Master of Human Resource Management

Edith Cowan University ECU

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

This course develops excellence in people management, to enhance the ability of leaders and managers to make meaningful contributions to organisational success. It provides students with the ability to respond to people management challenges within contemporary organisations, and develop skills in communication, teamwork, critical thinking and problem-solving. This coursework degree will ensure graduates are business-driven HR professionals, with expertise in people management.

Designed for

Current professionals or those wishing to practise in the field of human resource management


12 units: 240 credit points.


  • Managing People and Organisations
  • HRM Fundamentals
  • Marketing Leadership
  • Fundamentals of Value Creation in Business
  • Information Systems Challenges in Management
  • Attracting and Retaining People
  • plus more

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 or Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can apply with equivalent prior learning, including at least five years appropriate professional experience.


This course has been Accredited by Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). All graduates of the Masters qualification who meet the requisite work experience requirements will be eligible for direct entry into the Unit 4 Capstone: Applied Project in Organisational Capability of the AHRI Practising Certification (APC) Program. Completion of the Capstone project will award AHRI certification, CPHR.

Study pathways

Further Studies: Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated): Students interested in completing a PhD in Human Resource Management should consider the Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Joondalup Domestic: $44,280
International: $53,880
No information available Yes
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Full-time : 2 years

Further information

Related careers: Human Resource Manager, Human Resource Director, Employment Relations Manager, Workplace Relations Manager, Recruitment Consultant, Talent Manager, HR Officer, Talent Acquisition Health and Safety Coordinator, Director of People and Culture. Non-Standard Timetable: Some units may be delivered in an intensive (weekend) mode.

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