The Master of Human Resource Management will equip you with the core capabilities required to lead people effectively in a rapidly changing business environment.
You’ll become adept at using HR systems and learn how to drive successful future business strategies that embrace the radical, emerging shifts in the way we work.
Building a team with the right people is critical to the success of any business. This program is co-created with industry partners, Siemens and Medibank, so in addition to academic learning and grounding in legal and regulatory frameworks, you’ll develop practical skills, be inspired by industry-relevant insights and deepen your industry knowledge. You’ll learn from practicing professionals, including site visits and discussions with managers of specialist HR areas.
Choose from a wide range of AGSE electives or complete a related business specialisation such as business analytics, international business, project management, supply chain innovation, or research.
The Master of Human Resource Management is professionally accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).
Depending on prior learning and experience, you may complete the Master in one year, 18 months or two years.
Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 30% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.
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2 Year/s (depending on prior qualifications and experience may be completed in 1.5 years or 1 year full-time)
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A$38300 (annual for 2022)*
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Swinburne partners with Siemens and Medibank to produce career-ready HR professionals
Swinburne has launched a refreshed postgraduate courses in human resources (HR) management as the demand for HR professionals skilled in organisational change management increases. The course will have a strong focus on collaborating with industry to co-design and co-deliver new units and initiatives.
Director of the Master of HRM, Professor Anne Bardoel, says the updated course will address gaps in HR education as emerging technologies such as big data change the way organisations operate.
The opportunity to learn in a collaborative and innovative environment together with academic staff and fellow students has allowed me to thrive as an individual and fostered a sense of community. The level of support I have received from the academic staff has been incredible – from discussing ideas to making career decisions, they were always happy to share their insights.
Master of Human Resource Management
Master of Human Resource Management
Find out from the people who co-created the Master of Human Resource Management how it is both industry relevant and academically sound.
Discover how vital HR roles are in times of uncertainty; how this course aims to prepare you for leadership roles, and the broad number of opportunities available in the HR field.