University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00099F

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management introduces participants to knowledge and experiences in the areas of human resource management (HRM) and industrial relations. The course equips graduates with the essential skills and knowledge to become effective, diligent and successful human resource practitioners. The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is a good entry point for students wanting to strengthen their understanding of HRM. It provides participants with the opportunity to study at a professional level and to improve their critical understanding. In most circumstances, participants can choose to progress to the graduate diploma or master's course in HRM on successful completion of the graduate certificate.

Designed for

Students keen to study at a professional level and improve strategic management skills


All students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four subjects, comprising two core subjects (12 credit points), and two specialist subjects (12 credit points). The course duration is one session of full-time or one year of part-time study.


  • Human resource management

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. Applicants without a degree require eight years' full-time relevant work experience and evidence of a general capacity to undertake tertiary education. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0
  • Or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21
  • Or AE5: Pass
  • Or PTE: 58-64
  • Or CAE: 176-184

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City International: $21,375 No
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (C07113), and the Master of Human Resource Management (C04286).

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