Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

The Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management forms the second stage in a three-stage suite of postgraduate Human Resource Management courses. These courses consist of the Graduate Certificate of Human Resource Management and the Master of Human Resource Management. The Graduate Diploma builds on the knowledge and skills gained in the Graduate Certificate and develops higher-level HRM capabilities and broader business understanding. This course focuses on the roles of HRM professionals in aligning HRM policies and practices with the strategic priorities of the organisation and in managing strategic change. The Graduate Diploma also develops students understanding of the work of line managers who play a key role in in executing the HRM function through converting HRM policy to practice.


  • 6 Units
  • 120 Credit Points


  • Human resource management

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to have an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a discipline other than Human Resource Management, or an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can be considered based on a minimum of five years relevant professional experience.

Study pathways

Further studies: Master of Human Resource Management. Prior study: ?Graduate Certificate of Human Resource Management

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Joondalup Domestic: $22,150
No information available Yes
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Related careers: Human Resource Manager, Human Resource Advisor, Employment Relations Officer, Workplace Relations Advisor, Recruitment Consultant; Talent Manager, HR Officer, Talent Acquisition Health and Safety Coordinator.

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