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Master of Human Resource Management

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Study load

20-24 hours per week

Units

12

Intakes

Jan, Mar, May, July, Aug, Oct

Shape the future of work within contemporary workplaces

Engage with challenge and implement future-focused organisational change

Rapid change and disruption continue to change the face of the global economy. As an HR professional it’s essential that you’re equipped with the skills and knowledge to adapt people management practices, address sustainability issues, technology, and ethical questions alongside the human element of organisational success.

The Master of Human Resource Management addresses the core functions of HR management and provides you with a forward-focused and evidence-based exploration of HR’s updated role in the new normal and future of work.

This advanced course provides you with the ability to deliver organisational and broader community value with a focus on the future of HRM.

What you will learn 
  • Contemporary HR
    Learn about the future challenges HR professionals will face and develop your own effective and progressive responses
  • Change Management
    Learn how to address rapid change within modern workplaces to ensure your employees can readily adapt to new circumstances
  • Diversity, inclusion and wellbeing
    Focus on inclusive and progressive practices that place the wellbeing of its employees at the forefront
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Our worldwide business rankings

Dedicated to academic excellence, Monash University has achieved international recognition and renown in it’s Business courses.
Australia
# 3
(THE World University Rankings by Subject 2022)
International
# 45
(QS World Universities Rankings by Subject 2022)

The Master of Human Resource Management comprises twelve units in three parts. Each unit is worth 6 credit points.

Part A. Contemporary Application
These units provide coverage of theories, models and frameworks to apply to contemporary practice of human resource management. They are designed to introduce foundational knowledge of key human resource management activities.

Part B. Advanced Application
The focus of these units is to deepen and extend understanding and practice of contemporary human resource management. They are designed to provide advanced knowledge of complex human resource management challenges and practical approaches to engage with them effectively.

Part C. Professional Application
The focus of these units provide opportunities for students to apply knowledge to their professional practice. The units feature professional development, application of HRM knowledge in practice and opportunities for students to direct their learning to thrive and maintain currency in an uncertain business environment.

Part C. Industry Project
You must complete one or both of the following units.

Electives
You must complete either one or two elective units, depending on whether one or both industry project units listed above were chosen.

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Part A. Contemporary Application

You must complete the following units.

People and change

Ethics and legal issues in human resource management

Sustainability and performance in human resource management

Diversity and inclusion

You must complete the following units.

Engagement and talent management

Workforce and employment analytics

Workplace capability and disability studies

Mental health and wellbeing in the workplace

You must complete the following unit.

Professional development

You must complete one or both of the following units.

Industry project 1

Industry project 2

You must complete either one or two elective units, depending on whether one or both industry project units listed above were chosen.

Elective units to be chosen from the units offered across the Monash online programs as long as you have the prerequisite and there are no restrictions on enrolling in the units.

Entry level 1- 72 points to complete.
Duration:
2 years part-time.

An Australian bachelor degree, or an equivalent qualification, with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60, or an equivalent Grade Point Average, plus two years relevant work experience.

Entry level 2 – 48 points to complete.
Duration: 1.4 years part-time.

A Monash University Graduate Certifi cate of Human Resource Management with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60.

English requirements

Applicants must meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements apply for admission to Monash University Australia.

Do you qualify?

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For the Master of Human Resource Management, the estimated cost is $4,125.00 per unit. You may be eligible to receive a FEE-HELP loan to cover part or all of your tuition. Fees are subject to change annually.

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

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Human resource management online at Monash

Help shape people’s careers with a future-focused qualification that inspires innovation. The Master of Human Resource Management will equip you with a digital and people-centric skill set that will advance your HR career.

Your fully online course runs across a streamlined six-week teaching period and gives you the opportunity to engage in the learning material and study anywhere in Australia, whether you are inner-city, rural or remote.

Meet your academic team

Associate Professor Jonathan Matheny

Jonathan Matheny is the Director of Program Development for Leadership and Executive Education. He leads the development of new programs and teaches personal development, leadership and organisational change. He has led academic programs and lectures across North America, Europe and Asia.

Dr Susan Mayson

Dr Mayson is Director of Education in the Department of Management. She is an associate Fellow in the Monash Education Academy, a Dean’s Teaching Award (2011) winner and she received a Dean’s Commendation for Teaching Excellence in 2009. She teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

There is constant collaboration and support between the academic staff and the students. My online studies have been challenging but enjoyable.

Kishore Mitra

Graduate in Business

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Industry insights

By arming yourself with a Master of Human Resource Management, you will open doors to new and exciting opportunities within human resources. You could see yourself in any of the following roles:

  • HR manager
  • Staffing manager
  • HR supervisor
  • Recruitment coordinator
  • Chief human resource officer
  • Senior associate people and culture
  • HR director.
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4.1 stars out of 5
Human resource managers rate their job satisfaction as very high.

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15.6% job growth is expected for human resource manager roles over the next five years.

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$125,000 is the most common salary for a human resource managers in Australia.

Register your interest

A Course Consultant will be in touch to help with any questions regarding your enrolment process, documentation you may need, course fees or how online study works.

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