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MC-HMRES

Master of Human Resources

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  • Qualification
    Master of Human Resources
  • Duration
    1 year full-time
  • Credit
    200
  • CRICOS
    110825K
  • Location
    Curtin Perth
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Semester 1, 2023

Applications now open!

12 February 2023

Semester 2, 2023

10 April 2023

6 July 2023

Semester 1, 2024

14 August 2023

8 February 2024

Semester 2, 2024

8 April 2024

4 July 2024

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Why study Master of Human Resources at Curtin?

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You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

Master of Human Resources

Outline

Outline

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

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

Specifically, a relevant bachelor AND 3 years work experience (documented and relevant). Applicants without a relevant bachelor will need to complete one of the Graduate Certificate pathways; GC-HUMRES Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and GC-EMPRL Graduate Certificate in Employment Relations.

English requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

Writing

6.0

Speaking

6.0

Reading

6.0

Listening

6.0

Overall band score

6.5

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees & charges

Fee information is not available for this course at this time. Find estimated course fees.

Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2023

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

2024

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

2025

Semester 1
  • On campus

All endeavours are made to ensure location information for courses is up to date but please note they are subject to change.

The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

How to apply

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Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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