Why study the RMIT Online Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management?

Applicable workplace knowledge

In this program, developed by leading experts in this field, you will gain a solid theoretical, practical and holistic understanding of contemporary HRM strategies, processes and practices.

Postgraduate level qualification

Our Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is an Australian Qualification Level 8 postgraduate degree, and a pathway to the Master of Human Resource Management.


No on-campus obligations

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management delivers a convenient 100% online program without the requirement for on-campus attendance and commitments.  

Drive cultural change to create better workplaces

The RMIT Online Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management will advance your knowledge of contemporary HR practice and provide you with many of the skills employers are seeking.  

The growing understanding of the powerful role culture can play in driving competitive advantage for organisations of all sizes is creating increasing numbers of opportunities for people with recognised HR management skills. 

Our Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management will provide you with a critical awareness of the legal, ethical, social, economic and environmental challenges facing businesses and provide the tools you’ll need to develop effective and successful HR strategies, drive operations, create processes and impact decision making in various legal and cultural contexts.  

This intensive and 100 per cent online course equips you with the formal qualification and specialised skills to manage and grow your organisation and your career. It is also a vital first step on the pathway to a Master of HR Management.

Quick facts
Quick facts

(7 weeks each)

8 months intensive,

Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, Oct

$3,960 per course, FEE-HELP available*

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

What you will study

The RMIT Online Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management program is comprised of four core courses.

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

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Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, you may continue on to further study at master degree level. The Graduate Certificate is an entry pathway to the Master degree for some students (see entry requirements).

Contact one of our Student Enrolment Advisors, who can provide more infomation and discuss your individual circumstances

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Graduate Certificate

4 Courses

or continue studying

Masters degree

+8 Courses

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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
Additional information 


  • An Australian bachelors degree or equivalent, or higher level qualification, in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • If you do not meet the above entry requirement for the Graduate Certificate, you may be considered if you have five years of relevant work experience.

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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.

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Australian Student Visas 

RMIT's online Graduate Certificate in 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.