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C07113v3 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
Credit recognition
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 industrial relations (IR) 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 employment relations.

Career options

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

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 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

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.

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 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

All students must complete a total of 48 credit points made up of eight subjects, comprising four core subjects (24 credit points), three specialist subjects (18 credit points) and one elective subject (6 credit points).

Course completion requirements

STM90931 Core subjects 24cp
STM90940 Human Resource Management stream 18cp
CBK91017 Electives (Business) 6cp
Total 48cp

Course program

Typical full-time and part-time programs are shown below, showing a suggested study sequence for students undertaking the course with Autumn session commencement.

Detailed course programs are available at study plan management.

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

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
UTS: Business (Postgraduate)