University of Technology Sydney

C11198v5 Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (GradCertHRM)
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

Notes

This course is not offered to international students.


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
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 in HRM.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Formulate options 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 Explain principles of law, ethics, sustainability and Indigenous values as human resource managers
4.1 Use 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.

All applicants who do not meet the academic requirement may still be considered on the basis of:

  • a minimum of at least four years' full time, or equivalent, relevant work experience.

The relevant 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.

The English proficiency requirement for 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.

Pathway course

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

Recognition of prior learning

There is no recognition of prior learning available for this course.

Course duration and attendance

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

Students who wish to undertake a full-time study load should apply for the Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition (C11300).

Course structure

All students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four core subjects.

Course completion requirements

STM91698 Core Subjects (GCHRM) 24cp
Total 24cp

Course program

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

Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
21720 Human Resource Management   6cp
21896 Diversity and Inclusion   6cp
Spring session
21702 Industrial Relations   6cp
21889 Future of Work   6cp
Spring commencing, part time
Year 1
Spring session
21702 Industrial Relations   6cp
21889 Future of Work   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21720 Human Resource Management   6cp
21896 Diversity and Inclusion   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 or C04260).

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)