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C11198v3 Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (GradCertHRM)
CRICOS code: 055278D
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5

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

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management introduces participants to knowledge and experiences in the areas of human resource management (HRM) and industrial relations.

The course equips graduates with the essential skills and knowledge to become effective, diligent and successful human resource practitioners.

Course aims

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is a good entry point for students wanting to strengthen their understanding of HRM. It provides participants with the opportunity to study at a professional level and to improve their critical understanding. In most circumstances, participants can choose to progress to the graduate diploma or master’s course in HRM on successful completion of the graduate certificate.

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 the broader environmental context
2.1 locate, select and use relevant information and data to critically analyse issues in human resource management
2.2 apply critical and creative thinking to address issues in human resource management
3.1 use oral communication appropriately to convey information clearly and fluently
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 demonstrate understanding of ethical and social responsibilities in professional practice
4.2 critically evaluate and apply sustainability principles to decisions in business contexts
5.1 apply broad technical and professional 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 without a degree require eight years' full-time relevant work experience and evidence of a general capacity to undertake tertiary education.

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.

Course duration and attendance

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

Course structure

All students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four subjects, comprising two core subjects (12 credit points), and two specialist subjects (12 credit points).

Course completion requirements

STM90932 Core subjects 12cp
STM90941 Human Resource Management stream 12cp
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical full-time program is provided below, showing a suggested study sequence for students undertaking the course full time, commencing in Autumn session.

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

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (C07113), and the Master of Human Resource Management (C04286).

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)