Course Description

This combined degree program allows students to undertake studies in the more general business disciplines of the Master of Business Administration while also studying the specific Human Resources Management courses of the Master of Human Resource Management.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $22,980 per year full-time, $34,470 total course cost
International Students: $36,330 per year full-time


1.5 years full time, 3 - 5 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Business & Management postgraduate courses at University of Newcastle rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 68.8% (national average 66.7%)
Improved skills: 84.1% (national average 80.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 84.8% (national average 83.0%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Newcastle. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Business & Management postgraduate courses at University of Newcastle had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 91.4% (national average 89.6%)
Studying full time: 5.1% (national average 5.2%)
Median full time salary: $94,600 (national average $102,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 084247D
University of Newcastle Code: 40146

Entry Requirements

There are two pathways into the Master of Business Administration/Master of Human Resource Management.

Direct entry into the Masters Program (160 units) will be available for applicants who have:

  • 4 year Bachelors (Honours) Degree, or
  • 3 year Bachelors Degree in a related field such as accounting, business, commerce, economics, finance, human resource management, industrial relations, management, marketing or social science, or
  • 3 year Bachelors Degree not in a related field + 1 year relevant organisational experience, or
  • At least 7 years organisational experience, including 2 years in a management position.

    Median ATAR to receive an offer: 0
    Guaranteed entry ATAR: 0