University of Technology Sydney

C04286v3 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

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

The Master of Human Resource Management focuses on developing a greater understanding of human resource management, employment relations and organisational behaviour and the future of work. It provides participants with a thorough understanding of the business issues and HRM challenges 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 and employment relations.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Apply critical thinking and advanced analytical skills to develop creative solutions that respond to community, Indigenous and business needs within a human resource context
2.1 Communicate information clearly and fluently to a growing and diverse range of stakeholders
2.2 Interact with colleagues and stakeholders to work effectively in teams and deliver agreed project outcomes
3.1 Evaluate and apply principles of law, ethics, sustainability and Indigenous values as human resource managers
4.1 Integrate advanced knowledge of complex human resource management concepts, including Indigenous perspectives, and technical skills to lead professional practice in people management

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.

Pathway course

Students who do not meet the academic requirements to gain entry into the Master of Human Resource Management may be eligible for entry into the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (C11198) offered on a part-time basis or the Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition (C11300) offered on a full-time basis. Satisfactory completion of the UTS Graduate Certificate allows students to articulate into the Master of Human Resource Management.

Recognition of prior learning

Students may be granted a maximum of eight subject exemptions, of which four core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study. For more information about the application process, see How to Apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.

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

Students must complete a total of 72 credit points made up of 11 subjects, comprising nine core subjects (54 credit points), one elective subject (6 credit points), and either Industry Research Project or Internship Experience (12 credit points).

Course completion requirements

STM91696 Core Subjects (MHRM) 54cp
STM91383 Management Capstone stream 12cp
CBK92120 Electives (MHRM) 6cp
Total 72cp

Course program

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

Students with at least two years full time, or equivalent, relevant managerial work experience can substitute an alternative subject in place of 21900 Business Literacies and the Future via an e-Request. The managerial or supervisory work experience must be demonstrated through a C.V. and a Statement of Service, confirming the dates of employment and the position held within the organisation.

Not all subjects are offered every session. Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21720 Human Resource Management   6cp
21895 Business and Social Impact   6cp
21896 Diversity and Inclusion   6cp
Spring session
21702 Industrial Relations   6cp
21889 Future of Work   6cp
21854 Creative Problem Solving   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21928 Managing Staff and Volunteers   6cp
21926 Managing Change   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
21890 Industry Research Project 12cp  
26799 Internship Experience 12cp  
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21702 Industrial Relations   6cp
21889 Future of Work   6cp
21854 Creative Problem Solving   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21720 Human Resource Management   6cp
21928 Managing Staff and Volunteers   6cp
21895 Business and Social Impact   6cp
21896 Diversity and Inclusion   6cp
Spring session
21926 Managing Change   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
21890 Industry Research Project 12cp  
26799 Internship Experience 12cp  

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (C11198) or Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition (C11300), 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
Business (Postgraduate)