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Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development

Masters by Coursework

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Start Date

  • Duration

    2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
    Depending on unit availabilities, previous study or work experience, students may be able to complete their degree in a shorter duration than indicated. 

  • Location

  • Course abbreviation

    MHROD

  • Course code

    1207291

  • Credit points

    192

  • Equivalent units

    16

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

The Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development (MHROD) is a professionally recognised degree designed to build on students’ experience and skills and assist them with managing complex issues that arise in human resources and organisational development. The course provides specialist knowledge in the areas of strategic human resource management, organisational change and development, employment relationships, leadership and people management, and international human resource management. Students undertake an industry research project and study a variety of HR specific units. They can also select units from specialist management areas to gain advanced knowledge in their area of expertise or to differentiate.

Students who have completed a relevant bachelor degree may receive four units of advanced standing towards this Masters degree.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

tba

Creativity

tba

Ethical practice

tba

Knowledge of a discipline

tba

Lifelong learning

tba

Communication and social skills

tba

Cultural competence

tba

Students study ten core units (see course structure) and select six HR specific or general management elective units from any of the following specialist study areas, or they can specialise in one or two of these areas:

  • Accounting
  • Business in the Asia Pacific Region
  • Convention and Events Management
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation
  • Financial Management
  • Gaming Management
  • Health Services Management
  • Hotel Management
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Managing and Leading People
  • Tourism Management
  • Research

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Online Session 1 , Session 2 , Session 3 N/A N/A

Career Outcomes

The Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

Requirements

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Course requirements

  1. To be eligible for the Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development a candidate must successfully complete not less than sixteen (16) units comprising all units in Part A and six (6) units from Part B of the Schedule.
  2. To be eligible for the Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development a candidate who has completed a Bachelor Degree with Honours in a cognate field with a minimum of second class honours division two, or a Graduate Diploma in a cognate field or equivalent must complete no less than eight (8) units comprising MNG00785 Project Management, and MNG93003 Industry Research Project and not less than five (5) additional units from Part A.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. A candidate in the Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development who has completed (8) units and met the requirements for the Graduate Diploma of Human Resources and Organisational Development or the Graduate Certificate of Human Resources and Organisational Development may elect to be awarded the respective Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate following withdrawal from candidature for the Master of Professional Graduate Diploma of Human Resources and Organisational Development.
  6. 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 structure

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.

Note 1:

Double-weighted unit.

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes

Part A

MNG00724 Human Resource Management Advanced
MNG00703 Organisational Change and Development Introductory
MNG03217 The Positive Leader Introductory
MNG00791 Attraction, Recruitment and Retention Advanced
MNG00704 Human Resource Development Introductory
MNG00786 International and Comparative Human Resource Management Advanced
MNG00725 Employment Relationships Intermediate
MNG00785 Project Management Introductory
MNG93003 Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Part B

MNG03121 Coaching in the Workplace Advanced
And/or any unit offered in the Master of Business Administration Schedule of Units