This course provides an avenue for graduates to gain theoretical and practical skills in human resource management and business practices. As many course participants may already be established in a business career, the key vocational outcomes will arise from better job performance and new opportunities opening up for graduates. Graduates can explore career paths such as human resource officer, human resource manager and human resource director.
The Master of Commerce (Human Resource Management) (Professional) is designed for high-performing students who are looking to build skills in the global human resource management market. The course covers a range of topics relating to aspects of human resource management and the development of core capabilities required to lead people effectively in a rapidly changing business environment.
This postgraduate program provides a unique opportunity for students to gain specialised human resource management knowledge through coursework, and designated project work. The professional industry-linked component provides students with the opportunity to gain awareness, experience, and links to industry, whilst enabling them to apply their knowledge, techniques and skills to solve industry-related problems.
This option is intended for students who wish to focus on a particular area of their career or consultancy.
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of human resource management concepts in diverse contexts and applications using critical thinking.
2. Apply problem solving, design and decision making methodologies to identify and provide innovative solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence.
3. Communicate proficiently in professional practice to a variety of audiences, function as an effective member or leader of a diverse team, and use advanced tools and practices of human resource management within project work.
4. Demonstrate professionalism, integrity, ethical conduct, professional accountability and a deep awareness of professional practices in a global and sustainable context.
5. Apply human resource management fundamentals to the analysis, design and operation of a business model using appropriate human resource management methods and tools, applied in a variety of contexts.
6. Reflect on and take responsibility for their own learning and self-management processes, and manage their own time and processes effectively by regularly reviewing performance as a means of managing continuing professional development and lifelong learning.