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**Program alert**

No further intake from 2017. Prospective students please see MMan (HRM), DMMX or IMBA (HRM) DMIN.

Aim

This program is designed to provide expertise knowledge and skills in the main areas of operational and strategic human resource management practice.

Content and structure

To qualify for the award students must complete 72 units, comprising 2 Business School core;10 specialisation courses; 1 research core and 3 electives.

Professional accreditation

The Master of Human Resource Management is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute. This accreditation certifies that graduates have the knowledge and skills for professional HR practice.

Program Structure
Course nameArea and cat no.UnitsReference
Business School Core:
People, Leadership and PerformanceBUSS 51144.5 Rule(s): 6,7
Global Business EnvironmentBUSS 53004.5 Rule(s): 6
SPECIALISATION CORE
Introduction to Human Resource ManagementBUSS 53074.5 Rule(s): 7
Workplace Learning and DevelopmentBUSS 50694.5 Rule(s): 7
Recruitment and SelectionBUSS 53514.5
Employment Law FCOML 50154.5
Australian Industrial RelationsBUSS 53084.5
Strategic Management of Human ResourcesBUSS 53164.5
Managing the Global WorkforceBUSS 53024.5
NegotiationBUSS 53554.5
Workplace Health and Safety ManagementBUSS 53994.5
Managing Employee Performance and RewardsBUSS 53984.5
RESEARCH CORE
Research for Business Decision MakingBUSS 53974.5
Elective 4.5 Rule(s): 2,6,7
Elective 4.5 Rule(s): 2,6
Elective 4.5 Rule(s): 2

Electives

Course nameArea and cat no.Units
Electives
Managing ChangeBUSS 50654.5
Operations ManagementBUSS 53574.5
Advanced Electives
Project Management for BusinessBUSS 51394.5
Risk ManagementBUSS 52924.5
Business EthicsBUSS 53844.5
Professional Experience in BusinessBUSS 53964.5

 

Rules

  1. Students who have completed the requirements of the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, with a GPA of at least 4 or higher, may apply for admission into this program.
  2. At least 1 elective course is required to be at an advanced level (please refer to the postgraduate electives list available at (http://w3.unisa.edu.au/management/current/ postgraduate.asp). A course from another division can be studied only with the permission of the Program Director.
  3. Under ordinary circumstances additional credit will not be given for prior undergraduate studies. A student may be able to substitute another course if it can be demonstrated that a student has successfully completed appropriate and relevant prior study in a course.
  4. Students who have taken, for another award, a course which is substantially equivalent to a course from the program schedule, may be granted up to one third of the program in credit or may substitute a course of equal standing and unit's value, with the approval of the Program Director. Credit will only be granted for courses undertaken at postgraduate level in a qualification that has not been used as the basis for Advanced Standing.
  5. The Program Director may approve variations to the program of studies for a student by substituting courses from the program schedule with courses from other graduate level programs in this or another university.
  6. Applicants who have completed a bachelor degree in a business discipline or who hold a bachelor degree which includes a major in business, commerce, marketing or management or applicants who have completed a graduate certificate in a business discipline are eligible to enter the program with 0.5 EFTSL (18 units) Advanced Standing in lieu of these courses and complete the program in 1.5 years of full time study or equivalent part time study.
  7. Applicants who have completed a bachelor degree in a Human Resource Management discipline or applicants who have completed a graduate certificate in a Human Resource Management discipline are eligible to enter the program with 0.5 EFTSL (18 units) Advanced Standing in lieu of these courses and complete the program in 1.5 years of full time study or equivalent part time study.

Notes

Nil

Program directors

Dr Saras Sastrowardoyo

For program related inquiries click here: Program Director - Master of Human Resource Management