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Master of Human Resource Management

Approved Abbreviation: MHRM


Western Sydney University Course Code: 2798.1

AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 093560J


Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2017 or later.

This course equips graduates to work in the field of human resource management. Key functional areas are considered within a strategic and contextualised framework, with an underlying objective of searching for ways to strengthen organisations for all stakeholders. This education extends the necessary knowledge base for working in employment relations, but the emphasis is knowledge in action, as inspired by the Australia Human Resource Institute’s capabilities for HR professionals and Western Sydney University graduate attributes designed to secure success.

Study Mode
One year full-time or two years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Hilal Hurriyetsgsmclientservices@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetPart TimeInternal See above

Accreditation
The Master of Human Resource Management is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). Accreditation means that the program has effective quality assurance and that learning addresses the Model of Excellence of the AHRI, derived from international research on HR competencies. Graduates of the Masters qualification who have met the requisite work experience requirements will be eligible for direct entry into the Unit 4 Capstone: Applied Project in Organisational Capability of the AHRI Practising Certification Program (APC). Completion of the Capstone project will award AHRI certification, Certified Practitioner (CPHR).

Admission

Applicants must have successfully completed a graduate certificate, or higher, in a business discipline;

Or

Successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline and a minimum of two years full-time equivalent managerial/professional work experience in roles facilitating human resource management, organisational development and training, and employment relations, or in related roles;

Or

Successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline and a minimum of five years general work experience in human resource management, organisational development and training, and employment relations, or in related roles.

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

Statement of Service

Work experience will require validation by employer and cannot be used both as a means of admission and as the basis of an application for advanced standing. Work experience will be evaluated to assess whether prospective students have demonstrated a verifiable capability in management such that they are enabled to undertake the discipline-specific learning contained in this Masters-level course. This criterion is impacted directly by the requirements of a curriculum that addresses AQF Level 9 knowledge and skill outcomes including a stipulation that graduates have cognitive skills to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge in management and to reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University.  Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points which includes eight core units.

Core units

200954Applied Project (Human Resources and Management)
200827Developing Human Capital and Organisational Capability
200828Diversity, Labour Markets and Workforce Planning
200717Employment Relations Professional Practice
200821Financial Reports for Decision Making
200719Industrial Relations and Workplace Change
200721Reward Management
200722Strategic Employment Relations

Full-time

Year 1

Quarter 1

200821Financial Reports for Decision Making
200719Industrial Relations and Workplace Change

Quarter 2

200717Employment Relations Professional Practice
200827Developing Human Capital and Organisational Capability

Quarter 3

200828Diversity, Labour Markets and Workforce Planning
200722Strategic Employment Relations

Quarter 4

200721Reward Management
200954Applied Project (Human Resources and Management)

Part-time

Year 1

Quarter 1

200719Industrial Relations and Workplace Change

Quarter 2

200717Employment Relations Professional Practice

Quarter 3

200828Diversity, Labour Markets and Workforce Planning

Quarter 4

200721Reward Management

Year 2

Quarter 1

200821Financial Reports for Decision Making

Quarter 2

200827Developing Human Capital and Organisational Capability

Quarter 3

200722Strategic Employment Relations

Quarter 4

200954Applied Project (Human Resources and Management)


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