La Trobe University

Master of Management (Human Resource Management)

Overview

Start dates
March, July, November
Duration
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
Fees and costs
$28,000 per 120 credit points.

The Master of Management (Human Resource Management) degree is for students seeking to develop a career in Human Resource Management. Starting with the core foundation knowledge required for all managers, the course goes on to provide the opportunity for you to develop knowledge focused on HRM. The degree brings together students from a diverse mix of academic backgrounds ranging from engineering, humanities and science to management and business in a way that facilitates dynamic multidisciplinary innovation and exchange of ideas.

The primary objective of the course is to equip you with the tools and skills necessary to develop ideas, to lead and to manage organisational human resource management activities across corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors, and in small, medium and large scale enterprises.

We offer a flexible timetable that allows you to balance your study with other commitments. All core subjects are available as evening classes.

Prem Gaire

Prem Gaire

Current student, Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)

“My course is about creating business opportunities.”

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Prem Gaire believes that people can best serve society through innovative business. It was this belief – along with the practical industry relevance of the course – that attracted him to the Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation).

An international student from Nepal, Prem is flourishing at La Trobe, achieving A grades in all four subjects in his first semester. He is loving the challenges that each new assignment presents.

‘My course is about creating business opportunities either within an established business or by creating a new business altogether. My current qualification and experience will help me shape my future.’

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.

NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Career outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Management (Human Resource Management) are likely to find professional Human Resource Management roles in organisations across a diversity of sectors including the commercial, not-for-profit and government sectors. Typical roles include, business analyst, management, HR and recruitment consult, policy advisor or industrial relations officer.

Professional recognition

The Master of Management (Human Resource Management) is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute until 2018. Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Fees and costs

Course fees

$28,000 per 120 credit points.

Scholarships

Do you have an excellent academic record? If you're a full-fee paying student, you may be eligible for a La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship and receive up to a 25% reduction on your course fees.

Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2018.

Applications for Summer Semester, 2018/19 and Semester 1, 2019 will open later this year.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
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Additional information

Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for advanced standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of advanced standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record, and employment experience.

See Student Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus: