Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)

Program code



3 years





Application deadlines

28 January

10 June

07 October


RMIT Saigon South

RMIT Hanoi city


Note: This program will transition into a comparable major in the new Bachelor of Business BP343 from February 2023. Current students can still choose to remain in the Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) program until completion.


Position yourself for a rewarding career of managing and motivating workforces in a range of organisational settings.

This program prepares you to meet standards of professional excellence and become a competitive job seeker in the human resources (HR) field.

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

This program is accredited by the Australian Human Resource Institute.

Bachelor of Human Resource Management

Position yourself for a rewarding career of managing and motivating workforces in a range of organizational settings. This program prepares you to meet standards of professional excellence and become a competitive job seeker in the human resources (HR) field.

Program structure

Semester 4

Semester 5

Semester 6

Semester 7

Semester 8

Semester 9

Students can use four electives to form a minor of their choice (each minor consists of four courses within one discipline). 

*WIL: Work Integrated Learning

‘Program elective’ refers to elective courses offered in this particular program. ‘General elective’ refers to elective courses offered across the university.

Professional recognition

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

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.

In this program you will develop general skills including problem solving, communication and reflective practice, in addition to the knowledge and skills required to meet the needs of a Human Resource Management practitioner. In summary you will learn to exercise strong ethical judgement, locate decisions in the broader social and economic contexts, and to work flexibly and effectively with those around you in a variety of organisational structures. The program will prepare you to engage in a process of continuous learning as an HRM practitioner.

On the successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  1. Apply a broad theoretical and technical knowledge of business practice in diverse contexts.
  2. Apply theoretical and technical knowledge to provide in-depth specialist and professional advice related to managing people in organisations including human resource management, employment relations, occupational health and safety (OH&S), negotiation & advocacy skills and managing human performance.
  3. Critically analyse and synthesise information to formulate effective business decisions.
  4. Apply reasoned judgements to solve problems in a variety of business contexts with reference to ethical, regulatory and global perspectives.
  5. Reflect on performance feedback to identify and action strategies for improvement.
  6. Communicate business data and concepts to professionals and non-professionals in diverse contexts.
  7. Apply an adaptive and collaborative approach to working with others in a variety of business and professional contexts
  8. Apply, and integrate professional theory with practice in authentic Work Integrated Learning (WIL) contexts.

Career prospects

Graduates are well placed to obtain employment in a wide variety of occupations, including:

  • talent acquisition and retention manager
  • human resource development manager
  • human resource policy and governance advisor
  • department human resources partner
  • people development and training facilitator
  • rewards, promotion and remuneration advisor
  • employee development and upskilling consultant
  • employee liaison, negotiation and workplace consultant
  • health and safety advisor

Further studies

When you successfully complete this program, you may be eligible for entry into an RMIT honours or postgraduate program in Vietnam and Australia.



Payments can be made each semester, on a course-by-course basis.

Fee program

Annual tuition fee 

(based on full time study load - 8 courses)

Whole program fee

(24 courses - 288 credits)


13,248 USD (indicative USD fee) ~ 300,596,000 VND  39,744 USD (indicative USD fee) ~ 901,786,000 VND 



  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

  • Vietnamese Upper Secondary School (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​

Academic pathway


English requirements

Successfully complete RMIT Vietnam 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)
  • C1 Advanced (formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)) or C2 Proficiency (formerly known as Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)) 176 (no less than 169 in any component)

For other recognised English results, please view English equivalency requirements.


Previous study and proficiency tests are recognised for two years from the completion date or test date to the program commencement date unless stated otherwise.

Where you have achieved more than one form of English language proficiency only the most recent achievement will be considered in the admission decision.

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

English Pathways

Don't meet the English language test scores? Successfully complete English for University for entry into this program. 

Credit transfer

Come from a partner institution? RMIT has pathway arrangements with many partner institutions around the world. If your institution has a pathway arrangement with RMIT, you may be able to receive credit and reduce the time it will take to complete your preferred RMIT program. 

Find out if your institution has a pathway arrangement with RMIT.

If you have qualifications from an institution that is not an RMIT partner, credit into your RMIT program will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

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

How to apply

1. Find your program

2. Check your eligibility

3. Prepare your documents

4. Submit your application

RMIT’s standard closing dates for receiving applications for each semester is published on the important dates for students page. Please note, RMIT’s offer is subject to the availability of places in each program and applications to competitive programs may close when program quotas fill before published deadlines. As such, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.