Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)

Program code



3 years





Application deadlines

31 January

31 May/5 July

30 September


RMIT Saigon South

RMIT Hanoi city



Position yourself for a rewarding career of managing and motivating workforces in a range of organisational settings with the new human resources (HR) degree. 

The program prepares you to meet standards of professional excellence and become a competitive job seeker in the HR field through the development of knowledge and skills that are recognised in Australia and elsewhere.

The curriculum integrates theory with technical skills and covers all aspects of managing people in organisations, including employment relations, health and safety, personnel wellbeing, HR development, managing performance in organisations, international HR management, and  negotiation and advocacy.

Understanding the fundamentals in HR management and the contemporary challenges faced by employees, managers and organisations will equip you to transition into the workforce. 

The learning approach links formal learning with professional practice through designated Work Integrated Learning (WIL) courses that involve industry-based projects, simulations or placements.

Program structure

Year one

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Management
  • Business Information Systems
  • Marketing Principles

Semester 2

  • Business Statistics 1
  • Prices and Markets
  • Accounting in Organisations and Society

Semester 3

  • Macroeconomics 1
  • Human Resource Management
  • General elective 1

Year two

Semester 4

  • Commercial Law
  • Employment Relations
  • Program elective 1

Semester 5

  • Managing Performance in Organisations
  • Program elective 2
  • General elective 2

Semester 6

  • Work, Health, Safety and Wellbeing
  • Program elective 3
  • General elective 3

Year three

Semester 7

  • Negotiation and Advocacy (WIL*)
  • Program elecive 4

Semester 8

  • International Human Resources
  • Human Resource Development

Semester 9

  • Future of Work (WIL*)
  • General elective 4

*WIL: Work Intergrated Learning

Learning, teaching & assessment

  • Teaching methods include face-to-face delivery, tutorials, workshops and industry seminars.
  • Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.

Career prospects

Successful completion of the program will help you to obtain employment in a wide variety of occupations such as:

  • talent acquisition manager
  • human resources advisor
  • health and safety officer
  • trade union officer
  • recruitment officer
  • rewards and remuneration advisor
  • employee relations consultant
  • learning and development officer

Professional recognition

This program is accredited by the Australian Human Resource Institute, providing the industry-standard certification for human resources professionals.


Students can choose standard fee or fixed fee program. Payments can be made each semester, on a course-by-course basis.

(*) Fixed Fees are offered to brand new students who would like to fix their course tuition fees for a specified period of a Higher Education degree program. The fixed fee program guards against potential fee increases and currency fluctuations. 


  1. The duration of programs is flexible and can be adapted on an individual basis upon enrolment.
  2. Program fees are priced and invoiced in Vietnam Dong (VND).
  3. Payment in other currencies will be converted to VND at the exchange rate on that day. Bank transfer is the preferred method of payment.
  4. The fees in USD are ONLY applicable to those international students who arrange for payment from overseas, as per Circular No. 32/2013/TT-NHNN.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

  • High school graduation diploma with a minimum GPA of 7.0/10.0 for Grade 12, for other international qualifications please view entry requirements by country​; or
  • Successfully complete the UniSTART for Business with a minimum GPA of 1.0/4.0 with no double fail of a course
  • If you have completed or partially completed a similar program at another institution you may be accepted with some academic credit, or exemptions, being granted toward this program.

English requirements

Successfully complete RMIT English Advanced or complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5+ (no band below 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT 79+ (with minimum score of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) 58+ (no communication band below 50)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Proficiency (CPE) 176+ (no band below 169)

For other international English entry requirements, please view English equivalency requirements.

Note: TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson and Cambridge results are recognised for two years from the test date. RMIT English results are recognised for one year from the test date.

Please contact the RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for more information.

How to apply