Master of Strategic Organisational Development and Human Resource Management

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

The program is specifically designed to meet the needs of professionals who are either currently practising or wish to practise in the field of organisational development and/or human resource management. Students can learn to become: a leader in organisational and individual change and learning; gain understanding in what it takes to lead organisations to enact their strategic missions and to manage their human resources needs in complex and changing business environments; a strategic intervention specialist able to make decisions and implement solutions involving human resources and organisational structures through cutting edge analysis and diagnosis; an effective change agent capable of building and maintaining partnerships with key stakeholders to successfully manage change; and a critical thinker around ethical issues involved in organisational development and change.This program will develop a set of core competencies which will bring together human resource and organisational development themes and develop your understanding of strategic management issues. In addition, students can undertake electives in specialist subjects.

Designed for

Professionals who are either currently practising or wish to practise in the field of organisational development and/or human resource management


72 credit points (equivalent to 12 standard units) including core units, and a choice of elective units. A student's program of study and credit points for completion are determined by the qualification used as the basis for admission.


  • Business
  • Human resources
  • Management
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Workforce planning

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor qualification or above
  • Or Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management from UNE or its equivalent
  • Or Masters qualification in a relevant discipline. All candidates must supply two referee reports from employers or senior coll eagues (on company letterhead) plus a resume
  • Plus two years of full time equivalent relevant professional experience. Relevant disciplines may include, but is not limit ed to: Human Resources, Business or Management. Relevant professional experience refers to a position of responsibility in any organisational or industry context.


This course is accredited by the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI).

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Armidale Domestic: $34,824
International: $37,500
No information available Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

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