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C04286v1 Master of Human Resource Management

Award(s): Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM)
CRICOS code: 084674G
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 72
Course EFTSL: 1.5
Location: City campus

Notes

This course replaces the Master of Business in Human Resource Management (C04227).


Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Credit recognition
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Professional recognition
Other information

Overview

The Master of Human Resource Management focuses on developing expertise in contemporary human resource management issues. The course is for current and aspiring HR professionals who are seeking the in-depth knowledge and skills necessary to engage in decision-making at senior levels within an organisation.

The Master of Human Resource Management focuses on developing greater understanding of human resource management, employment relations and organisational behaviour. It provides participants with a thorough understanding of the business issues and challenges surrounding HRM and IR, and equips participants with the skills necessary to add value to an organisation.

Course aims

The course aims to provide leading-edge conceptual and practical understandings of human resource management in complex and unfamiliar workplace situations in order to facilitate management decision-making.

Career options

Career options include positions in change management and general management, human resources, and organisational training and development.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 critically analyse complex theoretical business concepts and apply them in a global context
2.1 use relevant information and data to critically analyse complex issues in human resource management practice
2.2 formulate creative and innovative solutions to complex human resource management issues
3.1 communicate information clearly and fluently in written form appropriate for stakeholders
3.2 use oral communication appropriately in a professional context to convey information clearly and fluently
3.3 interact effectively with others in order to work towards a common outcome
4.1 evidence understanding of ethical and social responsibility in professional practice and accountablility for related personal outputs
4.2 critically evaluate and apply sustainability principles to decisions in business contexts
5.1 apply broad technical and professional skills effectively within human resource management practice
5.2 execute a substantial research-based or professionally focused human resources management project

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

If the previous qualification is not in a related field, applicants require a minimum of two years' relevant work experience. Applicants with a relevant graduate certificate must have completed it with at least a credit average.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Credit recognition

Students may be granted a maximum of eight subject exemptions, of which four core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Course duration and attendance

The course may be completed in one-and-a-half years of full-time or three years of part-time study.

Course structure

All students must complete a total of 72 credit points made up of 12 subjects, comprising four core subjects (24 credit points), a specialisation in human resource management comprising five subjects (30 credit points) and three elective subjects (18 credit points).

Course completion requirements

STM90930 Core subjects 24cp
STM90939 Human Resource Management stream 30cp
CBK91016 Electives (Business) 18cp
Total 72cp

Course program

Typical full-time and part-time programs are provided below, showing a suggested study sequence for students undertaking the course with Autumn session commencement. Students who wish to focus on industrial relations or industrial law may substitute a UTS: Business elective with a UTS: Law elective, subject to approval by the course coordinator.

Detailed course programs are available at study plan management.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21937 Managing, Leading and Stewardship   6cp
21720 Human Resource Management   6cp
21760 Performance and Talent Management   6cp
21928 People, Work and Employment   6cp
Spring session
21702 Industrial Relations   6cp
21931 Research Skills for Managers   6cp
21919 Business Models and Strategic Planning   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21724 Human Resource Strategies   6cp
21927 Management Research Project (Capstone)   6cp
Select 12 credit points of options   12cp
Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
21937 Managing, Leading and Stewardship   6cp
21720 Human Resource Management   6cp
Spring session
21760 Performance and Talent Management   6cp
21928 People, Work and Employment   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21702 Industrial Relations   6cp
21919 Business Models and Strategic Planning   6cp
Spring session
21931 Research Skills for Managers   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
21724 Human Resource Strategies   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring session
21927 Management Research Project (Capstone)   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (C11198), the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (C07113), and the Master of Human Resource Management.

Professional recognition

Students completing this degree are eligible to apply to the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) for the Professional Member (MAHRI) status and/or advancement to a higher level of membership for those who have appropriate work experience.

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
email
business@uts.edu.au
UTS: Business (Postgraduate)