Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management

Duration1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Location
Online
Next start termTerm 1, 2024
Study modeOnline
Course codeCC67
First-year fee
$25,974 (Indicative) (FFP)
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Overview

Whether you are working in human resource management or you are an early career professional from another discipline, CQUniversity's Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management will develop your knowledge and skills to lead the crucial functions of a contemporary human resource portfolio in an increasingly dynamic and global environment.

CQUniversity's Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management gives you knowledge and skills in the field of human resources and is an ideal course if you want to advance your career in human resource management.

During the course, you will study discipline-specific units providing you with an understanding of contemporary frameworks and models that explain the core functions of human resource management from planning, recruitment, development, rewarding and motivating employees, and how to implement strategies to help an organisation perform efficiently and effectively. You will explore ethical human resource management as well as managing human resource functions internationally through relevant operations, policies and practices. Building on the international context of human resource management, you will analyse labour markets and systems of employment relations in various countries. Your learning is complemented with management-focused units across marketing management and digital communications, effective business communications, and management and business context.  

The Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management is a great option after completing the Graduate Certificate in Management with up to four units of credit available. Upon completion of the Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management, students can pathway into CQUniversity's Master of Business Management (Human Resource Management) and receive credit for up to eight units.

Enjoy the flexibility to study online with full-time and part-time study options available.

Study experience

Career Opportunities

As a human resource professional, you may work in almost all large organisations. Employment opportunities include specialist positions in employee recruitment and selection, training and development, strategic planning and performance management in middle or top management positions in industry, commerce or government.

Structure & Availability

COURSE STRUCTURE
You are required to complete a total of eight core units.

UNIT INFORMATION
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.

CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

Online Availability

IntakeLocations
Term 1, 2024Available Online
Term 2, 2024Available Online
Term 1, 2025Available Online
Term 2, 2025Available Online

Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.

This course has no residential schools.

Requirements

Recommended study

Nil

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must hold:

  • A completed Australian Bachelor degree, or higher Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent qualification.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

  • A secondary qualification (Year 11 or 12, or equivalent); or
  • Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United Stated of America.

If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
  • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Each student will be assessed individually.

This course has no specific health requirements.

This course has no specific security requirements.

You will have to meet this course's inherent requirements by demonstrating essential skills and attributes.

Fees & Scholarships

2024 Indicative Fees

Fee TypeFees
Domestic Full Fee Paying – Indicative First Year Fee$25,974

Indicative first-year fee

The fees listed are indicative only and based on enrolling in a full-time study load for one academic year (generally, this is four units over one term for a graduate certificate or eight units over two terms for a graduate diploma or masters degree). Your fees may vary depending on the units you select and the number you study per term. Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change. Understanding your fees.

Government assistance loans

You may be eligible for FEE-HELP, an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay their tuition fees. Provided you meet the FEE-HELP eligibility criteria, you can choose to use FEE-HELP to cover all or part of your tuition fees. Learn more about paying for university or view the FEE-HELP information booklet on the Australian Government’s Study Assist website.

Other study costs

Part of your course costs includes Student Services and Amenities Fees (SSAF). There may also be additional costs as part of your studies, such as textbooks, technology expenses, travel expenses, professional certifications, uniforms, or vaccinations. Explore other study costs.

At CQUniversity, we believe higher education should be for everyone. No matter your situation, we know that everyone needs a helping hand from time to time, and we are proud to offer a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and stipends.
Our scholarships could help you pay for things like relocation, living on campus, laptops and technology, childcare, study and living expenses, travel and more. 

How to apply

If you have decided what you would like to study and are ready to apply, we’re here to help you along the way.  Before you apply, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).  If you do not have a USI, creating one is quick and easy.  Simply visit usi.gov.au to create one.

Want to know more about application dates and other admission information?
View our important dates information and read about other admission considerations such as information for domestic students with overseas qualifications, indigenous support, and elite athlete, coach and performer support.

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