Deakin University

Master of Human Resource Management

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Human resource management is no longer regarded as the sole responsibility of a singular department. An understanding of human resource management is now generally a requirement of managers throughout organisations. If you’re a current human resource practitioner looking to extend your skills and knowledge with a formal qualification, Deakin’s Master of Human Resource Management is for you. The course also meets the needs of senior management whose duties require them to take on responsibilities in human resources development and management. Accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute, this is a specialised course designed to provide enhance qualifications for graduates in business, government and industry.

Designed for

Those currently employed in, or wishing to enter, the human resources field


  • 12 credit points total which include
  • 8 credit points of core units
  • 4 credit points of elective units
  • Students also complete one zero credit point academic integrity module.


  • Academic Research
  • Accounting
  • Artificial Intelligence for Business
  • Arts and Cultural Industries
  • Business Analytics
  • Cyberlaw
  • Digital Transformation
  • Event Management
  • Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Information Systems
  • International Trade and Business
  • Leadership
  • Management Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Property and Real Estate
  • Public Sector Studies
  • Supply Chain Management.

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a related discipline
  • Or bachelor degree in any discipline, plus two years relevant work experience
  • Or evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent
  • Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course
  • All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.


Accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). Graduates may be eligible for entry into the AHRI Practising Certification (APC) Program.

Study pathways

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate Human Resource Management allows articulation into this course. Applicants may be eligible for Credit for Prior Learning for appropriate units of completed postgraduate study. Alternative exits: Graduate Certificate of Human Resource Management; Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Domestic: $44,396
International: $59,792
  • Part-time : 3 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Cloud(online).

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

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