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.  

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. 

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

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


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.

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.


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