University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Master of Human Resource Management

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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

The Master of Human Resource Management focuses on developing expertise in contemporary human resource management issues. The course is for current and aspiring HR professionals who are seeking the in-depth knowledge and skills necessary to engage in decision-making at senior levels within an organisation. The Master of Human Resource Management focuses on developing greater understanding of human resource management, employment relations and organisational behaviour. It provides participants with a thorough understanding of the business issues and challenges surrounding HRM and IR, and equips participants with the skills necessary to add value to an organisation. The course aims to provide leading-edge conceptual and practical understandings of human resource management in complex and unfamiliar workplace situations in order to facilitate management decision-making. Career options include positions in change management and general management, human resources, and organisational training and development.

Designed for

Those currently or keen to be employed in HR management, IR, occupational health and affirmative action


All students must complete a total of 72 credit points made up of 12 subjects, comprising four core subjects (24 credit points), a specialisation in human resource management comprising five subjects (30 credit points) and three elective subjects (18 credit points). The course may be completed in one-and-a-half years of full-time or three years 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. If the previous qualification is not in a related field, applicants require a minimum of two years' relevant work experience. Applicants with a relevant graduate certificate must have completed it with at least a credit average. 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.


Students completing this degree are eligible to apply to the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) for the Professional Member (MAHRI) status and/or advancement to a higher level of membership for those who have appropriate work experience.

Study pathways

Students may be granted a maximum of eight subject exemptions, of which four core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City International: $68,688 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

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, and the Master of Human Resource Management.

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