Graduate Diploma of Human Resources

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This program is designed for students who wish to embark on a career in the human resource management/industrial relations field who have successfully completed all requirements of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resources. Graduate Diplomas contain a series of units which may include compulsory (core), optional or elective units to cater for student preferences. They may contain a range of majors/streams for students to choose from to pursue learning in a specialised area of study.

Designed for

Participants and students of various business and academic backgrounds who wish to develop an understanding and skill in the management of human resources and industrial relations in relevant business activities


This course is made up of 200 credit points, 8 core units in total.


  • Human resources

Standard entry requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in a different discipline
  • Or Graduate Certificate in the same discipline


The Graduate Diploma in Human Resources are currently accredited with the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) until 31 July 2017. Graduates are eligible for membership to the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

Study pathways

Graduate Certificate in Human Resources. This fee-paying course is two semesters full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus Domestic: $27,000
International: $30,200
No information available Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Graduates generally find employment in areas that reflect an interest in or focus on human resource management activities in the middle managerial levels. Students are required to complete the Post-Entry Language Assessment (PELA). Curtin Course Code: GD-HUMRES.

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