2018 Postgraduate Courses
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Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management | 2018

Testamur Title of Degree:

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management



UOW Course Code:




Total Credit Points:



2 trimesters part-time

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Business

Intake Session(s):

Trimester 1, 2, 3

Delivery Mode:

On-campus (Face-to-face)

Delivery Campus:



The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is designed for those who are seeking to progress their career in Human Resources or those currently working in the industry who wish to gain a relevant postgraduate qualification to update their skills and knowledge.

Entry Requirements & Credit Arrangements

Information on academic and English language requirements, as well as eligibility for credit for prior learning, is available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to demonstrate:

CLO Description
1 Demonstrate an advanced discipline-specific knowledge in core areas of business
2 Synthesise relevant principles and concepts in a business context
3 Propose integrated solutions to business problems using theoretical knowledge, technical skills, critical and/ or creative thinking.
4 Apply principles of social responsibility when critically evaluating situations and making business decisions.
5 Communicate complex disciplinary information for the intended audience and purpose: (a) orally and, (b) in writing
6 Reflect on professional interpersonal skills whilst working with others to produce agreed outputs

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management Curriculum map illustrates where course learning outcomes are taught, practiced and assessed within subjects in the program.

Course Structure

Candidates are required to complete four (4) subjects (24 credit points) according to the list below.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points
Core Subjects
MGNT803 Organisational Behaviour and Management * 6
MGNT908 Human Resources Development 6
MGNT930 Strategic Human Resource Management 6
MGNT969 Job Analysis, Recruitment and Selection 6
* Students should complete this subject within their first session of study. Those who have an academic background in Human Resource Management may complete one of the elective^ subjects listed below in place of the MGNT803 Organisational Behaviour and Management (subject to academic approval):
MGNT910 Strategic Management 6
MGNT911 Organisational Behaviour 6
MGNT915 Management of Change 6
MGNT920 Organisational Analysis 6
MGNT923 Contemporary Issues in International Business 6
MGNT949 Performance Management 6
MGNT963 Management of Workplace Health and Safety 6
MGNT978 Cross Cultural Management 6
OPS 935 Project Management 6


  • A limited number of elective subjects will be offered each session.
  • Please click the subject codes in the above table for information on sessions of offer for each subject at different locations. For information regarding timetables, tutorials, and classes please the visit the Timetables and Classes page.


Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Other Information 

Further information is available at:
Website: www.uow.edu.au/business
Email: business-enquiries@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 5 February, 2018