Completing postgraduate studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations (HR & ER) will provide you with a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in the management of people and employment in Australia and overseas.
HR & ER explores how the proper management of employees contributes towards organisational effectiveness, asking questions such as:
In addition, HR & ER examines the organisation of work, management of employees, role of unions, development of co-operation and negotiation, and ways in which conflict can emerge and be managed.
The Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute.
As a Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations student, you will complete between 12 and 16 units, depending on your prior studies.
Students who have not completed a Bachelor of Commerce or a bachelor's degree majoring in employment relations and/or human resources may be required to complete relevant conversion units up to the value of four units, as advised by the Faculty.
All students will complete the following units:
|EMPL5415||Globalisation and Organisational Change|
|EMPL5501||Strategic Workplace Relations|
|EMPL5511||International Employment Relations|
|EMPL5514||Negotiation and Dispute Resolution|
|HRMT5501||Diversity and Inclusion|
|HRMT5502||Human Resource Analytics|
|HRMT5518||Strategic Human Resource Management|
|HRMT5530||Developing a Professional HR Career|
|LAWS5555||Employee Relations Law|
|MGMT5506||Ethics and Sustainability Management|
|PSYC5514||Assessment and Selection|
|PSYC5515||Organisational Development and Work Design|
Our graduates are employed in all areas of the private and public sectors in an array of jobs. Many work in general human resources managerial and consulting roles, while others are employed in more specialised positions in policy development, industrial relations, recruitment and assessment, and equal opportunity.
Graduates who meet the requisite work experience requirements are 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, CAHRI-CP.
After appropriate work experience, graduates may choose to enrol in the MBA Full Time Intensive.
“A postgraduate degree in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations has opened up the door to opportunities in almost every industry for me. The course did not only provide me with essential skills and knowledge to further my career, but opportunities to research, explore and analyse real-time case studies.
UWA is not only a great place to learn and develop the skills in your choice of expertise, but the Student Guild supports a variety of clubs that bring students with the same interests together.”Shireen Chew graduated with a Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations and is now employed as a Graduate HR Advisor at Downer.
|Location offered||Crawley (Perth, Western Australia)|
|Attendance types||Part-time, Full-time|
|Delivery mode||Internal (on campus)|
|Starting dates||Semester 1 (February), Semester 2 (July)|
|Weekly time commitment||The estimated time commitment is 12 hours per unit which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.|
|Standard full-time completion||1.5 - 2 years (depending on if advanced standing is granted for prior learning). For details, contact the Business School Student Centre.|
|Maximum time to complete||5 years|
|Course fees||See our Course Calculator|
|Scholarships||See our Business School Scholarships and UWA Scholarships|
|CRICOS Code||064934B, 083269F|
All students must meet UWA’s English language competency requirements.
To be eligible for admission, you must meet the following requirements: