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.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9 - Masters Degree.Sample course structure
Please note, the following course structure is indicative and subject to change depending on your course location, offer year or how you tailor your course with specialisations, majors, minors and electives. Structures for the following year are not normally finalised until October, so the sample provided is based on the most recently approved structure. For more information, please refer to the La Trobe University Handbook.
To qualify for the award of Master of Management (Human Resource Management), students must complete a total of 240 credit points across 2 years.
Year 1 requires the completion of 120 credit points including:
Year 2 requires the completion of 120 credit points including:
Core subjects are required subjects in your course. You need to complete these subjects to attain your degree.Subject name Subject code Year Credit points ACADEMIC INTEGRITY MODULE LTU0AIM 1 0 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY IBU5HRM 1 15 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE BUS5IAF 1 15 MANAGEMENT PRACTICE AND THEORY MGT5MPT 1 15 ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR MGT5OBR 1 15 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS BUS5POE 1 15 STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE BUS5SBF 1 15 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT MGT5STR 1 15 SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT & MARKETING BUS5SMM 1 15 ADVANCED REMUNERATION AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT MGT5ARP 2 15 DEVELOPING PEOPLE AND HIGH PERFORMANCE ORGANISATIONS MGT5DPP 2 15 EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS MGT5ERN 2 15 ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT MGT5MOC 2 15
A range of standalone elective subjects is available in this course. Some electives are recommended for your course, but you may also be able to choose from a range of University-wide electives or electives from other interest areas or disciplines. Note these electives may have their own prerequisites and other requirements. Please refer to the La Trobe University Handbook for the subjects available.See La Trobe University Handbook for more details
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Graduates will be ready to succeed in a range of HR roles, including:
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.