Human Resources

Requirements

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Admission Requirements

You have a passion for business management, strong interpersonal skills, values ethics and integrity, and uphold a high degree of professionalism.

  • Successful completion of a bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • A recommended minimum average of 70% in the last two years of study

Please note: if you have previously completed a Human Resources course and would like to have it assessed for equivalency, requests must be made before or at the time of course registration in July. For a list of approved courses, please visit the HRPA website. Questions about equivalency? Please contact post-degree@uwo.ca

NEW Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

For students with a minimum of two years of industry experience.  Learn more

Application Deadline

APRIL 15

Applications will open on November 1, 2021, for admission into the September 2022 program.

Completion Requirements

Required Courses

HURS 6001 – Introduction to Human Resources Management *
HURS 6002 – Strategic Human Resources Planning
HURS 6003 – Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety
HURS 6004 – Organizational Behaviour *
HURS 6005 – Finance and Accounting
HURS 6006 – Training and Development
HURS 6007 – Labour Relations *
HURS 6008 – Talent Acquisition *
HURS 6009 – Compensation
HURS 6010  Law for Human Resources *

* denotes year one courses for part-time students. The remaining courses are taken in year two, followed by the culminating practicum. 

Practicum

HURS 6101 – Practicum

Work with our Placement Coordinator to prepare an effective resume and strengthen your interview and networking skills. You have an opportunity to apply to postings that are published to the class on the student intranet or to work with the Placement Coordinator one-on-one to explore specific organizations that match your practicum and career goals.

When

May to August
You will complete the 560-hour placement over a 16-week period (35 hours/week).  

Location

The practicum location is based on your preference and site availability.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of term one and term two courses is required before you can complete the culminating practicum placement. 

Compensation

Sites may choose to offer payment, a monthly stipend or honorarium, but it is at the site's discretion and is not required for sites to be eligible to participate.

After successful completion of the required courses and practicum placement, students will graduate with a Diploma in Human Resources. These courses are recognized by the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) and meet course requirements towards CHRP/CHRL designations.