Master of Human Resource Management

Course summary for local students

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

3 years part-time

Next available intake

March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)*

Indicative annual fee 2015$23,700* - Full-fee paying place
Faculty contacts

Postgraduate Student Administration
Faculty of Business and Law
Tel 03 5227 3447 Waterfront (Geelong)
Tel 03 9244 5043 Burwood (Melbourne)
Tel 1800 624 316 Customer Service
postgrad-enquiries@deakin.edu.au

Deakin course code M782

Please note:

*Commencing students in Trimester 3 2014 and all commencing students prior to 2015, please refer to the below link:

M782 Course structure -2014 Handbook

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).

Fees and charges

Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study. If you are studying a graduate certificate of 4 credit points, your total course EFTSL is 0.5.

This is a fee-paying course. Domestic students may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance in paying these tuition fees. For more information about FEE-HELP go to deakin.edu.au/fees.

Fee paying place - Domestic (DFP)
A fee paying place is one for which the university does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fee paying places are available to domestic students. Domestic students are those who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of a permanent visa.

* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2015, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2015 can be viewed from the Unit Search.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.

Career opportunities

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.

Course rules

This course requires completion of 12 credit points, including 11 credit points of core units and one general postgraduate elective unit, selected from the Faculty of Business and Law or as approved by the Master of Human Reource 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

MMH753Unit description is currently unavailable

MPK701Research Design and Analysis

plus 1 credit point from:

MMH707Managing Transitions and Change

MPR707Change Management (Residential)

plus

MMH754Unit description is currently unavailable (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 Reource Management Course Director.

 

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

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 Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide.

Entry requirements - specific

Standard Admission:
- 3 year bachelors degree or AQF equivalent + 3 years relevant work experience^ or 3 year bachelors degree or AQF equivalent in a cognate area

Alternative Admission:

- A graduate certificate in + 5 years relevant work experience^; or

-Deakin Business and Law Postgraduate Qualifying Program + 3 years relevant work experience^; or

- A  M501 Deakin Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (or comparable Graduate Certificate in general business)

^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.

How to apply

Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal.  Details of available courses and application closing dates can be found on the Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.

Your course may require further information in support of your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.

 

Back to top