GC161 - Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

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RMIT program code: GC161
Plan name: Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
Plan code: GC161
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 088783C

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2021 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

   Stage A

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management degree requires the completion of 48 credit points (CP) comprising of the following:


Please note: In response to COVID-19, we have updated our teaching and courses to online enabled delivery at all Australian campuses. Our courses are available online now and will resume face to face when campus reopens without compromising the quality of our education and student outcomes. It will allow students to study online by participating in lectures and tutorials via Canvas to ensure continued learning throughout this period. Where necessary, course assessments have been adjusted to suit this learning format. Students will be supported to make the transition back to campus as soon as feasible (in line with government advice and University COVID-SAFE plans) or where required continue to study remotely.


Please note: All courses listed may not be available each Semester, this is important to note when planning your enrolments.


Accreditation Information

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For a list of the required courses you must complete in order to benefit from accreditation for the Professional Body related to your program, please click here.

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Stage A

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code


Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Key Concepts in Human Resource Management 12 BUSM4499 City Campus 1340 1242
Professional Human Resource Management Practices 12 BUSM4504 City Campus 1344 1245
People and Organisations 12 BUSM3249 City Campus 1078 1364
Employment Law 12 BUSM4506 City Campus 1113 1377

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Program structure enquiries

Contact Details

Business Connect via RMIT Connect or Text BC80 to 0477 444 555 to join the queue at Business Connect, Building 80, Level 7, 445 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.


Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points.



You will only be permitted to overload by a maximum of 12 credit points in the final semester of your program, upon approval from the College.


Credit and Pathways

If you have previous learning or experience, you can apply for credit or recognition of prior learning towards your RMIT program. Please read the information provided on the Apply for Credit web page.



Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.


Material fees

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For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.


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