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There are no special entry requirements for the human resource management and employment relations programme beyond those that qualify you for study at Massey University. However, competence in English is essential. If you are not confident in this subject we recommend that you undertake additional study prior to enrolling, or attend a Massey University summer programme in English.
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
In 2017 changes were made to the Bachelor of Business Studies qualification (now the Bachelor of Business). The course structure presented below therefore applies from 2017 regulations onwards. The BBus majoring in Human Resource Management & Employment Relations has a total of 360 credits.
In order to widen your choice of courses, or to fit in with your other commitments, you may opt for a mix of internal and distance courses.
To qualify with a Bachelor of Business majoring in human resource management and employment relations you will need to pass a total of 360 credits consisting of the following:
Core courses are compulsory. These are courses which cover topics across the business spectrum. They are designed to give you the leadership, communication and solid business skills that you will need in your career. See main Bachelor of Business webpages for information on core courses
Compulsory courses (105 credits)
114.240 Organisational Behaviour
114.241 Principles of Human Resources Management
114.254 Employment Relations
114.330 Equity and Diversity in the Workplace
114.331 Contemporary HRM and Employment Relations
114.332 Decent Work
114.396 Strategic Human Resource Management
Compulsory capstone course (15 credits)
152.399 Integrative Management
115.388 Internship in Business
115.389 Business Internship
If you would like to find out more about individual course requirements, please use our Course search
Elective courses can be chosen from any area of study that interests you, as long as it fits with the timetabling for the courses you need to take to complete your Bachelor of Business. We do encourage you to take 157.150 Information Systems early in your studies. This will help you develop skills that will be useful throughout your degree. It is also useful for this major to take a non-business elective course to give you exposure to other disciplines
If English is not your first language and you would like to increase your confidence in academic English we recommend you incorporate one of both of these programmes as electives;
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