Management and Human Resource Management
Bachelor of Commerce - BCom(Curtin) - MJDU-MGHRM
Enrol for February 2017 intake and Singaporean / PR students will receive a 30% Heritage Bursary (Singapore) – Apply today
Curtin University is ranked as one of the top 150 best-performing universities in the subjects of Business & Management Studies by the QS World University Rankings in 2016.
Management skills are valued and needed in local businesses, not-for-profit organisations, corporations and government. Management is about taking a leading role – supervising and mentoring staff, balancing budgets, and ensuring tasks and projects are completed successfully. It means taking responsibility and getting things done through making the most of your staff and other resources.
This major focuses on the crucial role of modern, connected and versatile managers and can prepare you for a management career in local and international settings. It draws your attention to the diverse nature and challenges facing practising managers today, such as:
- the relationships between people and organisations
- performance and success
- change and culture
- innovation and technology.
Human Resource Management
Human resources (HR) is the management of people within organisations and their employment relationships. A company’s HR strategy is concerned with maximising the return on their human resources, while minimising financial risk. In addition to recruitment activities, HR involves:
- managing training and workforce development
- remuneration and benefits
- staff conduct
- performance and retention.
In this major you will study the critical areas of:
- recruitment strategy and planning
- employee attraction and retention
- learning and development
- pay systems and rewards
- performance management
- workplace relations
- remuneration and reward management.
You can develop the knowledge and skills you need to initiate and develop strategies and programs to attract and engage a highly committed and proficient workforce, capable of succeeding in a global business environment.
This course can help you become a/an Management Consultant, Executive Assistant, Human Resources Officer, Industrial Relations Officer, Trade Union Official, Training Officer, Recruitment Consultant, Change Management Specialist.
Credit for previous study
If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact Curtin Singapore to discuss eligibility for Credit for Recognised Learning (credit for unit exemptions).
Credits needed to graduate: 600.
Each unit is 25 credits unless stated otherwise.
- Introduction to Business Information Systems
- Fundamentals of Management
- Discovering Marketing
- Organisational Behaviour
- Employee Relations in Singapore
- Human Resource Management Introduction
- Environmental Issues in Business
- Asian Management
- Selecting and Promoting Staff
- Introduction to Human Resource Development
- Introduction to International Management
- Industrial Relations in Asia-Pacific Region
- Performance and Conflict Management
- International Human Resource Management
- Strategic Management
Units are not necessarily shown in the order studied. Units are subject to change.
Don't just take our word for it …
2017 Entry requirements:
|China Gao Kao||67%|
|Hong Kong HKDSE||15 points (5 subjects)|
|IB||24 points over 6 IB units|
|Malaysia UEC||20 points (5 subjects)|
|Singapore GCE A level||5 points|
|United States SAT||1090|
|Vietnam Year 12||8.0|
Minimum academic entry requirements
Minimum English language entry requirements:
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)|
|79||Internet based (Reading-13 Listening-13 Speaking-18 Writing-21)|
Results from IELTS and TOEFL are valid for two years.
These are only some of the ways you can prove your English competence. View the full list of English language entry requirements
Curtin Singapore campus
February, July, November
2 years full-time (6 trimesters)
|Bachelor of Commerce - Singaporean / PR|
|Per unit fee (25 credits) with Heritage Bursary (Singapore)||S$1512|
|Total course fee||S$36288|
|Payable over six trimester installments|
|Bachelor of Commerce - International students|
|Per unit fee (25 credits)||S$2160|
|Total course fee||S$51840|
|Payable over six trimester installments|
*All fees are inclusive of 7% GST. Fees listed are indicative and subject to annual increases. View our fees and charges page for full details.
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In exceptional circumstances units and/or courses may be discontinued. In these instances Curtin will use its best endeavours to accommodate students affected by any discontinued courses or units