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Diploma of Human Resources Management

  • Diploma

Human resource management is a lucrative career in a growing industry, with an expected 48,000 job openings across Australia in the next five years. Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Human Resources Management addresses current business needs in...

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
6 months part-time
Course Code
BSB50618
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul

About this course

A lucrative job in a growing industry

Human resource management is a lucrative career in a growing industry, with an expected 48,000 job openings across Australia in the next five years. Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Human Resources Management addresses current business needs in human resources management, learning and development and employment services. This course is perfect for students with little or no vocational experience, but sound theoretical business skills and knowledge.

Learn from industry experts

Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Human Resources Management will give you current skills and knowledge in this constantly changing field. Taught by industry-based experts with extensive contemporary experience and skills, you'll be an asset to any employer. Learn the fundamentals of human resources management through hands-on, practical classes. Core industry knowledge and new skills will broaden your career path, getting you ahead today and into the future. Plus, Melbourne Polytechnic's pathway arrangements with La Trobe University means that students that meet requirements may be able to move into tertiary business courses.

A highly-valued, versatile qualification

Graduates from Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Human Resources Management may find work as a human resources advisor, human resources manager, change manager or human resources consultant. With further study and work experience, you'll be able to climb the HR management ladder or to specialise in particular areas of HR management.

Entry requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course. We expect you to have an educational level that will enable the achievement of the objectives. We encourage you to attend one of Melbourne Polytechnic's Information Sessions.

Study locations

Preston

Career pathways

Your human resources career starts here. With further study and/or work experience, you'll be able to climb the HR management ladder or to specialise in particular areas of HR management. This fundamental qualification is highly valued by employers for roles in office, business and department management.

  • Human Resources Advisor
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Change Manager
  • Human Resources Officer

Credit for prior study or work

You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.