Online Master of Human Resource Management

Online Master of Human Resource Management

POSTGRADUATE

100% online and accelerated

Student type:
Mode of study:
Online
Entry score:

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Duration:
Part-time 2 years intensive
Fees:

AU$4,080 per course (2022)

Next intake:
January, March, May, July, September, October
Location:
Online
Mode of study:
Online
Entry score:

See admissions

Duration:
Part-time 2 years intensive
Fees:

AU$4,080 per course (2022)

Next intake:
January, March, May, July, September, October
Location:
Online

Overview

Develop a future-focused and immediately-applicable skill-set to become a leader of real cultural change.

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Learn how to lead cultural change to create a better workplace

Drive business success with strategic HR thinking and give yourself a growing number of rewarding career opportunities.

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A world-class HR qualification

Gain globally-applicable skills to lead workplace culture and engage with stakeholders at all levels. The Master of Human Resource Management gives you the tools to take on all business challenges and handle the expectations of high-level managerial roles.

Lead businesses with a competitive cultural edge

Learn the best-practice, relevant skills to create the human frameworks that give business a competitive edge.

Thrive in a changing workforce

RMIT Online’s Master of HRM gives you an extensive, future-focused skill-set for the evolving and changing modern workplace.

Choose online excellence

Accredited by the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI), you’ll learn from the highest ranked university in Australia offering a postgraduate online Master of Human Resource Management.

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Your online experience

The 100% online degree delivers a convenient online program without the requirement for on-campus attendance and commitments. All lecture material and content is delivered directly to you, wherever you are.

What you will study

Developed by industry specialists with hands-on experience, this master’s program is the formal qualification you need to grow your career in Human Resources.

Study on campus

The Master of Human Resource Management is also available at the Melbourne City campus.

Australian Student Visas

RMIT's online Master does not meet Australian student visa requirements. For an Australian student visa, you must have an on-campus place in a program of study.

Details

Gain HR knowledge on a global scale.

The RMIT Online Master of Human Resource Management gives you the knowledge develop and use human frameworks to build exceptional teams and create sustainable value for the business.

You’ll develop the skills and formal qualifications necessary to take on the legal, ethical, social, economic and environmental challenges facing business today, and allow you to handle the expectations of all levels of management.

This leading industry program is designed to work around your lifestyle.

The 100% online, now accelerated program means your learning – and graduation – is fast-tracked and focused. You can enrol in any one of our six, seven-week teaching periods each year.

You can view online resources and learning activities, access course materials via Canvas, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account anywhere, anytime.

Our online learning platform is purpose-built and brings authenticity to your learning experience, available using your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Coursework is delivered in an engaging way and easy to follow.

You will also have access to discussion boards, online forums, electronic assignment submission, the library and business journals.

Assessment is ongoing throughout the teaching period and includes essays, reports, presentations, case studies, quizzes and research projects. 

Work-connected and industry-relevant

Accredited by the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI), you’ll learn from the highest ranked university in Australia offering a 100% online Master of Human Resource Management.

Eligible graduates are able to enter the AHRI Practising Certification Program.

12 courses | 2 years intensive part-time
Each course is seven weeks in duration

For further information about advanced standing see pathways.

Career

You may work in a range of industry sectors where your skills in contemporary business and HR practice, operational leadership, problem-solving, cross-cultural awareness and persuasive communication are required for the strategic management of people in a global context.

Roles might include diversity management, occupational health and safety, training and development, industrial relations roles as well as HR practice.

Admissions

  • Australian bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher level qualification, in a business (or related) discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.

    OR
  • Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in a non-cognate discipline, plus at least three years relevant management work experience.

    OR
  • The RMIT Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • Australian bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher level qualification, in a business (or related) discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.

    OR
  • Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in a non-cognate discipline, plus at least three years relevant management work experience.

    OR
  • The RMIT Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

International students are required to provide current evidence of English language proficiency for admission to RMIT University (see below).

To study this course you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
  • TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements and equivalency information.

Don't meet the English language test scores? Complete an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Advanced Plus Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide.

Pathways

The online Master of Human Resource Management encompasses courses that make up the online Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, so if you need to exit the program early, you can earn a postgraduate qualification by successfully completing specified courses.

The Graduate Certificate is also a pathway to the Master degree for some students (see entry requirements).

Alternatively, you can gain entry from a range of RMIT undergraduate programs.

Fees

2022 tuition fees:

  • AU$4,080 per 12 credit point course
  • Total AU$48,960 for 12 courses.

Fees apply to 2022 only.

Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and these fees should only be used as a guide.

In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF) based on your enrolment load, which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student. Eligible local students can apply for an SA-HELP loan to defer payment of their SSAF.

For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.

Some students may be eligible to apply to defer payment of some or all of their tuition fees via the Commonwealth Government’s FEE-HELP loan scheme. 

Visit our HELP loans page for lots of useful information about eligibility, how to apply and payment. You can apply for FEE-HELP once you have enrolled in a program.

HELP loans are not available to international students.

2022 tuition fees:

  • AU$4,080 per 12 credit point course
  • Total AU$48,960 for 12 courses.

Fees apply to 2022 only.

Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and these fees should only be used as a guide.

In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF) based on your enrolment load, which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student. Eligible local students can apply for an SA-HELP loan to defer payment of their SSAF.

For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Looking for answers or more general information?

Use our Frequently Asked Questions to learn about the application process and its equity access schemes, find out how to accept or defer your offer or request a leave of absence, discover information about your fees, refunds and scholarships, and explore the various student support and advocacy services, as well as how to find out more about your preferred program, and more.

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.