• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Human Resource Management is a critical function in any organisation with HR Managers playing a strategic role in the success of an organisation and its people. This Master of Commerce with a Specialisation in Human Resource Management at Macquarie University is designed to develop your theoretical knowledge and practice in the area of Human Resource Management at an advanced level.

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HRM involves a wide range of activities associated with the management of employees and the employment relationship, including the recruitment, selection, remuneration, development and retention of staff.


  • This Master of Commerce with a Specialisation in Human Resource Management at Macquarie University provides you with an insight into the field of HRM and its related fields.
  • Units are taught by experienced practitioner-academics.
  • You will undertake a combination of broad and detailed areas of study.
  • Opportunities to develop research skills and a research project, as well as the completion of a capstone unit.

Career Opportunities


  • Change Agent
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Equity and Diversity Manager
  • HR Development Manager
  • HR Consultant
  • HR Co-ordinator/Manager
  • Learning and Development Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Work, Organisation and Management
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Intermediate Managerial Accounting
  • Company Law
  • Principles of Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Modelling
  • Work, Organisation and Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      1 year - 2 years depending on RPL granted
  • Credits
    64 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

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English Language Requirements

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    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent
  • GPA of 4.00 (out of 7.00) or overseas equivalent
  • CRICOS: 083782M

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    29800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29800 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
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  • Macquarie has one of the most generous scholarship programs in Australia, providing many opportunities each year to international students to undertake studies here.

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