Do you love working with people and making sure they have everything they need to perform at their best? Are you the kind of person who loves encouraging others and thinking of ways to make their work or life easier? Then a Human Resource Management major might be the perfect fit for you.  

Human Resource Management is concerned with all aspects of managing people in organisations, and is about being responsible for an organisation’s most valued assets—the people working there. 

Based on PayScale‘s research, experienced HR officers can make AU$72,000 per annum on average. Moreover, according to, there are more than 16,000 jobs available related to Human Resource Management, which indicates a rapid job growth for HR graduates.

Why study Human Resource Management in Australia?

  1. No specific background needed

If you are a high school graduate, you can either start with a Diploma and study your way into a Bachelor’s degree, or you can use your final high school examination results to apply for a Bachelor’s course. 

If you have completed any Bachelor’s degree, Human Resource Master’s degrees often require no related background in the field. Please ask us for more details. 

  1. Job diversity

Studying a Human Resource course opens doors and not just in the field itself. The subjects you undertake lend themselves to a variety of career paths and job positions in Human Resource Management and beyond. Managing people and client relations is an important skill to acquire in business, and this is just one aspect of HR that you can apply to any job. Other useful skills you will learn include organisation, administration, multitasking, presentations, reporting and communication. 

  1. Post-Study Work Visa

By studying 2 years or more in a higher education Human Resource Management degree, students will be eligible for a minimum 2-year Post-study Work Visa. Graduates can use these visa opportunities to get more work experience in Australia. 

Careers outcomes after graduation

  • Human Resource Business Partner/Manager/Officer
  • Human Capital Specialist
  • Human Resource Analyst
  • Performance Coach
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Training and Development Advisor
  • Workforce Planner

Course Options

  • Diploma in Business
  • Bachelor of Business/Human Services
  • Graduate Certificate in Business/Human Resource Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Business/Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business/Human Resource Management

Entry Requirements

  • For the Diploma course, normally applicants are required to have completed Year 12 or equivalent and attained IELTS 5.5   
  • For the Bachelor’s course, normally applicants are required to have completed Year 12 or a Diploma course and attained IELTS 6.5  
  • For the Master’s course, normally applicants are required to have completed a Bachelor’s degree and attained IELTS 6.5  

School Recommendations

  • Queensland University of Technology – Bachelor of Business/Master of Business 
  • University of Queensland – Bachelor of Business Management/Master of Business 
  • Griffith University – Bachelor of Business/Master of Business 
  • UNSW – Bachelor of Commerce/Master of Commerce 
  • Monash University – Bachelor of Business/Master of Business 

Interested in studying Human Resource Management in Australia?

Contact SOL Edu today for free counselling, and a free application process!