RMIT University

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00122A

Enhance and update your knowledge of contemporary HR practice and examine management issues in the context of global changes that impact on people within workplaces.This course focusses on tackling common problems in the management of people across borders, in various legal and cultural contexts. You will develop a critical awareness of these legal, ethical, social, economic and environmental challenges and their implications for effective and successful HR strategy, operations, processes and decision making.You will understand the application of HR practices within small and medium enterprises, including start-ups and entrepreneurial firms, public and not-for-profit sectors as well as multinational corporations.

Standard entry requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or higher level qualification in any discipline. You may also be considered if you have a minimum of 5 years full-time equivalent work experience. Applicants will be required to submit a curriculum vitae (CV).


This program is accredited by by the Australian HR Institute (AHRI).

Study pathways

If students wish to progress to the Master of Human Resource Management, upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management they will be admitted to the Master degree with exemptions from the four business enabling courses and the four courses completed in the Graduate Certificate, leaving a further eight discipline courses or electives to complete.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne City Domestic: $8,400
International: $10,800
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 1 year
Online Domestic: $4,200
International: $4,200
  • Part-time : 8 months
  • Online/Off-campus : 8 months

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