The University of Melbourne

Master of Management (Human Resources)

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Master of Management (Human Resources) provides foundation training in business and economics, and specialist training in human resource management. The program covers a broad spectrum of management activities including all the key areas needed to become a successful manager and leader, such as:managing people;developing and implementing a strategic approach to managing an organisations human resources;motivating and rewarding employees;dealing with stakeholders andanalysing data and developing HR policy and practice responses.Catherine Matthews completed her Master of Management (Human Resources) in 2014 and is now working at one of Australia's biggest banks, and sitting on the board of an elite sporting team. Watch her story below.

Designed for

Graduates of an undergraduate degree outside of business/commerce whose goal may be to assume a managerial position in human resources and business/commerce students who wish to add human resource management to their portfolio


200 Point ProgramThe 200 Point Master of Management (Human Resources) consists of 16 subjects comprising:4 foundation subjects to be completed in the first semester of study;3 core subjects;4 discipline core subjects;3 general electives;2 capstone subject.


  • Human resources

Standard entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in ANY discipline, or equivalent


Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI).

Study pathways

Exit point: Graduate Certificate in Management or a Graduate Diploma in Management. Students must have successfully completed four 12.5 point Master of Management subjects comprising a minimum of two discipline core and a maximum of two elective subjects to be awarded the Graduate Certificate in Management or eight 12.5 point Master of Management subjects comprising a minimum of four discipline core and a maximum of four elective subjects to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Management.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $71,372
International: $97,809
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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