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Human Resource Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Melbourne, Australia
The Master of Human Resource Management at Swinburne University of Technology is designed for high-performing students who are looking to gain the necessary skills needed to work as a human resource manager. Students learn about the role of human resource management within an organisation and develop the core capabilities required to lead in a rapidly changing business environment.

Overview

The Master of Human Resource Management at Swinburne University of Technology is designed for high-performing students who are looking to build skills as a human resource manager. The course covers a range of topics relating to aspects of human resource management and the development of core capabilities required to lead people effectively in a rapidly changing business environment.

The course allows articulation into the Master of Human Resource Management (Advanced).

The Master of Human Resource Management forms the third stage in a four-stage nested suite of programs consisting of the Graduate Certificate of Human Resource Management, the Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management, the Master of Human Resource Management and either the Master of Human Resource Management (Advanced) or the Master of Human Resource Management (Professional).

Aims and objectives

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

1. Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of human resource management concepts in diverse contexts and applications using critical thinking

2. Apply problem solving, design and decision making methodologies to identify and provide innovative solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence

3. Communicate proficiently in professional practice to a variety of audiences, function as an effective member or leader of a diverse team, and use advanced tools and practices of human resource management within project work

4. Demonstrate professionalism, integrity, ethical conduct, professional accountability and a deep awareness of professional practices in a global and sustainable context

5. Apply human resource management fundamentals to the analysis, design and operation of a business model using appropriate human resource management methods and tools, applied in a variety of contexts

6. Apply knowledge of research principles and methods to plan and execute a piece of research with some independence as preparation for research higher degrees

7. Reflect on and take responsibility for their own learning and self-management processes, and manage their own time and processes effectively by regularly reviewing performance as a means of managing continuing professional development and lifelong learning.

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 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description

      Part-time available for domestic students

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

CRICOS code- 092708B

  • A recognised bachelor degree in a related discipline or
  • A recognised bachelor degree in any discipline PLUS a minimum two years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience* or
  • Masters Qualifying Program or
  • Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Human Resource Management 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37480 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    31920 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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