Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Program code

3188

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

0.5 years full-time
1 year part-time

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher
  • Relevant work experience

    (more)

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2019 (more)

Applications close

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Why choose this program?

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is designed for people who generally have limited prior knowledge or experience of HRM but who are seeking to move into the industry as human resource management professionals. It is comprised of a concise set of advanced courses in the functional areas of HRM, providing an excellent foundation for advancing your knowledge in human resource management, as well as a pathway into the masters program.

Upon successful completion of this degree students may articulate into the Master of Employment Relations (offered through OUA) to enhance the ER component of their qualification or the Master of Human Resource Management (offered at Nathan or Gold Coast campuses) to undertake a range of advanced level course offerings in HRM that are focussed on professional and strategic skill development.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3188 Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (this program) Gold Coast, Nathan Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
5618 Master of Human Resource Management Gold Coast, Nathan Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

Attendance information

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is offered full-time in Trimester 1 and part-time in Trimester 2 at the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses. You may choose to study courses at other campuses if or where the program structure allows. Students are advised that some courses are also offered through Open Universities Australia (OUA). Students who wish to enrol in these courses should refer to the Open Universities Australia (OUA) site for additional information.

Students may take a reduced study load. You will be classed as a part-time student if you enrol in less than 30 credit points per trimester.

Student Income Support

From 2017, to be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.

Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.

Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.

My career opportunities

You will be prepared for generalist or specialist roles, such as human resources manager, recruitment consultant, or training and development officer.

Pathways to further study

The on-campus Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (3188) / Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (3189) and the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (3274) offered via Open Universities Australia (OUA) articulate with the Master of Human Resource Management (5618) / Master of Human Resource Management (5615).

Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management will receive 40 credit points of advanced standing towards the Master of Human Resource Management.

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (3188)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 40cp
2019 Fee Band 25.5 $318.75 $12,750.00
2018 Fee Band 25.0 $312.50 $12,500.00
Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Further information