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Master of Human Resources

  • Masters (Coursework)

Build your capabilities working in human resource management in Australia and internationally.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
6 months full-time
Course Code
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In person

About this course

The Master of Human Resources is designed for managers, human resource professionals and consultants wanting to develop and expand their knowledge, personal and professional skills. It is also appropriate for graduates and professionals from other fields, who want to enhance their understanding of the management of human resources and industrial relations.

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What you will learn

  • synthesise relevant theories, concepts and techniques and apply them to designing solutions to a range of workplace-based human resource and management issues
  • critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of various conceptual models relating to human resource management functions in light of contextual variables and best possible responses to human resources problems
  • find, assess and synthesise disparate information, including specialist and non-specialist knowledge, from credible sources to make evidence-based judgments and decisions about human resource issues within organisations
  • employ empathetic and effective communication practices appropriate to influence, lead and manage and disseminate information in organisational human resources management and research contexts
  • integrate technologies, recognising their benefits and limitations, into human resource management functions and activities
  • actively seek and engage in opportunities for ongoing learning that build the body of professional knowledge in the field of human resources and contributes to personal development
  • evaluate international and domestic human resources management practices and industrial relations contexts, recognising how human resources practices in developing countries differ from those found in developed countries; and applying a range of perspectives in order to solve issues of global relevance
  • incorporate culturally competent practices into human resources work and interactions within organisations, through critical self-reflection and modelling
  • demonstrate ethical professional conduct and leadership reflecting organisational values, culture and goals in human resources management practice and research

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