This course provides a good basis in the scientific discipline of psychology alongside applications in human resource management professions.
It equips you with highly marketable knowledge and skills that allow you to engage with a broad range of managers, professionals and consultants.
You'll graduate with the necessary skills to work in human resource management, health and community services, employment and training, welfare agencies, and development both in government and private enterprise.
You'll also be prepared to pursue graduate studies in either professional application or research.
To become a registered psychologist after graduating from this degree, you will need to complete a further year of psychology study and then two years of skills-based training.
What jobs can the Psychology and Human Resource Management lead to?
- Human resources officer
- Public relations officer
- Recruitment consultant
and with further study
- Registered psychologist
- Endorsed psychologist
What you'll learn
- apply psychological theory to evidence based practice and extend the boundaries of knowledge through research;
discriminate between valid discipline knowledge and questionable esoteric theory and practice; select and apply theories, concepts and techniques to describe, understand, analyse and evaluate management issues and problems
- apply logical and rational processes to critically analyse problems and generate innovative solutions to psychological questions; think critically and creatively to generate solutions to management problems and apply logical and rational processes to make decisions
- access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information and evidence from a range of sources applicable to psychology; access, evaluate and synthesise information from multiple sources to make valid and supported judgments about management issues
- communicate effectively with individuals, groups and communities; communicate in ways appropriate to the management discipline for various audiences and contexts
- select and effectively use appropriate technologies relevant to psychological research and practice; use and apply technologies, recognising their advantages and limitations when applied to management
- demonstrate ability for self-directed learning and reflective practice; take responsibility for their own learning by demonstrating initiative in finding new information and actively participating in varied learning experiences
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of international perspectives in psychology; think globally and consider management issues from a variety of perspectives
- demonstrate understanding and respect for human rights and cultural diversity; actively support the value of cultural diversity in improving business and professional practice
- independently and collaboratively apply professional skills in an ethical manner; demonstrate leadership, ethical practice and professional integrity when working within a team and independently