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Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management

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Award granted Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management
CampusThis course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration2 years part time
Deakin course codeM615

Not offered in Trimester 3

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Course overview

The Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management is a specialised course designed to provide a qualification for graduates and/or those with significant experience working in the human resources field in business, government and industry. The course is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

In addition, the course aims to meet the needs of senior management whose duties require them to take on responsibilities in human resources development and management. The course provides students with the skills and knowledge to fit them for the human resource development and management roles that their employment demands.

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  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

The Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management requires completion of 8 credit points comprising 7 credit points of core units and a 1 credit point elective unit. Students may also choose to exit early with a Graduate Certificate of Human Resource Management (consisting of MMH701, MMH702, MMH703 and MMH704).

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Course structure

Core units

MMH701 Human Resource Strategy  

MMH702 Strategic Staffing  

MMH703 Developing People and Organisations  

MMH704 Performance Management and Reward  

MMH706 Advanced Human Resource Management  

MMH709 Employment Relations for Organisational Effectiveness  

MMH710 Rights and Responsibilities in Human Resource Management  


Elective units

plus 1 credit point from:

MMH707 Managing Transitions and Change  

MPR707 Change Management (Residential)  


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