Master of Human Resource Management
Course summary for current students
|Year||2018 course information|
|Award granted||Master of Human Resource Management|
|Campus||This course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode|
|Duration||1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Deakin course code||M782|
|Approval status||This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.|
|Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition||The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 9.|
- Course overview
- Indicative student workload
- Professional recognition
- Career opportunities
- Alternative exits
- Fees and charges
- Course Learning Outcomes
- Course rules
- Course structure
The course meets the needs of current human resource practitioners wanting to extend and expand their skills and knowledge with a formal qualification and it also meets the needs of senior management whose duties require them to take on responsibilities in human resources development and management.
Accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute, this is a specialised course designed to provide enhance qualifications for graduates in business, government and industry.
Human resource management is no longer regarded as the sole responsibility of a special department. An understanding of human resource management is now generally a requirement of managers throughout organisations.
This course offers specialist units in employment relations, human resource strategy, development, and specialist HR functions, together with an elective study option from a key business discipline; marketing, management, accounting, economics, finance and information systems.
This human resource management course will help enhance your existing employment experience in the field of human resources, enabling you to progress to managerial-level positions in human resources.
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.
The Master of Human Resource Management is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). Graduates may be eligible for entry into the AHRI Practising Certification (APC) Program.
As a graduate of the Master of Human Resource Management you will have developed skills and knowledge to enhance your existing employment experience in the field of human resources, enabling you to progress to managerial-level positions in human resources and line management specialisations.
|Graduate Certificate of Human Resource Management (M515)|
|Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management (M615)|
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||Integrate advanced understanding of a contemporary body of knowledge in human resource management to operate as a skilled HR professional in business.|
|Communication||Select and apply advanced appropriate communication skills within the context of human resource management.|
|Digital literacy||Select and apply appropriate digital technologies to identify and disseminate complex information, concepts and theories in human resource management.|
|Critical thinking||Review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesize human resource related knowledge to respond to specialised and authentic contexts encountered by human resource professionals.|
|Problem solving||Relate and develop advanced problem solving skills necessary to conceptualise and solve human resource issues in the workplace.|
|Self-management||Employ a range of advanced skills in undertaking independent learning in human resource management.|
|Teamwork||Apply team working skills in addressing human resource issues in the contemporary workplace.|
|Global citizenship||Evaluate emerging global human resource issues as they effect organisations.|
To complete the Master of Human Resource Management, students must attain a total of 12 credit points, consisting of 11 credit points of core units and a one credit point elective unit. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point.
The elective may be selected from:-
- any Business and Law postgraduate unit, or
- any postgraduate unit offered by the University subject to eligibility and approved by the Course Director.
Students will undertake a one-credit point research training unit and one credit point research-based project unit.
|MMH701||Human Resource Strategy|
|MMH703||Developing People and Organisations|
|MMH704||Performance Management and Reward|
|MMH709||Employment Relations for Organisational Effectiveness|
|MMH710||Rights and Responsibilities in Human Resource Management|
|MMH753||Human Resource Management in the Global Context|
|MPK701||Research Design and Analysis|
|MMH707||Organisational Development and Change|
|MPP701||Research Project 1a|
|MPP702||Research Project 1B|
Plus one general postgraduate elective unit (1 credit point) offered by the Faculty of Business and Law or as approved by the Master of Human Resource Management Course Director.
Other course information
Course duration - additional information
Course duration may be affected by delays in completing course requirements, such as accessing or completing work placements.