Human resources 

Help to create better work environments

Working in human resource management, or 'HR', means being at the forefront of improving workplace engagement.

Strive for positive workplace cultures. Study employee management. Learn how to trigger organisational change. Explore recruitment and selection theory. Understand the importance of effective communication and interpersonal relations in the workplace.

If you're already working in HR, you'll know the value of further study to boost your career. Otherwise, your human resource management major offers numerous career prospects in recruitment, training and risk management.

HR highlights

  • Make strategic decisions to create a proactive team.
  • Help people to gauge and improve their own employability.
  • Learn how to engage employees and increase productivity.

HR specialisations

  • Measure how companies develop employment value propositions.
  • Get to grips with job design, and see how the process impacts employment.
  • Understand the value of employer branding.

Study a single subject in human resources

Why study online through OUA?

Find the right course for you

We can guide you in your selection from 270+ degrees, and 1,600+ subjects, from leading Australian unis.

Start studying, regardless of history

We offer single undergraduate subjects from full degrees without any entry requirements.

Gain credit towards your degree

Apply for credit for past study, or your work experience, and finish faster.

Graduate with a degree from a leading uni

Enrol through us, and graduate with exactly the same university degree as on-campus students.

Feel supported from start to finish

Our student advisors can guide you in the right direction and help with your enrolment.

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Compare and apply

We’ll help you find the right course for you. Our student advisors are ready to answer your questions.

Work out your finances

During your enrolment, we’ll offer you the option to pay upfront in full, or defer your payment using a student loan. Remember to look into income tax deductions for course fees and study-related expenses.

Get credit for your success

We won’t let your hard work go unrecognised. Choose to take a single subject, or combine your work as part of a degree.

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Our student advisors can assist you with your enrolment, help you plan your studies and answer any questions about how studying through OUA works.