Graduate Certificate of Human Resource Management

Course summary for local students

Year2017 course information
Award granted Graduate Certificate of Human Resource Management
CampusThis course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode
Cloud CampusYes
Length1 year part time
Next available intake

March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)

Tuition fee rateAvailable fee rates can be found at www.deakin.edu.au/fees
LevelPostgraduate (Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma)
Faculty contacts

Faculty of Business and Law - student advisers
Tel 03 9244 6555
Email buslaw@deakin.edu.au

Deakin course code M515

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 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.

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 www.deakin.edu.au/fees.

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.

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.
  Approved by Faculty Board October 2014

 

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

Entry requirements - general

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.

Entry requirements - specific

Minimum entry requirements
- Bachelor degree in any discipline and 3 years relevant work experience^

or

- Bachelor degree in a related discipline

or

- Graduate certificate and 5 years relevant work experience^

 

^ Relevant work experience: must be at a managerial level in the Human Resource Management field

Credit for prior learning - general

The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree and how to apply for credit.

How to apply

Applications for this course can be made directly through our Applicant Portal.

For more information on the application process, visit our Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.

Further study

M782 Master of Human Resource Management

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 classes, seminars, practicals 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.