Why study the RMIT Online Master of Human Resource Management?

Developed and delivered
by industry experts

Be equipped with the best legal, ethical, social and management knowledge to tackle the challenges in HR today.​

Gain a local and global
perspective on HR

Develop future-focused knowledge and skills to make best-practice recommendations both in Australia and in a global context.

Benefit from flexible
study options​

Don't compromise on life or work commitments. Study when and where it suits you with no on-campus commitments.​

Create better workplaces through people and culture

Our work – and our workplaces – will never be the same again. Employees’ needs are shifting and more businesses are investing in culture to drive their success. 

Now is the moment for human resources professionals to step up as leaders.

Take the opportunity and upskill to learn what’s now and what’s next in HR practices, how to develop solutions across a range of contexts and drive cultural shifts that support people and businesses.

Gain strategic leadership expertise to create better workplaces with RMIT Online’s Master of Human Resource Management.

Empower people. Power business success.

Quick facts
Quick facts

(7 weeks each)

Electives to
choose from

2.7 years part-time*
Reduced duration available

Jan, Mar, May, July, Aug, Oct

$4,200 per course, FEE-HELP available**

Program code: MC263KPX16

*Number of courses and duration to be comprised depends on prior degree. Please see Entry Requirements or contact us for further details.

**Plus a capped Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) based on your credit point enrolment load.


What you will study

The RMIT Online Master of Human Resource Management program consists of: 

• 11 core courses + 5 electives (16 course masters)
• 11 core courses + 1 elective (12 course masters).

Get more information about what you will learn in each of these courses.

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Flexible entry and exit points

Our Master of Human Resource Management program includes the courses that make up our Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma. If you need to exit the program early, you could still earn a postgraduate qualification by completing specified courses. This convergence of courses means the Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management is also a pathway to the masters degree for some students (see entry requirements).

Contact one of our Student Enrolment Advisors to receive more infomation and discuss your individual circumstances.

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Graduate Certificate

4 Courses

or continue studying

Masters (12 courses)

+8 Courses

with advanced standing

Masters (16 courses)

+12 Courses*

*See entry requirements

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Entry requirements

RMIT Online postgraduate students must meet minimum academic requirements, and international students must have a proficient level of English. You can find more details below. 


Academic requirements
English language requirements
Recognition of Prior Learning


16 course Master of Human Resources Management

  • An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.


12 course Master of Human Resources Management

  • An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher level qualification in a business or related discipline from a recognised tertiary institution*.


  • An Australian bachelors degree (or equivalent), or higher-level qualification, from a recognised tertiary institution in any discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 1.0 (out of 4.0)* plus a minimum of two years relevant work experience.


  • The RMIT Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management**.


We offer Recognition of Prior Learning, or the recognition of previous study or learning. This means you can apply for credit and reduce the number of courses you need to complete. Your application will be decided on a case-by-case basis. Speak to our Enrolment Advisors to find out more.

*If your qualification was completed more than 10 years ago, you will need to provide evidence of ongoing professional work and/or professional development in the same discipline as the program for which you are seeking entry.
**Upon successful completion of the graduate certificate, you will have the opportunity to progress to the masters degree.


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International students are required to provide current evidence of English language proficiency for admission to RMIT University. For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT visit the English language requirements and equivalency information.

Australian Student Visas

RMIT's online Master of Human Resource Management does not meet Australian student visa requirements. For an Australian student visa, you must have an on-campus place in a program of study. For more details on RMIT's on-campus programs, visit rmit.edu.au.

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Recognition of Prior Learning

RMIT assesses each student’s prior learning and qualifications to grant credit so you can complete your online postgraduate degree sooner. Your application will be decided on a case-by-case basis. RMIT aims to grant as much credit as possible at the time of offer, so it’s important to provide as much evidence of prior study and work experience as possible with your application.

Speak to our Enrolment Advisors to find out more.