employer/employee relationship. It covers strategies and activities that enable people to fulfil their needs in the work environment while achieving the organisation's strategic business objectives.


To complete the Human resource management major in the Bachelor of Business, students must complete:

(a.) The following six units (36 points):

  • MGF1010 Introduction to management
  • MGF2341 Managing employee relations
  • MGF2661 Human resource management
  • MGF3430 International human resource management
  • MGF3881 Current issues in human resource management
  • MGX3441 Human resource strategy

(b.) two units (12 points) from the following list:

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Relevant Courses

Single degrees

  • 3806 Bachelor of Business

Double degrees

  • 3819 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 4503 Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Business