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La Trobe University

  • 24% international / 76% domestic

Master of Management (Human Resource Management)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Steer businesses to success. Become a HR manager.Human resources managers are essential to the running of global businesses. They help create a work culture where staff are happy, dedicated and performing to their fullest potential.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
077454M
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul, Nov
Domestic Fees
$30,400 per year / $60,800 total
International Fees
$39,200 per year / $78,400 total

About this course

Steer businesses to success. Become a HR manager.

Human resources managers are essential to the running of global businesses. They help create a work culture where staff are happy, dedicated and performing to their fullest potential. La Trobe's Master of Management (Human Resource Management) gives you the industry-relevant knowledge and skills to effectively manage employees within an organisation. Learn how to plan and implement HR policies across corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors.

Study in a flexible, multidisciplinary environment that lets you tailor your studies to your career interests. Graduate ready to become a sought-after HR professional.

You'll learn:

  • Management theory and practice
    • Examine the major characteristics of organisational structure and its importance to efficient business operation.
  • Economics
    • Learn a variety of economic concepts and how they can be applied in real-world business and policymaking.
  • Global human resource management
    • Explore the complexities of managing people in a global business context.
  • Strategic management
    • Understand how managers develop and implement strategies in diverse organisational contexts.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.

Study locations

City Campus

Career pathways

Graduates will be ready to succeed in a range of HR roles, including:

  • HR manager
    • Plan and coordinate HR policies and activities, and oversee the recruitment of new staff.
  • HR analyst
    • Identify and solve HR related issues and ensure these adhere to the business' policies and objectives.
  • Change management consultant
    • Implement new concepts within a business and help improve the efficiency and productivity of its operations.

Professional recognition

The Master of Management (Human Resource Management) is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute. 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.