Curtin University

Master of Human Resources

Curtin University

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

Master Degrees (Coursework) prepare students to apply advanced knowledge for professional practice, scholarship and further learning corresponding to AQF level 9 qualifications.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


Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages:

Standard entry requirements

  • Specifically, a relevant bachelor AND 3 years work experience (documented and relevant). Applicants without a relevant bachelor will need to complete one of the Graduate Certificate pathways
  • GC-HUMRES Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and GC-EMPRL Graduate Certificate in Employment Relations.


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

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Curtin Perth International: $30,750 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 1 year

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