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Human Resource Management (Professional), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) Melbourne, Australia
The Master of Human Resource Management (Professional) at Swinburne University of Technology is designed for high-performing students who are looking to build a successful career in the global human resource management market.


The Master of Human Resource Management (Professional) at Swinburne University of Technology program provides an opportunity for students to gain specialised human resource management knowledge through coursework, and designated project work. The professional industry-linked component of the course provides students with the opportunity to gain awareness and experience of working with local organisations whilst enabling them to apply their knowledge, techniques, and skills to solve industry related problems. 

A key feature of the course is the Career Success Program, which aims to improve graduate employability by focusing on preparation for post-study career opportunities.

Career opportunities

The Master of Human Resource Management (Professional) is for those looking to pursue senior level careers in the areas of: Human Resources, People Development, Change Management, Organisational Development, Diversity, Training and Development, and Talent Management. The course will help you progress your career to managerial and business partner positions in human resources and consultancy, such as Director of Human Resources or Senior Consultant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Employee Relations 
  • Human Resource Fundamentals 
  • Work and Organisational Behaviour 
  • Managing Workplace Diversity and Inclusion 
  • Strategic Human Resource Management 
  • Human Capital Analytics 
  • Leading Change 
  • Human Resource Consultancy Project 
  • Professional Masters Career Management 
  • Professional Masters Industry Project 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part-time available for domestic students

  • Credits
    200 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

CRICOS code- 092709A

  • Students holding an international student visa are required to study full-time and on campus. Due to government regulations, industry-based learning (IBL) and work placement are not available to onshore international students unless it is a compulsory component of the program. Programs that are taught solely online are not available to onshore international students who hold an international student visa.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41480 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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This course is not available to local students.

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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