Human Resource Management (2024)

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.


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  • Prescriptions for the GradCert(HRM) and GradDip(HRM)

    A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Human Resource Management at an advanced level in their first degree. The qualification regulations define the subject requirements for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma. There are no specified papers that must be included for these programmes.

  • Prescriptions for the PGCert(HRM), PGDip(HRM), BBus(Hons) and MMS

    The qualification regulations define the subject requirements for the BBus(Hons), PGCert(HRM)), PGDip(HRM)) and MMS. There are no specified subject papers that must be included for the BBus(Hons) and PGCert(HRM) programmes.

    PGDip(HRM) students must complete HRMGT503.

    MMS students must complete HRMGT503, MNMGT581, and one of HRMGT591, HRMGT592, HRMGT593 or HRMGT594. Students taking the 120 point MMS are required to complete at least 60 points from the papers listed for the subject. Students taking the 180 point MMS are required to complete at least 120 points from the papers listed for the subject.

  • Prescriptions for the MPhil

    The Master of Philosophy is a one year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.

  • Prescriptions for the PhD

    The Doctor of Philosophy is a three year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.

  • 100 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    LCOMM101Introduction to Leadership Communication15.0No occurrences
    By showing how to lead through improving communication, understanding who we are, and collaborating for problem-solving, this course provides a repertoire of skills relevant to personal, family, and organisational success.
    LEADR101Introduction to Leadership15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24G (Online) & 24X (Secondary School - Unistart)
    By showing how to lead through improving communication, understanding who we are, and collaborating for problem-solving, this course provides a repertoire of skills relevant to personal, family, and organisational success.
    STMGT101Introduction to Management15.024A (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga), 24VA (National Economics University, Vietnam), 24W (Hamilton Waikato College), 24X (Hamilton Waikato College) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    Managing in organisations, small and large, in changing local and international business environments requires knowledge, skills, and abilities of who managers are, what managers do, and how they can make a difference to organisational performance, competitive position, and sustainability over time. This paper introduces students t...
  • 200 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    HRMGT202Human Resource Management15.024A (Hamilton)
    Employees can be challenging. This paper uses the latest HRM research and practice to examine how employees are acquired, managed, accommodated, trained and developed to improve individual and organisational performance.
    HRMGT203Remuneration and Reward15.024B (Hamilton)
    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 capital to affect organisational performance.
    LCOMM202Leadership and Facilitation15.0No occurrences
    This paper covers the core concepts of interpersonal communication and equips students with skills to lead and facilitate effective communication in teams in professional contexts.
    LEADR202Leadership and Facilitation15.024B (Hamilton)
    This paper covers the core concepts of interpersonal communication and equips students with skills to lead and facilitate effective communication in teams in professional contexts.
  • 300 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    HRMGT300Women and Management15.024G (Hamilton)
    This paper analyses: 1) women's different employment experiences and career outcomes, 2) the implications of gendered employment outcomes, and 3) government and organisation initiatives designed to redress gendered employment outcomes.
    HRMGT302Human Resource Management in Legal Context15.024A (Hamilton)
    This paper addresses the role of employment law in human resource management. A case-oriented approach is taken to equip management practitioners with practical skills.
    HRMGT303Strategic Human Resource Management15.024B (Hamilton)
    This paper teaches students how HR practices can be combined to influence human capital and/or employee behaviour to improve an organisation's performance and implement its strategy.
    HRMGT304Human Resource Management of Diversity and Inclusion15.024B (Hamilton)
    New Zealand's workforce demographic profile has changed significantly due to an ageing workforce, women entering paid employment, and immigration. This paper analyses the HRM implications of this diversity.
    LCOMM302Conflict and Negotiation15.0No occurrences
    This paper provides a foundation in conflict management in a variety of contexts and provides students with skills in leading negotiations in interpersonal, organisational, and multi-party settings.
    LEADR302Conflict and Negotiation15.024A (Hamilton)
    This paper provides a foundation in conflict management in a variety of contexts and provides students with skills in leading negotiations in interpersonal, organisational, and multi-party settings.
    WSOMM396Management Internship15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga), 24C (Hamilton), 24C (Tauranga) & 24VB (Internet National Economics University, Vietnam)
    The Management Internship provides students with the opportunity to apply their management discipline-based knowledge to an authentic project within an organisation.
    WSOMM399Report of an Investigation15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
    This paper offers students the opportunity to complete a directed investigation of an approved topic relevant to an organisation or industry and in an area related to their management discipline of study.
  • 500 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    BUSAN543Applied Business Analytics30.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online)
    This paper enables students to understand applied business analytics including data management and analytics tools, develop critical thinking skills, and apply these to various business contexts. By the end of this paper students will understand the role of analytics to solve real-world problems.
    HRMGT502Career Management and Development30.024B (Hamilton)
    Career Management and Development explores the government, organisations and individual issues embedded in the study and practice of career. Students will learn techniques to develop and manage their personal careers.
    HRMGT503Human Resource Management Theory30.024A (Hamilton)
    This paper provides students with the opportunity to evaluate and discuss the latest research in human resource management strategy. This focus is on examining theories of how and why human resource practices link together to increase business performance.
    HRMGT591Human Resource Management Dissertation30.024X (Hamilton)
    A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.
    HRMGT592Human Resource Management Dissertation60.024X (Hamilton)
    A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.
    HRMGT593Human Resource Management Thesis90.024X (Hamilton)
    An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
    HRMGT594Human Resource Management Thesis120.024X (Hamilton)
    An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
    STMGT505Strategy and Organisational Theory30.024B (Hamilton)
    Good theory is the foundation of good practice. This paper discusses and critiques the most important theories of strategy and organisation.
  • 800 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    HRMGT800Human Resource Management MPhil Thesis120.024X (Hamilton)
    No description available.
  • 900 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    HRMGT900Human Resource Management PhD Thesis120.024I (Hamilton), 24J (Hamilton), 24K (Hamilton), 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
    No description available.

2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 22 February 2024 8:39am

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