Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Course summary

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.

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, those who enrol in the Master of Business with a specialisation in Human Resource Management will be eligible for credit for the four subjects completed within the Graduate Certificate.

If you who have successfully completed the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management and meet the additional work experience requirements for the MBA you will be eligible for credit for three subjects credit into the MBA.

 

Course information

Study area

Business

Campus

Wollongong, Sydney

Course Code

1195

Duration

2 trimesters part-time

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

UAC Code

-

Admission, Key dates, and Fees

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW's Admissions Procedures, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor degree deemed equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree, or
  • a tertiary academic qualification of at least 3 years' fulltime, plus
  • 3 years of full-time professional experience in a business context.

The Faculty will consider applicants with other tertiary qualifications, or those with at least 5 years of relevant full-time professional work experience.

CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, those who enrol in the Master of Business with a specialisation in Human Resource Management will be eligible for credit for the 4 subjects completed within the Graduate Certificate. Students who have successfully completed the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management and meet the additional work experience requirements for the MBA will be eligible for credit for 3 subjects’ credit into the MBA.

FEES

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

Sydney, Wollongong

On Campus

$15,360 (2020)

$15,360 (2020)

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

The fee per trimester is based on a study load equivalent to 24 credit points, ie four subjects.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This program is not available to international applicants.


CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, those who enrol in the Master of Business with a specialisation in Human Resource Management will be eligible for credit for the 4 subjects completed within the Graduate Certificate. Students who have successfully completed the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management and meet the additional work experience requirements for the MBA will be eligible for credit for 3 subjects’ credit into the MBA.

Admission Profile


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT



STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2018.

Applicant background

2018 intake

2018 intake (%)

Higher education study Students who have studied a University course, or completed a bridging or enabling course.

-

-

Vocational education & training study Students who have undertaken vocational education or training since leaving school.

-

-

Work & life experience Students admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than higher education study, vocational education & training, or recent secondary education.

-

-

Recent secondary education

ATAR Only Students admitted only on the basis of ATAR including any applied adjustment factors.

-

-

ATAR plus additional criteria Students who were admitted on the basis of both ATAR and additional criteria (e.g. an audition or individual subject results).

-

-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR) These students were admitted on the basis of other criteria where ATAR was not a factor (e.g. UOW Early Admission).

-

-

International students All other students.

-

-

All students

-

-

< 5: Number of students is less than 5
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with adjustment factors. For more information on adjustment factors commonly available to applicants, see ‘ATAR-based admission’.

ATAR profile of ATAR-based offers in 2018

ATAR The unadjusted, raw ATARs for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR. Selection Rank The ATARs of the same student group, including the impact of adjustment factors.
Highest rank to receive an offer

-

-

Median rank to receive an offer

-

-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

< 5: Less than 5 ATAR-based offers made
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)

More Information

For more information about UOW admission pathways, see UOW Admission Information.

Key Dates

SESSION

CAMPUS

SESSION DETAILS

2020 Trimester 1

Wollongong, Sydney

Orientation: 4 – 5 February 2020 (Sydney), 6 - 7 February 2020 (Wollongong)
Session: 10 February - 1 May 2020

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 31 January 2020. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: This course is not available to international applicants.

2020 Trimester 2

Wollongong, Sydney

Orientation: 12 - 13 May 2020 (Sydney), 14 – 15 May 2020 (Wollongong)
Session: 18 May – 7 August 2020

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 1 May 2020. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: This course is not available to international applicants.

2020 Trimester 3

Wollongong, Sydney

Orientation: 18 – 19 August 2020 (Sydney), 20 – 21 August 2020 (Wollongong)
Session: 24 August – 19 November 2020

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 7 August 2020. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: This course is not available to international applicants.

Course structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

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:

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

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
MGNT949 Performance Management 6
MGNT969 Job Analysis, Recruitment and Selection 6
* Students should complete MGNT803 in their first session of study if applicable. Those who have an academic background in Human Resource Management may complete an alternate 900-level Faculty of Business management subject as approved by the Academic Program Director in place of MGNT803 Organisational Behaviour and Management.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • 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.

 

Course Handbook

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Accreditation & professional recognition

 

Why choose this course

We offer three intakes per year, and many subjects are scheduled to fit in with your professional and lifestyle commitments. Some classes are offered on a weekly basis, mostly in the evening, while others run in intensive mode over the weekend to minimise time away from other responsibilities.

Our courses are continually developed, informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, recognised by industry, delivered by highly qualified academics and supported through additional specialised student learning and development resources.

Our dedicated student support services are built around your individual needs. Our student advisors, academic staff and careers consultant are available each week for consultation. Study skills workshops are also run weekly to ensure your success. We provide a number of social and semi-formal events that give you the opportunity to network with your peers, members of the local business community and alumni.

International students can choose to take up the option of selecting the elective subject, Global Workplace Practice, which includes practical job seeking activities and access to the Australian workforce either through an internship, industry-based project or part-time employment.