Master of Human Resource
Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
Graduate Certificate In Human Resource Management
The aim of the Graduate Certificate is to provide human resource practitioners and others with a quality practical and theoretical understanding of human resource management (HRM). The course will increase the knowledge and skills of human resource professionals; develop the knowledge of managers about how HRM impacts their management role; enable participants to recognise the changing role of HRM in organisational settings; provide participants with skills to evaluate the contribution of HRM techniques to the solution of individual and organisational performance problems; and increase the awareness of all participants of the Australian HRM environment.
Master of Human Resource Management (with specialisations)
The Master of Human Resource Management course is designed for practicing human resource management professionals involved with change management, industrial relations or general human resource management and, for those who wish to enter the profession.
The course aims to:
- balance the career and professional needs of human resource management professionals , the needs of their employers, and the obligations academics have towards facilitating inquiry and ongoing learning through the development of a strong academic discipline in human resource management,
- be open and flexible in ways that maximise the learning opportunities of human resource management professionals, and the development of their ability to make meaningful contributions in complex private and public sector business environments, and
- provide opportunities through real-life inquiry to investigate human resource management professional practice that is rigorous and reflects the need for students to develop a broad based liberal education, yet provide sound preparation and development for professional business and human resource management practice.
Student may elect to exit the course with the Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management after the completion of eight subjects.
Wagga Wagga Campus
Normal course duration
Part-time 2 years (6 trimesters)
Part-time 2 or 3 trimesters
Applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree from a recognised Australian tertiary institution or a qualification deemed to be equivalent. Applicants with other academic and/or professional qualifications and/or work experience acceptable to the University will be considered.
The Master degree, the exit point only Graduate Diploma and the Graduate Certificate make up an articulated set of courses, and credit is awarded in the Master degree for the Graduate Certificate subjects.
To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points for the Master degree, and 32 points for the Graduate Certificate. Students electing to graduate with the exit-point only Graduate Diploma must satisfactorily complete 64 points.
*The number of subjects and specific subject choices are described in the course structure and enrolment pattern for the course.
The Master of Human Resource Management, Graduate Diploma and the Graduate Certificate have formal accreditation from the Australian Human Resources Institute.
The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management consists of the first four core subjects in the Master degree below. Students may elect to exit the course with the Graduate Diploma of Human Resoource Management after the completion of the first four core subjects and four foundational subjects.
The Master degree comprises twelve subjects. Students complete the subjects required in the Graduate Certificate and the Graduate Diploma, then choose an additional four subjects. These four subjects provide students with the option of specialising in a particular area, or of completing subjects across a range of specialisations.
Additional electives (non specialisation) are also offered in order to provide students with a broad range of HR related subjects.
HRM502 Human Resource Management
HRM523 Advanced Studies in Industrial Relations
HRM528 Strategic Human Resource Management
LAW515 Law of Employment
Upon completion of the four subjects specified for the Graduate Certificate, students may elect to exit from the Master degree and graduate with the award Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management.
Four subjects must be completed and are chosen from the following eight foundation subjects:
HRM501 Labour Market Studies
HRM512 Values and Conflicts in Organisations
HRM550 Evaluating Human Resources
HRM552 Organisational Behaviour
HRM563 Developing Organisational Capabilities
MGT501 Management Theory and Practice
MGT540 Management of Change
MGT594 Leadership and Business Ethics
Students who have completed the subjects specified for completion of the Graduate Diploma may elect to exit from the Master degree and graduate with the award Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management.
Note: if a subject in the student's chosen specialisation has already been completed as one of the foundation subjects, students must complete an additional foundation subject.
Management of Organisational Change
HRM531 Organisational Politics & Culture & Change Management
HRM552 Organisational Behaviour
MGT503 The Social and Ecomonic Environment
MGT540 Management of Change
Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Human Resource Management (Management of Change) MHRM(MgtChge).
INR501 Industrial Relations Environment
INR502 Industrial Relations Systems & Issues
INR503 Industrial Relations Practice
INR510 Comparative Labour Relations
Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Human Resource Management (Employment Relations) MHRM(EmpRel).
International Human Resource Management
HRM514 International Human Resource Management
HRM516 International Management Behaviour
HRM532 I nternational Human Resource Development
LAW502 Law of International Business
Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Human Resource Management (International Human Resource Management) MHRM(IHRM).
Conflict and Dispute Resolution
HRM540 Theory of Conflict Resolution
HRM545 Skills of Conflict Resolution
LAW516 Dispute Resolution: Methods and Results
LAW517 Mediation: Processes and Uses
Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Human Resource Management (Conflict and Dispute Resolution) MHRM(Conflict&DispResoln).
ACC501 Business Accounting and Finance
ECO501 Business Economics
MGT510 Strategic Management
MKT501 Marketing Management
Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Human Resource Management (Business Partnership) MHRM(BusPship).
Students who choose not to complete a specialisation can choose four subjects from:
- any remaining foundationsubjects, and / or
- any subjects listed in the specialisations, and / or
- any subjects listed as electives below
HRM527 Issues in Training and Development
HRM533 International Work Organisations
HRM560 Human Resource Development
HRM561 Developing Training Capabilities
HRM562 Individual Capabilities
INR504 Industrial Law
MGT506 The Learning Organisation
MGT531 Business Ethics
MGT533 Applied Business Ethics
MGT536 Leadership and Entrepreneurship
MGT543 Facilitative Leadership and Group Dynamics
MGT544 Organisational Change and Development
MGT547 Ethics of Corporate Governance
MGT548 Regulation, Governance and Accountability
MGT593 Leadership Concepts and Applications
On completion of 12 subjects, students graduate with the award Master of Human Resource Management MHRM
Because of the flexibility of the course requirements, there is no prescribed enrolment pattern. Students may choose the order in which they undertake subjects, depending upon the availability of subjects and the meeting of any pre-requisites.