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Master of Business Administration + Master of Human Resources Management (MBA+MHRM)

  • M1288MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION/MASTER OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

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Title Master of Business Administration + Master of Human Resources Management (MBA+MHRM)
Course Code M1288
Study Level Master's by Coursework (Graduate)
School School of Business and Governance
Academic Contacts

Academic Chair: Associate Professor Antonia Girardi | Email: A.Girardi@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 6980

Academic Chair: Dr Moira Watson | Email: Moira.Watson@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 6217

Qualification Master of Business Administration (MBA) + Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)
Duration 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Kaplan Higher Education Institute and Kaplan Higher Education Academy (Singapore) ['KAPLAN-SGP'] (internal)
Restriction All graduate courses are subject to restriction.
Description The Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Human Resources
Management (MHRM) combined degree is oriented to the needs of today's and
tomorrow's business leaders working with strategic human resource management
challenges. Increasingly, companies are leveraging unique forms of organisational
design, and people management practices to attain competitive advantage. It is
best suited to individuals working in human resource management, who are ready
to progress to more senior level management positions.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings Recognised Bachelor's degree or higher and evidence of two years of work
experience; or satisfactory preparation for the course through previous study or
professional experience.
Recognition of relevant and current informal or non-formal learning may be used
for entry requirements, and should be discussed with the Academic Chair.

Equivalent of an Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.
Course Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the course students should be able to:
* Demonstrate advanced knowledge of business administration and human
resources management theory and practice
* Apply expert strategic leadership skills in practical contexts
* Exhibit specialist communication and effective interpersonal skills to
specialist and non-specialist audiences
* Demonstrate the capability to engage in lifelong learning
* Display the capability to think across cultures and contexts
* Integrate knowledge of ethical issues into professional practice
Employment Prospects People and Culture Manager, HR Projects Director, HR Executive, Executive
Director, Chief Operating Officer
Main research areas management, economics, accounting, finance, marketing, human resources
management
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 48 credit points

Core Units - MBA - 24 credit points

MBS664 Strategies for Growth and Excellence - 6 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS546 Business Finance - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS539 Accounting for Managers - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS663 Leading the Engaged Enterprise - 6 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS686 Economics and Business Strategy - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS537 Strategic Marketing Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal

Core Units - MHRM - 24 credit points

MBS555 Human Resource Management Perspectives - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS688 Acquisition of Human Resources - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal

MBL501 Human Resource Management Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS535 Managing, Evaluating and Developing Human Resources - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal

MBS538 Organisational Behaviour and Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS668 Managing Remuneration, Benefits and Motivation - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal

MBS568 Organisational Change, Management and Consultancy - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MBS603 Data, Metrics, Reporting and Analytics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal

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