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. 

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. 

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

A commitment to excellence in all scholarly and intellectually activities, including critical judgement

Creativity

An ability to develop creative and effective responses to intellectual, professional and social challenges

Ethical practice

A commitment to sustainability and high ethical standards in social and professional practices

Knowledge of a discipline

Command of a discipline to enable a smooth transition and contribution to professional and community settings

Lifelong learning

The ability to be responsive to change, to be inquiring and reflective in practice, through information literacy and autonomous, self-managed learning

Communication and social skills

The ability to communicate and collaborate with individuals, and within teams, in professional and community settings

Cultural competence

An ability to engage with diverse cultural and indigenous perspectives in both global and local settings.


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 (96 credit points) comprising:
    1. all units in Part A.
  2. 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.

Course progressions

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