Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Employment Relations

Gain a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in the management of people and employment in Australia and overseas.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

Upon completion, graduates will be eligible to apply for a range of roles in human resources and employment relations. Graduates are employed in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
Upon completion, graduates will be eligible to apply for a range of roles in human resources and employment relations. Graduates are employed in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Further Study

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Employment Relations with a weighted average mark of at least 65% may choose to progress into the Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations or Master of Commerce, with full credit for completed units.
Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Employment Relations with a weighted average mark of at least 65% may choose to progress into the Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations or Master of Commerce, with full credit for completed units.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
24
Total Course Fee - 2019
$15,750.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and either:
(a) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent;
or
(b) a valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of at least 5501; or
(c) at least five years of relevant, documented professional experience considered by UWA (following an interview and assessment process) to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.
1 GMAT is valid for 5 years.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Employment Relations is designed to equip you with foundation knowledge in the field and can serve as an entry pathway to the Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations.

About The Course

Human Resources and Employment Relations explores how the proper management of employees contributes towards organisational effectiveness.
Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Employment Relations

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit per week (comprising 3 hours of contact time and 9 hours of individual study time)
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 41260
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Employment Relations
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit per week (comprising 3 hours of contact time and 9 hours of individual study time)
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 41260
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year part-time
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Employment Relations
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Flexibility

We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you. Find out more here.

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RANKINGS

Our postgraduates earn more

No. 1 in WA for median starting salary in Business and Management (QUILT 2018)
RANKINGS

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Course Accreditation

UWA Business School has been awarded EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation for excellence in business and economics education. This is the leading business school accreditation in Europe and is highly valued by employers.
UWA Business School has been awarded EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation for excellence in business and economics education. This is the leading business school accreditation in Europe and is highly valued by employers.
Accredited by Australian Human Resources Institute 2015-2016

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