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C07113v4 Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

Award(s): Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (GradDipHRM)
CRICOS code: 055276F
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 48
Course EFTSL: 1
Location: City campus

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

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management provides participants with sound knowledge and skills in the field of human resource management (HRM), enabling participants to develop expertise across the field of HRM and its issues, including employment relations and other management practices.

The course provides an avenue for participants to gain theoretical and practical skills in the fields of HRM and IR. It is based on the master's program but requires fewer units of study. In most circumstances, participants can choose to progress to the Master of Human Resource Management (C04286) on satisfactory completion of this course.

Course aims

The course is designed to meet the career needs of professionals with some experience in an area related to HRM and employment relations.

Career options

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government related to HRM.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Apply advanced knowledge of human resource concepts, practices and policies, including Indigenous perspectives, to inform professional practice in local and international contexts
2.1 Apply critical thinking skills to develop options that respond to local, Indigenous and professional needs within a human resources context
3.1 Construct and employ multi-media communications that utilise emotional intelligence to shape interactions with internal and external stakeholders
3.2 Interact with colleagues and stakeholders to work effectively in teams and deliver agreed project outcomes
4.1 Evaluate and apply principles of law, ethics, sustainability, social justice and indigenous values as human resource practitioners
5.1 Apply professional knowledge and technical skills within human resource management practice

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.

Applicants also require a minimum of two years' full time, or equivalent relevant managerial work experience.

Applicants without managerial work experience may apply for the Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition (C11300).

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.

Pathway course

Students who do not meet the requirements to gain entry into the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management may be eligible for entry into the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (C11198) or the Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition (C11300). Satisfactory completion of the UTS Graduate Certificate allows students to articulate into the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or the Master of Human Resource Management (C04286) or (C04260).

Recognition of prior learning

Students may be granted a maximum of five subject exemptions, of which two core subjects can be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is one year of full-time or two years of part-time study.

Course structure

Students must complete a total of 48 credit points consisting of a combination of core, specialised and elective subjects.

Course completion requirements

21883 Diversity and Inclusion 3cp
21884 Managing Change 3cp
21885 HRM Project: People 6cp
21720 Human Resource Management 6cp
21887 People Analytics 3cp
21888 Future of Work 3cp
21889 HRM Project: Future 6cp
21702 Industrial Relations 6cp
CBK91834 Electives 12cp
Total 48cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing the recommended study sequence to ensure completion of the course within the expected duration.

Not all subjects are offered every session.

Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21720 Human Resource Management   6cp
21883 Diversity and Inclusion   3cp
21884 Managing Change   3cp
21885 HRM Project: People   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring session
21702 Industrial Relations   6cp
21887 People Analytics   3cp
21888 Future of Work   3cp
21889 HRM Project: Future   6cp
79034 Employment and Industrial Law   6cp
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
21702 Industrial Relations   6cp
21887 People Analytics   3cp
21888 Future of Work   3cp
21889 HRM Project: Future   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21720 Human Resource Management   6cp
21883 Diversity and Inclusion   3cp
21884 Managing Change   3cp
21885 HRM Project: People   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
21720 Human Resource Management   6cp
21883 Diversity and Inclusion   3cp
21884 Managing Change   3cp
Spring session
21702 Industrial Relations   6cp
21887 People Analytics   3cp
21888 Future of Work   3cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21885 HRM Project: People   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring session
21889 HRM Project: Future   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring commencing, part time
Year 1
Spring session
21702 Industrial Relations   6cp
21887 People Analytics   3cp
21888 Future of Work   3cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21720 Human Resource Management   6cp
21883 Diversity and Inclusion   3cp
21884 Managing Change   3cp
Spring session
21889 HRM Project: Future   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
21885 HRM Project: People   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, and the Master of Human Resource Management (C04286).

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
Business (Postgraduate)