Master of Human Resource Management

Monash University

This is a comprehensive program that focuses on developing expertise in contemporary HR issues. It is designed for current and aspiring HR professionals who are seeking specialist training for career progression. It is ideal if students are looking to develop HRM skills or are working in HRM or related fields, such as industrial relations, employee development, HR planning or leadership. They will learn how to develop HR policy, deal with organisational change and talent management, manage employment issues such as industrial relations, employee development, HR planning and leadership. The program incorporates the latest trends and developments in human resources. It is delivered by leading professors and qualified academic staff who are at the cutting-edge of HR research, as well as experienced and prominent guest speakers from the private and public sectors and consulting, to ensure the program reflects contemporary practice.

Course Fee:

Australian: $43,800
International: $62,850

Entry Requirements:

Australian bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, and a minimum of two years of relevant employment. Applicants must also meet the English language requirements and will be ranked based on employment experience and their entire academic record, with a credit average preferred


Students must complete 72 points and the course is structured into two parts: eight units in Part A Mastery knowledge (48 points) and four units in Part B Application studies (24 points).

Subjects you can Study:

Human resource management

Study Pathways:

This course offers a research pathway if students are interested in pursuing a PhD. Students interested in enrolling in the research pathway require permission. Students must have completed a minimum of 24 points, including MGX4000, and achieved a minimum distinction average (70%) to progress to the research report.

Further information:

Students may exit this course early and apply to graduate with one of the following awards, provided they have satisfied the requirements for that award during their enrolment in this master's course: Graduate Certificate of Business after successful completion of 24 credit points of study with a minimum of 18 credit points at level 4 or above; Graduate Diploma of Business after successful completion of 48 credit points of study with a minimum of 36 credit points at level 4 or above; Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management after successful completion of 48 credit points of study, including all the requirements for that course.

Who for:

Current and aspiring HR professionals seeking specialist training and development in human resources for career progression

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Caulfield No info Yes Part time 3 years
Caulfield No info Yes Full time 1.5 years

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