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Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Master of Human Resource Management

The course meets the needs of current human resource practitioners wanting to extend and expand their skills and knowledge with a formal qualification and it also meets the needs of senior management whose duties require them to take on responsibilities in human resources development and management.

Accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute, this is a specialized course designed to provide enhance qualifications for graduates in business, government, and industry.

Human resource management is no longer regarded as the sole responsibility of a special department. An understanding of human resource management is now generally a requirement of managers throughout organizations.

This course offers highly industry-relevant units in the areas of employment relations, human resource strategy, leadership, and management development, in addition to specialist HR functions, together with an elective study option from a key business discipline; such as marketing, management, accounting, economics, finance, and information systems.

Intakes

  • March
  • July
  • Nov

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Application Process

Application Outcome
7 Days
Visa Application outcome
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

As a graduate of the Master of Human Resource Management, you will have developed skills and knowledge to enhance your existing employment experience in the specialized field of human resources, enabling you to progress to managerial-level positions in human resources and/or in the roles as executives, general and line managers with people management responsibilities.

PSW Opportunity

  • N/A

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

1-year full time (2 years part-time) – 8 credit points

Admission is based on:

  • Bachelor honors (AQF8) degree in a related discipline*, or
  • Bachelor degree in a related discipline*, plus two years of relevant work experience^, or
  • Graduate certificate or graduate diploma in a related discipline, or
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

1.5 years full time (3 years part-time) – 12 credit points

Admission is based on:

  • Bachelor degree in a related discipline*, or
  • Bachelor degree in any discipline*, plus two years of relevant work experience^, or
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

Mandatory student checks

Units that contain work-integrated learning, a community placement, or interaction with the community may require a police check, working with children check, or another check. These requirements will be detailed in unit guides upon enrolment.

Supporting documents

When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.

Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.

Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).

Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.