Monash University

Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2014 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any 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
Campus(es)Caulfield, Gippsland


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


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 individual needs in the work environment as well as achieve the organisation's strategic business objectives.


All students complete the requirements as outlined below for the degree in which they are enrolled.

Bachelor of Business

To complete the human resource management major in the Bachelor of Business or related double degrees, 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:

  • BTF2991 Employment law
  • MGF2111 Organisational behaviour
  • MGF2511 Managing quality, innovation and knowledge
  • MGF3361 Workplace learning and performance management
  • MGF3420 Human resource development
  • MGF3450 Managing conflict
  • MGF3621 Organisational change
  • MGX3991 Leadership principles and practices

Bachelor of Business and Commerce - Gippsland

To complete the human resource management major in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce or related double degrees, students must complete:

(a.) The following two units (12 points):

  • MGG1010 Introduction to management
  • MGG2430 Human resource management

(b.) Six of the following units (36 points):

  • ECG2141 Economics of labour markets
  • MGG2230 Organisational behaviour
  • MGG2322 Recruitment and selection
  • MGG2323 Employment relations
  • MGG3130 Organisational change and development
  • MGG3430 International human resource management

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Relevant courses

Single degrees

  • 3806 Bachelor of Business
  • 2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Double degrees

  • 4098 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business
  • 3819 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 4503 Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Business
  • 4426 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Business