Master of Human Resource Management

Course summary for current students

Year2016 course information
Award granted Master of Human Resource Management
CampusThis course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode
Cloud (online)Yes

3 years part-time

Deakin course codeM782

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Master of Human Resource Management is a specialised course designed to provide a qualification for graduates in business, government and industry.

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 required for human resource development and management roles.

Professional recognition

The Master of Human Resource Management is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

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.

Fees and charges

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:

Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*Domestic Fee PayingInternational Fee Paying
Not applicable$25,000$32,000

The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.

* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.

Course rules

This course requires completion of 12 credit points, including 11 credit points of core units and one general postgraduate business and law elective unit, selected from the Faculty of Business and Law or as approved by the Master of Human Resource Management Course Director.

Course structure

Core units

MMH701Human Resource Strategy

MMH702Strategic Staffing

MMH703Developing People and Organisations

MMH704Performance Management and Reward

MMH709Employment Relations for Organisational Effectiveness

MMH710Rights and Responsibilities in Human Resource Management

MMH753Human Resource Management in the Global Context

MPK701Research Design and Analysis

MMH707Organisational Development and Change

MMH754Applied Research Project in Human Resource Management (2 credit points)

plus 1 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.

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit