Graduate Certificate in Human Resources
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||12 months part-time|
In this course you will develop a broad understanding of human resource (HR) management theories and functions. You will explore the contribution of HR management towards organisation effectiveness and efficiency.
You’ll study the fundamental principles underpinning management theory and explore the associated practices in contemporary organisations. The future of management will be considered in light of poignant 21st century issues such as globalisation, corporate social responsibility and change management.
Industrial relations in Australia will also be explored, considering the roles of the parties: the tribunals, the state, unions and management. You’ll study collective and enterprise bargaining, negotiation, industrial action and conflict. Throughout the course you will also examine communication theories and processes used to successfully communicate in organisational settings.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a field of study other than Human Resources, or at least 5 years' relevant work experience. Applicants must also meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements.
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2018||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$13,500*|
Fees are indicative only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 100 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
This course meets the accreditation requirements of the Australian Human Resources Institute.
Credit for recognised learning is not available for this course.
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Graduates generally find employment focusing on human resource management activities in the intermediary managerial level.
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