Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (Graduate Certificate)

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The award
Graduate Certificate

How long you will study
8 months

Domestic course fees
AUD 3720 per module

How you will study
part-time, online

Course starts
January, March, May, July, September, October

International course fees
AUD 3720 per module

All study options

About Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management at RMIT Online

You want to advance your knowledge of contemporary HR practice. You want to examine management issues in the context of global changes that impact workplaces.

Our Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management will allow you to develop an understanding of how to tackle common problems in the management of people across borders, in various legal and cultural contexts. You will develop a critical awareness of these legal, ethical, social, economic and environmental challenges and their implications for effective and successful HR strategy, operations, processes and decision-making.

We equip you with the formal qualification and specialised skills to manage and grow your organisation, as well as your career. With the added convenience of being intensive and completely online, the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management also provides an excellent pathway to Master degree level.

What you will study

An efficient way to advance your career

Finish your online Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management in just eight months, thanks to our innovative intensive learning model. Offering six intakes per year, our study periods run for seven weeks each, focusing on one course at a time for fast-tracked, consolidated learning. This format helps you learn, grasp and apply each new concept before beginning the next.

We believe in work-connected learning. That means you can take everything you learn in the virtual classroom to the workforce – straight away. You don't have to wait to finish your program to start applying your new skills and knowledge.

Doing postgraduate study doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your lifestyle or cut back at work. Forget weekend intensives or classes that start the second you leave work – online study is ready whenever and wherever you are.

As well as our intensive, online study model this program is also available on-campus.

Applicable workplace knowledge

Developed by leading experts in this field, this graduate certificate is one of the most recently developed HR management qualifications, meaning you will learn the most up-to-date knowledge to equip you for contemporary challenges in HR.

Postgraduate level qualification

Our Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is an Australian Qualification Level 8 postgraduate degree, and a pathway to the Master of Human Resource Management.

No on-campus obligations

While you will have online assessments, the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management delivers a convenient online program without the requirement for on-campus attendance and commitments. All lecture material and content is delivered direct to you, wherever you are.

An interactive and supportive way to learn

Studying online doesn't have to be a lonely endeavour. Thanks to our cutting-edge online learning platform, you'll interact and engage with our expert staff and your fellow classmates.

From day one until you graduate, you'll also benefit from the personalised support of our study concierge, providing you with guidance if and when you need it, from assessment due dates to topic organisation.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardGraduate CertificateHow you will studyPart-time, OnlineHow long you will study8 months
    Course startsJanuary, March, May, July, September, OctoberDomestic course feesAUD 3720 per moduleInternational course feesAUD 3720 per module

Notes about fees for this course

Fees are $3720 per course, 4 courses total for this program. FEE-HELP is available

Entry requirements

Contact RMIT Online to find course entry requirements.

What students think about RMIT Online

    Zofia Deschepper, online Master of Marketing student

    I want to become an excellent marketer and I feel with RMIT, my career has already progressed. As a new mother, I was really worried about the fact that my career would stall - but through the support of my work as well as studying online through RMIT, I've been able to to get promoted and I apply my thinking and things I've learnt every day.

    Lauren Smith, online graduate in Human Resource Management

    Studying is very empowering and stimulating, and if it's what you need to do, you just need to get it done. To progress in my career, I find that this is the first stop to get there.

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