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Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management (GradCertHRM)

  • C1108GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

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Title Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management (GradCertHRM)
Course Code C1108
Study Level Graduate Certificate
Organisational Unit Business
Academic Contacts

Academic Chair: Dr Arif Sikander | Email: Arif.Sikander@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 2927

Qualification Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management (GradCertHRM)
Duration 1 semester full-time (Semester 1 commencement only) or part-time equivalent. Please note that part-time only offering available at the transnational location
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Kaplan Higher Education Institute and Kaplan Higher Education Academy (Singapore) ['KAPLAN-SGP'] (internal)
International students must commence in Semester 1 only.
Restriction All graduate courses are subject to restriction.
Description This award is a professionally-oriented coursework qualification in Human Resources Management (HRM) and is accredited with the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). It provides students with a foundation of the organisational context and objectives necessary for the development of HR strategy within a legal and governance framework. Graduates of this degree can translate and adapt theory into substantiated ethical and sustainable people management advice.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings Recognised Bachelor's degree or higher; or satisfactory preparation for the course through previous study or professional experience.

Equivalent of an Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.
Admission Requirements: Offshore course offerings As per normal admission requirement
Equivalent of an Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.
Course Learning Outcomes Graduates of the course can:
1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of human resource theory and practice
2. Apply advanced human resource management knowledge in practical contexts
3. Exhibit advanced communication and interpersonal competencies to transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to others
4. Critically evaluate issues and problems and structure evidence-based conclusions
5. Integrate knowledge of ethical issues into professional practice
Employment Prospects Employment prospects range from specialist to general HR manger roles.
Specialist roles include Training and Development Coordinator, Talent
Management consultant, Employee Relations advisor.
Professional Accreditation Accredited with the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).
Additional Academic Progress Requirements Students will be unable to complete this course full-time if starting in Semester 2.
Please note that part-time only offering available at the transnational location.
Main research areas Human Resources Management.
Further Study Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate may apply for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management or the Master courses in HR. An offer must be received before enrolling in any further units.
Advanced Standing Applications will be considered on a one to one basis and applicants are
recommended to consult with the academic chair at the time of enrolment if this
is a consideration.
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 - 12 credit points

Course Core - 12 credit points

Required Units - 9 credit points

MBS555 Human Resource Management Perspectives - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, 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

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

Specified Electives - 3 credit points

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

MBS568 Organisational Change, Management and Consultancy - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal

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

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

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

Students may choose alternative specified electives from the Master of Human
Resource Management with the permission of the Academic Chair.
Other units may be substituted with permission of the Academic Chair.

Additional Academic Progress Requirements

Students will be unable to complete this course full-time if starting in Semester 2.
Please note that part-time only offering available at the transnational location.

No course plans are available for this course in 2020.

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