Course summary

The Graduate Diploma of Human Resources and Organisational Development covers eight core units of the Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development, providing specialist knowledge in the areas of strategic human resource management and development, organisational development and change, industrial relations, leadership and people management, organisational behaviour, and international human resource management. There is also an optional industry research project.

The Graduate Diploma is a pathway award. Students who complete the Graduate Diploma are awarded eight units of advanced standing towards the Masters degree, which provides additional specialist study areas or elective units.

The Graduate Diploma of Human Resources and Organisational Development covers eight core units of the Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development, providing specialist knowledge in the areas of strategic human resource management and development, organisational development and change, industrial relations, leadership and people management, organisational behaviour, and international human resource management. There is also an optional industry research project.

The Graduate Diploma is a pathway award. Students who complete the Graduate Diploma are awarded eight units of advanced standing towards the Masters degree, which provides additional specialist study areas or elective units.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Develop and create professional solutions to specific problem from a discipline area. Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a specific issue or theory from a professional area to arrive at a conclusion/decision with justification.

Creativity

To be added by school

Ethical practice

Analyse and compare challenging organisational ethical issues within a professional context. Apply discipline based knowledge and professional skills in situations that require autonomy and a high level of responsible behaviour.

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate and apply well-developed discipline knowledge and professional skills in a specialised management area within a global perspective. Apply and integrate research principles and methods to professional management situations.

Lifelong learning

To be added by school

Communication and social skills

Prepare and deliver professional discipline advice, knowledge and ideas orally for a business or public context. Prepare and deliver professional and justified, discipline advice using written communications suitable for business and public contexts.

Cultural competence

To be added by school


Course overview

Course code

1101060

Course abbreviation

GradDipHROD

Credit points

96

Equivalent units

8

Duration

1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

Duration

1 year full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Online Session 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Fee paying


Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

  1. To be eligible for the award of Graduate Diploma of Human Resources and Organisational Development a candidate shall successfully complete not less than eight (8) units from Part A.
  2. To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate of Human Resources and Organisational Development a candidate shall successfully complete the following four (4) units from Part A:
    MNG00704 Human Resource Development;
    MNG00724 Human Resource Management;
    MNG00786 International and Comparative Human Resource Management; and
    MNG03217 Leading and Managing People.
  3. A candidate in the Graduate Diploma of Human Resources and Organisational Development who has completed the requirements for the Graduate Certificate of Human Resources and Organisational Development may elect to be awarded the Graduate Certificate of Human Resources and Organisational Development following withdrawal from candidature for the Graduate Diploma of Human Resources and Organisational Development.