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Take your knowledge of organisational psychology and apply it to business, industrial and other organisational contexts with a Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Safety at Murdoch University.
The course gives you the skills to run a safe and healthy workplace, and to ensure an organisation's HR department runs smoothly. You'll learn about wellbeing and the dynamics of cultural diversity in the workplace, and cover procedures such as job assessment methods, performance appraisal, staffing, human resource development and training.
As well as a focus on safety, you'll look at rehabilitation, retirement, and retrenchment, and how to manage change.
If you're a graduate of commerce, law, education, sociology, environmental or biological science and want to work in HR, this course is a perfect second discipline area.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Previous quantitative or statistical skills are also highly recommended.
All students must also satisfy Murdoch University's minimum English requirements by demonstrating competency in the English language.
In this human resources course, the subjects you may study include:
Plus your choice of one of the following elective units
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Safety from Murdoch University.
With this qualification, you can pursue a range of human resources roles in any organisation. You'll be able to apply your knowledge of organisational psychology to business and ensure wellbeing in the workplace.
Curious about where a career in human resources could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Murdoch University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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