Master of Human Resource Management
Course summary for local students
|Year||2015 course information|
|Award granted||Master of Human Resource Management|
|Campus||This course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode|
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 of Business and Law - student advisers
|Level||Higher Degree Coursework (Masters and Doctorates)|
|Deakin course code||M782|
*Students commencing in Trimester 3 can only undertake the elective units.
*Commencing students in Trimester 3 2014 and all commencing students prior to 2015, please refer to the below link:
- Course overview
- Professional recognition
- Fees and charges
- Career opportunities
- Course rules
- Course structure
- Entry requirements - general
- Entry requirements - specific
- Credit for prior learning - general
- How to apply
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|
plus 1 credit point from:
|MMH707||Managing Transitions and Change|
|MPR707||Change Management (Residential)|
|MMH754||Applied 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
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
- 3 year bachelors degree or AQF equivalent + 3 years relevant work experience^ or 3 year bachelors degree or AQF equivalent in a cognate area
- A graduate certificate + 5 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.