Course summary

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.

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.

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

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

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


Course overview

Course code

1207291

Course abbreviation

MHROD

Credit points

192

Equivalent units

16

Duration

2 years full-time; 4 years part-time

Duration

2 years 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 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 progressions

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. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

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

Browse uni-wide elective units by selecting Uni-wide elective in the advanced filter of the Unit search

Browse shared majors and their units at Shared majors

Notes

Note 1: Double-weighted unit.