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Human Resources and Law, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #214 (QS) Online
The Human Resources and Law program from University of Newcastle provides professionals working in law, human resources, employment relations or general management with a deeper knowledge of and skills in human resource management and law through an applied, interdisciplinary program.

About

It is a purpose-built program which brings together distinct fields of knowledge - Australian employment law, human resource management and employment relations.

You will explore critical policy and legal issues and master the current regulatory framework governing human resource management and the law in Australia. In combination, the knowledge and skills developed in this program will enable graduates to be highly effective in directly managing a workforce, as well as advising others on how to do so.

Why study with us?

  • A purpose-built program - the Human Resources and Law program from University of Newcastle is a fantastic opportunity to build skills and knowledge simultaneously in employment law, human resource management and employment relations.
  • Flexible study options - choose to study full-time or part-time to suit your professional and personal needs. While you can complete this program 100% online, there is opportunity for students to undertake face-to-face intensive courses. Our advanced online learning system gives you the flexibility and support to study any time.
  • Study at NeW Space - NeW Space, in Newcastle’s CBD, provides the optimum environment for you to excel in your studies, for those studying face-to-face intensive courses.
  • Learn from teaching and research experts - our highly qualified teachers in the Newcastle Law School and Newcastle Business School are acknowledged Australian leaders in Dispute Resolution research and practice, and experts in Workplace Employment Relations.
  • Build industry connections - the Master of Human Resources and Law provides you the opportunity to build valuable industry relationships in the Hunter region.

Career opportunities

At the completion of your Master of Human Resources and Law you will be equipped with the appropriate theoretical and practical skills to confidently and professionally work in human resource management and law. Our lecturers have strong relationships with legal and human resource industry professionals, businesses, unions and state and federal government. This will benefit students’ experience and education, and provide the opportunity for students to engage during their studies with these representatives.

You will graduate with significantly enhanced skills and knowledge to assist you in the following career pathways:

  • human resource manager
  • employer organisation advisor
  • human resource business partner
  • international business manager
  • change management consultant
  • union organiser

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Employment Relations in Globalised Economies
  • Professional Practice in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations
  • Employment Law
  • Law for Workplace Health & Safety

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    80 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • an AQF Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree in a related field such as law, legal studies, business, human resource management, industrial relations or organisational psychology; or
  • an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in related field such as law, legal studies, business, human resource management, industrial relations or organisational psychology; or
  • an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in a related field such as law, legal studies, business, human resource management, industrial relations or organisational psychology, and have at least one year relevant work experience; or
  • an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in a non-related field, and have at least two years’ relevant organisational experience; or

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • National

    23665 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23665 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

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