Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations (coursework)
This course provides an advanced level of study in human resource management and employment relations.
- Course title
- Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations (coursework)
- Award abbreviation
- Course code
- Course type
- master's degree by coursework only
- current / 2018
- Administered by
- Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education
- CRICOS code
- Intake periods
- Beginning of year and mid-year
- Attendance type
- full- or part-time (Student visa holders should read Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 for more information.)
- Credit points required
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
- Standard course duration
- 1.5 years full-time (or equivalent part-time) comprising 72 points of taught units and 24 points of admission credit, as recognised and granted by the Faculty
- Maximum course duration
- 2 years full-time (or equivalent part-time) comprising up to 96 points of taught study (see Rule 5 for further information)
- Time limit
- 5 years
- Delivery mode
- Locations offered
- UWA (Perth)
- Domestic fee type
- Postgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
- Course Coordinator(s)
- Dr Jacquie Hutchinson
- Visit the fees calculator.
Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.
|Key to availability of units:|
|S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; NS = non-standard teaching period|
All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.
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 24 points, as advised by the Faculty.
Take all units (72 points):
|S2||EMPL5450||Advanced Topics in Employment Relations|
|S2||EMPL5501||Strategic Workplace Relations|
|S1||EMPL5511||International Employment Relations|
|S2||EMPL5514||Negotiation and Dispute Resolution|
|S1||HRMT5501||Diversity and Inclusion|
|S1||HRMT5502||Human Resource Analytics|
|S1||HRMT5518||Strategic Human Resource Management|
|S2||HRMT5530||Developing a Professional HR Career|
|S2||LAWS5555||Employee Relations Law|
|S1, S2||MGMT5506||Ethics and Sustainability Management|
|S1||PSYC5514||Assessment and Selection|
|NS||PSYC5515||Organisational Development and Work Design|
Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.
Academic Conduct Essentials module
2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).
English Language competency requirements
3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.
(2) Exceptions to the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework may be considered provided the applicant satisfies additional admission requirements as set out in Rule 4(d) or 4(e), where relevant.
(ii) successful completion of the UWA Pre-Master's Program in Business with a weighted average mark of at least 60 percent (for applicants with an overall IELTS score of at least 6 with no band less than 5.5); or
(ii) successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Commerce with a weighted average mark of at least 65 percent (for applicants with an overall IELTS score of at least 6 with no band less than 5.5); or
Admission ranking and selection
Articulations and exit awards
- 41260 Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Employment Relations (24 points)
- 41280 Graduate Certificate in Commerce (24 points)
- 41660 Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations (96 points)
(2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations course before completing it, but after fulfilling the requirements of a lesser award in the above sequence, may apply for the relevant award.
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
(3) Students who have completed a Bachelor of Commerce or a bachelor's degree majoring in employment relations and/or human resources are granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 24 points.
8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.
9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.
(3) Students seeking to re-enrol in the course after being assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' must submit, after a period of at least 12 months, sufficient reason to the Faculty, in writing, demonstrating why an improvement in performance could reasonably be expected.
(4) Students who have been assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' and are subsequently permitted by the Faculty to re-enrol are assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' and must meet any conditions determined by the Faculty.
11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.
Award with distinction
Alternative exit award
13. A student who withdraws from the course before completing the course requirements but after completing units to the value of 48 points for the Graduate Diploma in Human Resources and Employment Relations may apply to the Faculty to be awarded the relevant qualification