18 months
40080 AUD/year
25175 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Human Resource Management program from University of Newcastle teaches students the skills and knowledge to manage people within an organisation to be efficient and effective in their approach to work, which is fundamental to all business activity. 

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This Human Resource Management program from University of Newcastle empowers students with the skills to implant the acquired knowledge into the body of an organisation and leverage the best performance from the workforce.

If you’re looking to drive your human resource management (HRM), employment relations (ER) or consultancy career into the best realms, the Master of Human Resource Management is for you. You will develop a deep knowledge of people management skills and concepts and guiding principles for strategically managing your workforce while you build the skills to manage workplace challenges and mitigate conflict.

Career opportunities

At the completion of your Master of Human Resource Management you will be positioned as a leader in the field and have the credentials to show you have the distinct HR competencies companies are looking for. You will be able to apply relevant, rigorous human resource management and employee relations theory to a variety of workforce situations, and develop and implement evidence-based strategies to address individual, group and organisational challenges. Our graduates have gone on to work successfully in local, national and multinational organisations worldwide.

You will graduate with the opportunity to embark on some of the following career pathways:

  • Human Resource Advisor or Manager
  • Learning and development / training and development advisor or manager
  • Organisation Development or Effectiveness Manager
  • Employment Relations or Industrial Relations Manager
  • Human Resources Director
  • Senior Union Official or Senior Employer Organisation Advisor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organisational Behaviour and Design
  • Employment Relations in Globalised Economies
  • Managing Human Resources in International Organisations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • Human Resource and Organisational Development
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Professional Practice in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 102239F

CRICOS code: 083520M

Entry into the Master of Human Resource Management will be available for applicants who have:

  • Bachelor (Honours) Degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification; or
  • Bachelor Degree, or an equivalent qualification, in a related field such as accounting, business, commerce, economics, finance, human resource management, industrial relations, management, marketing or social science; or
  • Bachelor Degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, not in a related field and 1 year relevant organisational experience; or
  • At least 7 years' relevant organisational experience, including 2 years in a management position; or

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40080 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40080 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    25175 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25175 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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