Table of undergraduate units of study: The University of Sydney Business School

The University of Sydney Business School subject areas

Please note: The Business School website (sydney.edu.au/business/ugunits) contains the most up to date information on unit of study availability and other requirements. Timetabling information for 2015 is available on this website (sydney.edu.au/business/timetable). Students should note that units of study are run subject to demand.

Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
For the award of a major in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management, students complete:
(1) one six credit point junior unit of study: WORK1003; and
(2) 12 credit points in compulsory senior units of study: WORK2203 and WORK2205; and
(3) 24 credit points in elective senior units of study.

Junior units of study

WORK1003
Foundations of Work and Employment
6   

This is the compulsory unit of study for the Industrial Relations/Human Resource Management major.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Senior units of study

Compulsory units for the major
WORK2203
Industrial Relations Policy
6    P 24 credit points of junior units of study including (WORK1003 or WORK1002)
N WORK2003


This is the compulsory unit of study for the Industrial Relations/Human Resource Management major.
Semester 2
WORK2205
Human Resource Processes
6    P 24 credit points of junior units of study including (WORK1003 or WORK1002)
N WORK2005


This is the compulsory unit of study for the Industrial Relations/Human Resource Management major.
Semester 1
Elective units for the major
WORK2210
Strategic Management
6    P 40 credit points worth of units of study
N WORK2010


This is the compulsory unit of study for the Management major.
Semester 2
WORK2217
International Human Resource Management
6    P 40 credit points worth of units of study including either (WORK1003 or WORK1001) OR (IBUS2101 or IBUS2001)
N WORK2017
Semester 2
WORK2218
Managing Organisational Behaviour
6    P 24 junior credit points


This is the compulsory unit of study for the Management major.
Semester 1
WORK2219
Managing Organisational Sustainability
6    P 40 credit points worth of units of study
Semester 2
WORK2221
Organisational Communication
6    P 40 credit points worth of units of study
Semester 1
WORK2222
Leadership in Organisations
6    A WORK2201 or WORK2218
P 40 credit points worth of units of study
Semester 2
WORK2224
Globalisation, Work and Employment
6    P 24 credit points of junior units of study including WORK1003
N WORK2223, WORK2214
Semester 1
WORK2225
Work and Social Change
6    P 24 credit points of junior units of study including WORK1003.
N WORK2202, WORK2220, WORK2204
Semester 1
WORK2227
Regulation at Work
6    P 24 credit points of junior units of study including WORK1003
N WORK2208, WORK2207
Semester 2
WORK3922
Organisational Research Methods
6    P 40 credit points worth of units of study
N IREL3902, WORK3902
Semester 2

Honours year units of study

For the award of the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies), or any other non-Business School degree with Honours in Work and Organisational Studies, students complete an additional honours year of study comprising the five honours units listed below.
BUSS4000
Honours in Business
  
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Please contact the Business Programs Unit for details: business.studentsupport@sydney.edu.au
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4001
Business Honours Research Methods
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4802
Work & Organisational Studies Honours A
12    P Students will meet the entry requirements to the Honours program, including completion of a pass undergraduate degree and a major in the specialisation area.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4803
Work & Organisational Studies Honours B
12    P BUSS4802
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4004
Business Honours Thesis
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2