Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations (GradDipHRM&IR)
|Credit Points Required||36|
This information is for students who commenced study before 2017. New students commencing study from 2017 follow the structure oulined under sydney.edu.au/courses/graduate-diploma-in-human-resource-management-and-industrial-relations or in the 2017 version of the Business School (Postgraduate) Handbook.
The Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations courses are specialised qualifications for those engaged in or contemplating careers in industrial relations, human resource management and related areas.
|Full-time (minimum duration)||Part-time|
1.5 to 4 years
Please Note. The following structure is for students commencing study in this course between 2013 and 2016. Students who commenced study prior to 2013 may choose to follow this structure or complete their course according to the structure set out in the handbook of the year they commenced their study in this course.(Archived handbooks can be accessed on the Handbooks website). New students commencing study from 2017 follow the structure outlined under sydney.edu.au/courses/graduate-diploma-in-human-resource-management-and-industrial-relations.
To be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, students must successfully complete a total of six units of study (36 credit points), comprising:
- three core units of study (18 credit points), comprising a foundation unit and two advanced units
- three elective units of study (18 credit points).
(i) Foundation unit
The foundation unit of study is designed to be taken at the commencement of the degree.
(ii) Advanced units:
- WORK6017 Human Resource Strategies
- WORK6033 Organisational Sustainability OR WORK6116 Employment and the Law
Students select their three elective units of study from the following options:
- WORK6001 Organisational Analysis and Behaviour
- WORK6002 Strategic Management
- WORK6003 People, Management and Technology *
- WORK6012 Industrial Relations Policy
- WORK6018 International Industrial Relations *
- WORK6026 Organisational Change and Development
- WORK6030 Performance and Rewards
- WORK6033 Organisational Sustainability +
- WORK6036 Co-operatives and Mutuals *
- WORK6108 International Dimensions of HR
- WORK6111 Management Consulting
- WORK6114 Health and Safety at Work *
- WORK6115 Managing Diversity at Work *
- WORK6116 Employment and the Law +
- WORK6117 Managing HR and Knowledge Systems *
- WORK6118 Managing Communication in Organisations
- WORK6119 The Innovative Firm *
- WORK6120 Research Essay
- WORK6130 Leadership in Organisations
- IBUS6002 Cross Cultural Management
- IBUS6005 Ethical International Business Decisions
- QBUS6320 Management Decision Making
* Not offered for 2017.
+ This unit can be completed as an elective if not taken as core unit.
The following table illustrates a course progression example for a student enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations on a full-time basis completing the course in two semesters.
UNITS OF STUDY
|Semester 2||WORK6033 OR WORK6116||elective unit||12|
Please Note: The information listed in this program of study example is meant as a guide only. Students should always check the requirements for individual units of study. Students are usually able to complete the units of study for their course in different sequences to that listed above.