Master of Human Resources

Curtin University

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

This course is designed for managers, human resource and industrial relations professionals, and consultants wanting to develop and expand knowledge, personal and professional skills applicable to working in complex and changing organisational climates in Australia and overseas. The course features guided independent study, team projects and extensive use of information and communication technology.

Designed for

Students of various business and organisational backgrounds who wish to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for the management of business activities


This course is made up of 300 credit points, 12 core units in total.


  • Human resource management

Standard entry requirements

Applicants require a bachelor degree in a related discipline, a bachelor degree in any discipline and relevant substantial work experience or a Graduate Certificate in a related field.


The Master of Human Resources is 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

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. This Master degree normally takes one and a half years full-time study or equivalent part-time study. Students are required to complete the Post-Entry Language Assessment (PELA). Students may be required to successfully complete additional foundation units at the discretion of the appropriate academic program leader.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus Domestic: $40,500
International: $45,300
No information available Yes
  • Part-time : 3 years
  • Full-time : 1.5 years

Further information

Graduates generally find employment in areas that have an interest in, or focus on, human resource management and industrial relations activities in middle managerial levels. Curtin Course Code: MC-HUMRES

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