GC161 - Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

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Plan: GC161 - Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
Award abbreviation: GradCertHRM
Total credit points: 48
Career: PGRD
Duration: 0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Location: Melbourne City campus
Owning school: Management (630H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/management
ASCED code: 080303
CRICOS code: 088783C

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Purpose of the Program

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is an early exit point for those enrolled in the Master of Human Resource Management. The program aims to broaden knowledge and skills for students entering with a qualification in an unrelated discipline, while students from a related discipline will deepen their existing knowledge and skills.

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management provides you with the knowledge and skills required by today's human resource (HR) professionals to effectively contribute in small and medium enterprises and multinational corporations.It also provide you with the capacity to address the human resource issues and critically evaluate the impacts of decisions and practice through case studies and interactive and experiential learning activities. 

The program is designed for those who would like to enter the HR industry with no formal HR qualifications.

This program is delivered on-campus.

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Articulation and pathways

Students who successfully complete the RMIT Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management will articulate into the Master of Human Resource Management and will be exempted from completing the four (4) Business Enabling courses and the four (4) discipline courses completed in the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, and will be required to complete eight (8) courses (96 credit points) in order to qualify for the degree.

GC161 Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is also an exit award for the Master of Human Resource Management. It is available to students upon successful completion of the four (4) courses (48 credit points) specified in the program structure.

Credit will be assessed consistently with the RMIT University credit policy and procedures.

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Entrance requirements

Academic Entrance requirements

Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent or higher level qualification in any discipline.

Alternate Entry

No prior academic qualifications but a minimum of 5 years work experience is required.

Entrance requirements for international onshore applicants
All non-Australian residents and overseas full-fee paying students are required to meet RMIT English language requirements. For more information on these requirements and acceptable English Language tests please see www.rmit.edu.au/international/english-equivalent

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External accreditation and industry links

The Master of Human Resource Management is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

Students and graduates of the program are eligible to apply for AHRI membership. Graduates who meet the work experience requirement will be eligible for direct entry into the capstone unit of the AHRI Practising Certification (APC) Program. Completion of the APC Program will award AHRI certification, CAHRI-CP

https://www.ahri.com.au/

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it.

All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic and print resources such as books, journals, newspapers, streaming media and past exam papers. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments, or you can work through Library subject guides and web-based tutorials, or use our online Ask a Librarian service. 

Computers for study are available at every Library site and wireless access is available if you are working from a laptop or mobile device.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library.

Online learning tools and content

Log in to myRMIT https://my.rmit.edu.au/portal/ and select the myStudies tab to access study resources for your program.

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance.

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.au/students

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