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Human resource management

As businesses strive to gain an edge in the fast-paced consumer market, human resource expertise is increasingly in demand. Become an industry professional, dedicated to transforming local and global organisational performance and capability.

Human resource management at La Trobe

You ll understand the key function of managing people in today s business environment, learn about organisational change and gain problem solving skills. Develop your business skills along with an understanding of recruitment and selection, training and development and international human resource management.

We bring together experienced academics and industry practitioners to be your teachers and mentors in a supportive learning environment. They are dedicated to imparting their experience and expertise, providing students with real-world based problems.

Learn how to design and evaluate innovative solutions and develop an integrated skill-set in human resource management. You ll have the opportunity to use your specialist knowledge and practical skills in a team project to create strategies solving social, environment and business problems. You ll present your plan and pitch to potential investors.

We ve designed our human resource management courses in partnership with industry, to meet the needs of business and professional accreditation such as Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI). Refer to the detail for each course below to see what professional registration and membership options exist.

Career opportunities

A qualification in human resource management is your key into a career in any sector or industry. Graduate with the transferable skills and knowledge to stand out in a competitive field. You could consider working in positions such as:

  • human resource manager
  • employee relations manager
  • recruitment specialist
  • human resource management information systems professional
  • training and development coordinator.

Short courses

We also offer single subject study. Visit our short courses page to find out more.


Human resource management degree

Bachelor of Business

Semester starts: March, July, November March, July, November

Duration: 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent 3 years

Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)

Semester starts: March, July, November March, July, November

Duration: 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent 3 years

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business

Semester starts: Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)

Duration: 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Doctor of Philosophy

Semester starts: Anytime Anytime

Duration: 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time 4 years

Honours in human resource management

Master of Arts

Semester starts: Anytime Anytime

Duration: 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time. 2 years

Master of Business (Research)

Semester starts: Anytime Anytime

Duration: 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time 2 years

Master of Commerce (Research)

Semester starts: Anytime Anytime

Duration: 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time 2 years

Master of Management (Human Resource Management)

Semester starts: March, July, November March, July, November

Duration: 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent. 2 years

Master of Management (Human Resource Management) (Online)

Semester starts: See additional information

Duration: You can complete the course in 18 months or as little as 12 months

Related study options

Didn’t find a suitable course? You could also try these study options:

Student and graduate profiles

Find out about the experiences of one of our Human resource management students.

Human resource management degree

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La Trobe graduates

Where have graduates found work opportunities?

Our recent graduates have started their careers within mid-tier and local firms, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations, and have risen to high-level positions as company directors in commercial organisations such as:

How much can I earn?

The wage of an human resource management graduate can vary greatly based on your specialisation, position and organisation you find work in. Below is an estimation of the salary and career path of an human resource management graduate.

  • human resource management graduate $45,000 – $50,000 per year*
  • human resource specialist $50,000 – $80,000 per year
  • management position or higher $90,000 + per year

*Average salary range for roles located in Melbourne and Sydney, as advertised on Seek, 2017

Industry links

What are industry links?

Industry links are organisations that work with us to shape our curriculum and provide partnership and placement opportunities. We look for strong links with industry, schools, community groups and other stakeholders to ensure you develop the best theoretical and practical skills required in your chosen career.

How do industry links affect me?

Our business industry links consider La Trobe graduates for internships, placements and employment opportunities, as they know our teaching and content standards. Our business industry links include:

  • 3M
  • CPA Australia
  • Drake
  • Oxford University Press
  • RACV
  • Rio Tinto
  • Westpac Banking Corporation
  • Victoria Police

Alternative pathways

Are there alternative pathways into an human resource management courses?

Going straight from school to university isn’t an option for everyone. If you have not completed year 12, didn’t get the score you needed or are working on ways to transition into tertiary education, we have options for you.

  • Aspire Program – Be recognised for the difference you make. Refer to dates to see if your eligible for an early offer.
  • Course transfer – Start your studies in one business course and apply for transfers into another. *
  • Tertiary Enabling Program – Successfully complete our 17-week program and improve you academic results to be eligible for a range of courses.
  • Work Recognition Program – If you are over 21 years of age, you may be eligible to gain entry into a Bachelor of Business based on your work experience.
  • Diploma in Business – Successfully complete a Diploma in Business at one of our regional campuses and transfer into second year of the Bachelor of Business.
  • La Trobe Melbourne – Successfully complete a Diploma in Business with our pathway provider, and get guaranteed entry into a second year of our Bachelor of Business.
  • TAFE diplomas – Do a relevant course and get Advance Standing for your prior learning.**

* Other than Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics of Bachelor of Laws.

** Minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) required for entry into some courses. You may also be eligible for Advance Standing

If you’d like some more information, contact our future students team on:

Our human resource management staff

Experience the business industry in the classroom. You ll learn from academics and Professors of Practice who have expertise across a range of industries and sectors. Our staff work with industry to:

  • link our courses with industry
  • design industry-relevant curriculum
  • reflect best practice nationally and globally through lectures, workshops and executive programs.

Placement opportunities

Be career ready. Extend your learning beyond the classroom by testing your knowledge in a real world role. Create your industry network and gain practical skills through Work Integrated Learning (WIL) and placement subjects. Work with your course coordinator to find opportunities that best suit your skills and interests. Previous students have found internship opportunities within organisations such as:

  • Mitchell Shire Council
  • Carlton Football Club
  • Yooralla
  • Crown Casino.

Refer to course specifics above to see what placement opportunities exist for you.

International study opportunities

Give your qualification an global edge with international study. As a part of La Trobe Business School, you may be eligible for a number of opportunities, including study tours and international exchange. Previous International Study Programs have visited:

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