Master of Management (Human Resources)

  • CRICOS Code: 092726M

Course overview

  • 2 years full time / 4 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake - March and Mid Year Intake - July


What is it about?

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 and
  • analysing data and developing HR policy and practice responses.

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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.

Who is it for?

This program is ideal for students holding an undergraduate degree outside of business/commerce whose goal may be to assume a managerial position in human resources.

The program is also offered as a 1.5 year full time option (part-time equivalent available for domestic students) if you have previously completed a undergraduate degree in business, commerce or a related discipline.

Why join the Melbourne Business School masters' program?

  • Enhance your employability by getting involved in:
  • Join the Asia Pacific’s region leading business school
    • The University of Melbourne is ranked 1st in Australia and 20th globally for business and management in 2019 QS World University Rankings by subject.
  • Be part of a high-achieving and diverse community
    • Study in cutting-edge teaching and learning environments with collaborative work and social spaces. This will enable you to network, exchange ideas and build a strong cohort experience. The Faculty has over 60,000 alumni in over 100 countries ensuring that you join a valuable network of peers from all professions right from the day of commencement.
  • Combine academic rigour and business relevance
    • MBS equips emerging leaders with the knowledge, research insights, and skills to lead and have impact.

Professional Accreditation

The Master of Management (Human Resources) is an accredited program with the Australian HR Institute.

Credit points may be awarded for students with a relevant undergraduate degree in business/commerce.

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