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Curtin University's Graduate Certificate in Human Resources will give you a broad understanding of human resources theory and functions. This course will help to will expand your knowledge and personal and professional skills to enable you to develop people currently working in complex and changing organisational climates in Australia and overseas.
Throughout the course you will examine communication theories and processes used to successfully communicate in organisational settings, and you'll understand how issues such as globalisation, corporate social responsibility and change management impact both employees and employers.
You'll look at industrial relations in Australia, and become familiar with tribunals, the state, unions and management. You'll also study collective and enterprise bargaining, negotiation, industrial action and conflict.
Complete the course on-campus or via a combination of online and on-campus study, or pursue additional qualifications with a Graduate Diploma in Human resources or Master of Human Resources.
Last modified: 19 Jan 2017
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Regardless of your chosen area of study, Curtin University also requires that you demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this human resources course, the subjects you may study include:
You may be eligible for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Human Resources from Curtin University.
With this qualification under your belt, you'll be able to seek employment in human resources at a middle-management level.
This course is an ideal pathway to further human resources postgraduate study, including a Graduate Diploma in Human resources and Master of Human Resources.
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.
Curtin 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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