Master of Human Resource Management (with specialisations) Articulated Set

includes:

Master of Human Resource Management (with specialisations)
Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management [Exit Point Only]
Graduate Certificate In Human Resource Management

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management GradCertHRM

Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management GradDipHRM

Master of Human Resource Management MHRM

Master of Human Resource Management (Business Partnership) MHRM(BusPship)

Master of Human Resource Management (Conflict and Dispute Resolution) MHRM(Conflict&DispResoln)

Master of Human Resource Management (Employment Relations) MHRM(EmpRel)

Master of Human Resource Management (International Human Resource Management) MHRM(IHRM)

Master of Human Resource Management (Management of Organisational Change) MHRM(MgtOrgChge)

Availability

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (2301HM)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Human Resource Management (2713HM)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Master of Human Resource Management (with specialisations)

Full-time: 1 years (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management [Exit Point Only]

Full-time: 0.9 years (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Certificate In Human Resource Management

Full-time: 0.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Master of Human Resource Management (with specialisations)

For entry to the Master of Human Resource Management applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree from a recognised Australian tertiary institution (or equivalent).  Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management on the basis of prior post secondary study, professional attainment and/or work experience.  Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, students will then be eligible for admission to the Master Human Resource Management and receive credit for applicable subjects.

Graduate Certificate In Human Resource Management

Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management on the basis of prior post secondary study, professional attainment and/or work experience.  Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, students will then be eligible for admission to the Master Human Resource Management and receive credit for applicable subjects.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Master of Human Resource Management (with specialisations)

Students who enter the Master HRM with the AHRI Professional Diploma/Practising Certification Program will be awarded 4 subject credits.

Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management [Exit Point Only]
No special arrangements apply.
Graduate Certificate In Human Resource Management
No special arrangements apply.

Articulation

The Master, Graduate Diploma [Exit Point Only] and Graduate Certificate make up an articulated set of courses and credit is given in each higher level course for the subjects completed in the lower.

Graduation Requirement

Master of Human Resource Management (with specialisations)

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.

Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management [Exit Point Only]

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Graduate Certificate In Human Resource Management

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

Graduate Certificate

The course comprises four subjects:
HRM502 Human Resource Management
HRM528 Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM550 Evaluating Human Resources
LAW515 Law of Employment

Graduate Diploma (exit award only)

The course comprises four subjects, in addition to the completion of the Graduate Certificate:
HRM514 International HRM
HRM534 Contemporary Issues in HRM (Capstone)
HRM563 Developing Workforce Capabilities
MGT540 Management of Change

Master degree

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 (or 32 credit points equivalent). These four subjects provide students with the option of specialising in a particular area, or 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.

1) Core subjects

Group A:

HRM502 Human Resource Management
HRM528 Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM550 Evaluating Human Resources
LAW515 Law of EmploymentGraduate Diploma

Upon completion of the above 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. Students taking an exit award may also continue studying towards the Graduate Diploma and/or Masters in HRM.

Group B:
HRM514 International HRM
HRM534 Contemporary Issues in HRM (Capstone)
HRM563 Developing Workforce Capabilities
MGT540 Management of Change

Students who have completed the eight subjects specified for completion of the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma may elect to exit from the Master degree and graduate with the award Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management. Students taking an exit award may also continue studying towards the Masters in HRM

2) Specialisations

Management of Organisational Change

Complete 4 subjects from:

HRM531 Organisational Politics
HRM552 Organisational Behaviour
MGT505 Managing Quality & Innovation
MGT553 Project Management
MGT583 Managing for Sustainability
MGT584 Leadership in Teams


Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Human Resource Management (Management of Organisational Change) MHRM(MgtOrgChge).

Employment Relations

Complete 4 subjects from:

INR501 Industrial Relations Environment
INR502 Industrial Relations Systems & Issues
INR503 Industrial Relations Practice
INR510 Comparative Labour Relations
LAW516 Dispute Resolution: Methods & Results
LAW517 Mediation: Processes & Uses

Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Human Resource Management (Employment Relations) MHRM(EmpRel).

International Human Resource Management

Complete 4 subjects from:

INR510 Comparative Industrial Relations
HRM516 International Management Behaviour
HRM560 Training & Development Environment
MBA551 International Study Tour & Placement*
MGT510 Strategic Management
MGT530 International Business

* This subject requires participation in an overseas study tour

Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Human Resource Management (International Human Resource Management) MHRM(IHRM).

Conflict and Dispute Resolution

Complete 4 subjects from:

HRM512 Values & Conflict in Organisations
HRM540 Theory of Conflict Resolution
HRM545 Skills of Conflict Resolution
LAW516 Dispute Resolution: Methods and Results
LAW517 Mediation: Processes and Uses
LAW519 Negotiation Skills

Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Human Resource Management (Conflict and Dispute Resolution) MHRM(Conflict&DispResoln).

Business Partnership

Complete 4 subjects from:

ACC501 Business Accounting and Finance
ECO501 Business Economics
FIN516 Corporate Finance
MGT510 Strategic Management
MGT547 Ethics of Corporate Governance
MKT501 Marketing Management

Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Human Resource Management (Business Partnership) MHRM(BusPship).

3) Restricted Electives

Students who choose not to complete a specialisation can choose four subjects (or 32 points equivalent) from:

  • any subjects listed in the specialisations, and / or
  • any subjects listed below

INF461 An Introduction to Data Management, Governance, Standards & Ethics
INF463 Introduction to Data Tools and Analytics
ITC516 Data Mining & Visualisation for Business Intelligence
MGT501 Contemporary Management
MGT531 Business Ethics
MGT536 Leadership - A Critical Perspective
MGT594 Leadership and Business Ethics
MKT563 Big Data and Marketing Analytics
MKT525 Digital & Social Media Marketing
PAD591 Public Sector Management
BMS419 Eastern & Western Approaches to Mindfulness
BMS422 Applied Mindfulness
EEL423 Leadership and Management of Open, Online and Distance Education (4 credit points)
EEL425 Digital Innovations and Open, Online and Distance Education (4 credit points)
EEL503 Dimensions of Online and Open (4 credit points)
EEL512 Digital Learning Design (4 credit points)

Students who are interested in pursuing Masters, Honours or Doctoral level studies on completion of their Masters of Human Resource Management are recommended to select the following subjects as restricted electives:

MGT598 Business Research
EER501 Qualitative Research Methods OR EER502 Quantitative Research Methods
EMG506 Literature Review (16 points) - delivered over two sessions

Upon satisfactory completion of the required twelve subjects, students graduate with the award Master of Human Resource Management

Enrolment Pattern

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.

It is recommended that students complete HRM534 Contemporary Issues in HRM as their final core subject.

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

BMS422 Applied Mindfulness
LAW517 Mediation: Processes and Uses
LAW519 Negotiation Skills

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Professional Accreditation

All three courses have professional recognition from the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). 

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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