The Master of Business (Human Resource Management) is suitable for managers and middle managers seeking to further their career in a specialized field of business. Theoretical and practical knowledge and skills are developed through the study of the foundation, specialization specific core subjects, and electives. The specialized knowledge and skills are consolidated through the completion of an industry based research project.
The Human Resource Management specialization equips you with skills to make new opportunities and adapt quickly to changing conditions within the workplace. You will examine structures, systems, culture, and leadership, including how to implement organizational change and how to leverage competitive advantage in the global marketplace.
You will also have the option of undertaking a Master of Business (Double Specialisation) that allows you to select two specializations and complete the course over two years full-time.
If you have already completed an undergraduate degree in Commerce or a related area, you may be eligible to receive credit for recognition of prior learning for this course.
If you are considering studying business administration at a strategic level and have relevant full-time work experience you should consider the Master of Business Administration.
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:
||Demonstrate an advanced discipline-specific knowledge in core areas of business.
||Synthesise relevant principles and concepts in a business context.
||Explain research principles and methods relevant to business contexts.
||Propose integrated solutions to a wide range of problems using theoretical knowledge, technical skills, critical and/ or creative thinking.
||Plan and execute a substantial business research project.
||Apply principles of social responsibility when critically evaluating situations and making business decisions.
||Communicate complex disciplinary information for the intended audience and purpose; (a) orally and, (b) in writing.
||Reflect on professional interpersonal skills whilst working with others to produce agreed outputs.
Candidates may choose to study a single or double specialization.
Candidates who study a single specialization are required to complete 12 subjects (72 credit points) in accordance with the list below. The 12 subjects comprise 4 foundation subjects, 7 subjects from one of the specializations and 1 capstone research project subject (MGNT922).
Candidates who study a double specialization are required to complete 16 subjects (96 credit points) in accordance with the list below. The 16 subjects comprise 4 foundation subjects, 5 core subjects from each of the two selected specializations, 1 elective subject (selected from 1 of the specializations) and 1 capstone research project subject (MGNT922).
A recognized Bachelors degree with an equivalent average mark of 50%; or a UOW Graduate Certificate in Business. Other tertiary qualifications combined with extensive professional work experience will be considered.
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