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.
The course meets the continuing development requirements of professionals in the field, enabling graduates to advance themselves in the complex and changing organisational climates of Australia and worldwide.
It features both guided independent study and team projects and course units cover key strategic and practical topics of relevance in today's evolving HR environment.
Graduates of this course have the specific skills and relevant industry knowledge to become an HR Generalist or HR Specialist.
What jobs can the Human Resources lead to?
- Human resource professional
- Management consultant
- Policy and planning manager
- Recruitment consultant
- Training and development professional
- Workplace relations advisor
- Banking and finance
- Health care
- Public relations
- Resources and renewables
What you'll learn
- synthesise and critically evaluate the relevant theories, concepts and techniques relating to human resource management functions and apply them to designing solutions to human resources problems
- find, assess and synthesise disparate information, including specialist and non-specialist knowledge, from credible sources to make evidence-based judgements 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 and critically evaluate and use appropriate technologies in these tasks.
- evaluate international and domestic human resources management practices and industrial relations contexts, recognising how human resources practices differ globally; apply a range of perspectives in order to solve issues of global relevance in an ethical, responsible and sustainable way; 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.
- 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