Graduate Certificate of Human Resource Management

Course summary for current students

Year2018 course information
Award granted Graduate Certificate of Human Resource Management
CampusThis course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode
Cloud CampusYes
Duration1 year part time
Deakin course codeM515
Approval statusThis course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.
Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognitionThe award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Graduate Certificate of Human Resource Management provides skills and knowledge in managing human resources and employment relations.  The course provides a foundation for those wanting to enter into the human resources field or those people wanting to upgrade their qualifications in human resource management.  Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate students will be eligible for admission into the Master of Human Resource Management.

Indicative student workload

As a student in the Faculty of Business and Law, you can expect to participate in a range of teaching activities each week. This could include online classes and seminars,  and online interaction. You can refer to the individual unit details in the course structure for more information. You will also need to study and complete assessment tasks in your own time.

Career opportunities

The Graduate Certificate of Human Resource Management will provide you with skills and knowledge for a career in human resources, business, government or industry.

Fees and charges

Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit the Current students fees website.

Course Learning Outcomes

Graduate Learning Outcomes Course Learning Outcomes
Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities Demonstrate an advanced understanding of a contemporary body of knowledge in human resource management.
Communication Apply appropriate communication skills within the context of human resource management.
Digital literacy Use appropriate digital technologies to identify and disseminate complex information, concepts and theories in human resource management.
Critical thinking Analyse critically, evaluate and express sound judgement, ideas and reflection in relation to a range of management issues.
Problem solving Apply problem solving skills necessary to conceptualise and solve complex human resource issues in the workplace.
Self-management Operate successfully as an independent learner in an on-line learning environment
Teamwork Apply team working skills in addressing human resource issues in the contemporary workplace.
Global citizenship Identify and respond to authentic ethical and cultural issues faced by HR professionals in organisations.
   

 

Course rules

To complete the Graduate Certificate of Human Resources, students must attain a total of 4 credit points of core units. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point.

Course structure

Units

MMH701Human Resource Strategy

MMH702Strategic Staffing

MMH704Performance Management and Reward

MMH709Employment Relations for Organisational Effectiveness