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Master of Human Resource Management

Master of Human Resource Management

Build the skills needed for a changing business world and grow your career with this online Master of Human Resource Management course from Edith Cowan University.

Designed for both current and aspiring human resources professionals, this entirely online degree offers the core skills and knowledge required to succeed in a rapidly changing business world. In this course, you'll learn how to recruit, support, train and manage employees; how to align employee goals with business strategy; how to foster a thriving and diverse workforce; and how to successfully manage change. With a focus on developing industry leaders for a changing world of work, this degree prepares you for a rewarding career in senior leadership.

For students with a background in human resources management, this degree offers a fast-track pathway — meaning you could complete a master's degree in just 18 months, part-time. Edith Cowan University's dedicated Student Success Advisors mean your online study experience is supported, connected, and flexible to your lifestyle.

If you're looking to grow your career into senior leadership and management roles, this qualification provides the knowledge and experience needed to succeed.

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  • Qualification:
    Master's Degree
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    24 months part-time or 18 months-part time (fast-track)
  • Start date:
    Enquire Now Enquire Now for upcoming start dates
  • Awarded by:
    Edith Cowan University
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Human Resources Manager | Training Manager | Employee Relations Manager | Development Manager | Human Resources Consultant | View All

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Course Rundown

Build the skills needed for a changing business world and grow your career with this online Master of Human Resource Management course from Edith Cowan University.

Designed for both current and aspiring human resources professionals, this entirely online degree offers the core skills and knowledge required to succeed in a rapidly changing business world. In this course, you’ll learn how to recruit, support, train and manage employees; how to align employee goals with business strategy; how to foster a thriving and diverse workforce; and how to successfully manage change. With a focus on developing industry leaders for a changing world of work, this degree prepares you for a rewarding career in senior leadership.

For students with a background in human resources management, this degree offers a fast-track pathway — meaning you could complete a master’s degree in just 18 months, part-time. Edith Cowan University’s dedicated Student Success Advisors mean your online study experience is supported, connected, and flexible to your lifestyle.

If you’re looking to grow your career into senior leadership and management roles, this qualification provides the knowledge and experience needed to succeed.

Eligibility

To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have any bachelor's degree; OR
  • Have equivalent prior learning including at least five years of relevant professional experience.​

Eligible students can fast-track this qualification and complete their degree in only nine units. To gain entry to the fast-tracked Master of Human Resource Management, applicants must:

  • Hold a Bachelor of Commerce, Business, Management, Work or Employment Relations, with a focus or major in one of the following areas areas: HR, Management, Business Administration, Industrial Relations, or Employment Relations.

All applicants must also meet minimum English language requirements.

In this human resources course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Managing people and organisations
  • Human resource management fundamentals
  • Managing employee relations
  • Acquiring and managing talent
  • Managing and rewarding performance
  • Healthy work and wellbeing
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • People analytics
  • Connecting strategy and HRM
  • Current issues in human resource management
  • Managing change

The Master of Human Resource Management consists of twelve units, including one elective. Eligible students, who hold a bachelor's degree in a related field, can fast-track this degree and complete only nine units.

 

Edith Cowan University is consistently rated in the top Australian universities for student experience and teaching quality and ranked #9 in the world for quality education in 2020.

Accessible, Flexible and Accelerated: Study anywhere, anytime with our flexible online format delivered in accelerated mode, allowing you to earn your degree and put your skills into practice sooner.

Fully Supported: Be supported throughout your study journey by a personal Student Success Advisor and online learning community of like-minded students and friendly, accessible staff.

Job-Ready Skills, Relevant to Industry: Gain a wide range of skills, identified and designed by industry experts, to meet the complex and evolving needs of the industry. Our accelerated program means you graduate and put your skills into practice sooner than traditional part-time study options.

Edith Cowan University provides ongoing support to all students enrolled in online courses that encourages them to reach their potential.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Master of Human Resource Management from Edith Cowan University.

This qualification will equip you with the skills and experience required to seek employment in a senior position in human resources, training, talent acquisition or employee relations. Depending on your role, you may take on responsibilities for executive leadership, business strategy, and developing workplace culture.

According to Seek, the yearly average salary of a human resources director in Australia is in excess of $200,000. This qualification will help you build the skills needed to advance your career to its next stage.

Curious about where a career in human resources could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The fee for this degree is $48,120 for all 12 units.

For eligible students, the fee for the fast-tracked Master of Human Resource Management is $36,090 for nine units.

FEE-HELP is available to eligible students, to help with some or all of your tuition fees. Please contact Edith Cowan University for more information about payment options.

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

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, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $46,620 (2020-21 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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