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Human Resource Management (Advanced), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) Melbourne, Australia
Building a team with the right people is critical to the success of any business. The Master of Human Resource Management (Advanced) at Swinburne University of Technology will equip you with the core capabilities required to lead people effectively in rapidly changing business environments. 


The Master of Human Resource Management (Advanced) at Swinburne University of Technology igives you the opportunity to add a research component to your master degree, which will prepare you to undertake a PhD. Alternatively, in the course you can further your knowledge in other areas of interest by choosing additional electives.

Co-created with industry partners, Siemens and Medibank, the Master of Human Resource Management (Advanced) will bring you face-to-face with those shaping the HRM landscape and ensure you’re at the forefront of change in HRM practices.

The course is part of Swinburne’s Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship (AGSE).

Career opportunities

The Master of Human Resource Management (Advanced) is for those looking to pursue senior level careers in the areas of: Human Resources, People Development, Change Management, Organisational Development, Diversity, Training and Development, and Talent Management. The course will help you progress your career to managerial and business partner positions in human resources and consultancy, such as Director of Human Resources or Senior Consultant.

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 duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part-time available for domestic students

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

CRICOS code- 092710G

  • Students holding an international student visa are required to study full-time and on campus. Due to government regulations, industry-based learning (IBL) and work placement are not available to onshore international students unless it is a compulsory component of the program. Programs that are taught solely online are not available to onshore international students who hold an international student visa.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37480 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    31920 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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