In a nutshell
Build the skills needed for a changing business world and grow your career with this online Master of Human Resource Management course from Edith Cowan University.
Designed for both current and aspiring human resources professionals, this entirely online degree offers the core skills and knowledge required to succeed in a rapidly changing business world. In this course, you’ll learn how to recruit, support, train and manage employees; how to align employee goals with business strategy; how to foster a thriving and diverse workforce; and how to successfully manage change. With a focus on developing industry leaders for a changing world of work, this degree prepares you for a rewarding career in senior leadership.
For students with a background in human resources management, this degree offers a fast-track pathway — meaning you could complete a master’s degree in just 18 months, part-time. Edith Cowan University’s dedicated Student Success Advisors mean your online study experience is supported, connected, and flexible to your lifestyle.
If you’re looking to grow your career into senior leadership and management roles, this qualification provides the knowledge and experience needed to succeed.
What you’ll need
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Have any bachelor's degree; OR
- Have equivalent prior learning including at least five years of relevant professional experience.
Eligible students can fast-track this qualification and complete their degree in only nine units. To gain entry to the fast-tracked Master of Human Resource Management, applicants must:
- Hold a Bachelor of Commerce, Business, Management, Work or Employment Relations, with a focus or major in one of the following areas areas: HR, Management, Business Administration, Industrial Relations, or Employment Relations.
All applicants must also meet minimum English language requirements.
In this human resources course, the subjects you may study include:
- Managing people and organisations
- Human resource management fundamentals
- Managing employee relations
- Acquiring and managing talent
- Managing and rewarding performance
- Healthy work and wellbeing
- Diversity and inclusion
- People analytics
- Connecting strategy and HRM
- Current issues in human resource management
- Managing change
The Master of Human Resource Management consists of twelve units, including one elective. Eligible students, who hold a bachelor's degree in a related field, can fast-track this degree and complete only nine units.
Why Edith Cowan University Online?
Edith Cowan University is consistently rated in the top Australian universities for student experience and teaching quality and ranked #9 in the world for quality education in 2020.
Accessible, Flexible and Accelerated: Study anywhere, anytime with our flexible online format delivered in accelerated mode, allowing you to earn your degree and put your skills into practice sooner
Fully Supported: Be supported throughout your study journey by a personal Student Success Advisor and online learning community of like-minded students and friendly, accessible staff.
Job-Ready Skills, Relevant to Industry: Gain a wide range of skills, identified and designed by industry experts, to meet the complex and evolving needs of the industry. Our accelerated program means you graduate and put your skills into practice sooner than traditional part-time study options.
Edith Cowan University provides ongoing support to all students enrolled in online courses that encourages them to reach their potential.