Master Online

Human Resource Management (Accelerated Online)

Edith Cowan University

18 months
49560 AUD/year
49560 AUD/year
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Prepare for the changing world of HRM with the ECU's Human Resource Management (Accelerated Online) from Edith Cowan University and learn to align business and people strategies, champion positive workplace culture and empower people to achieve their best. 


Great Human Resource Management (HRM) professionals know that focussing on the ‘Human’ in Human Resources means what’s good for people is good for business.

With workplaces changing faster than ever before, there is a growing demand for HRM leaders who can respond to future trends in people and culture. 

Edith Cowan University's Accelerated Online Master of Human Resource Management is for current and aspiring HRM professionals. 

What you'll study 

If you want to be an expert in HRM, the Master of Human Resource Management (Accelerated Online) will allow you to become a professional with a holistic, person-centred approach to workplace success. Develop and build on the fundamental skills and core capabilities you need in this field. You will also build your leadership capacity and learn to align the goals of employees and management with overall business strategy.

Fast-Track Your Master Degree

If you are an HRM professional with a relevant degree (see Entry Requirements) you can Fast-Track your degree and complete your Master of Human Resource Management in only nine units. Reach your professional goals sooner and be prepared for future trends in people and culture with ECU Online.

Career Outcomes

Upon successfully completing the Master of Human Resource Management, you will have the skills and knowledge to succeed in a number of roles including:

  • Director of People & Culture
  • Employment Relations Manager
  • Human Resource Management Consultant
  • Talent Acquisition Officer
  • Workplace Relations Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Diversity and Inclusion Consultant

Working in a senior position in human resource management consists of many diverse responsibilities, which can include executive leadership, developing and implementing business strategies, managing staff performance and cultivating workplace culture. According to Seek, the average yearly salary of a Human Resources Director in Australia is $200,000+.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acquiring and Managing Talent
  • Managing and Rewarding Performance 
  • Healthy Work and Wellbeing
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • People Analytics
  • Connecting Strategy and HRM

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits
  • 12 units / 9 units (Fast-Track)



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


  • To gain entry to the Master of Human Resource Management, applicants must:
  • Have any bachelor degree, or​
  • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.​
  • Meet English Language Requirements (Band 4). This can include IELTS Academic - Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0).
  • Eligible students can fast-track their Master of Human Resource Management and complete their degree in only nine units. To gain entry to the fast-tracked master degree, applicants must:
  • Hold a Bachelor of Commerce/Business/Management/Work and Employment Relations with focus/major areas: HR, Management, Business Administration, Industrial and/or Employment Relations.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    49560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49560 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    49560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49560 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • $37,170 (Fast-Track)


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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