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What will I learn?

Postgraduate study in Human Resources and Employment Relations (HR&ER) will provide you with a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in the management of people and employment in Australia and overseas.

This course is suitable for professionals working in the human resources and employment relations (HR&ER) area who wish to extend and deepen their knowledge, and also for those wishing to move into the HR&ER field.

The Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute.

UWA Business School: The UWA Business School is one of the premier business schools in the Asia-Pacific region. The School inspires and propels talented students from around the world to become the respected and innovative academic, community and business leaders of tomorrow.
We are one of only seven institutions in Australia to hold international accreditation from both EQUIS, the European Quality Improvement System and AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This ensures our degrees are recognised by employers worldwide, and guarantees the quality of our teaching, research and other operational areas.
Our major corporate partners include ATCO Australia, BHP Billiton, EY, Macquarie Capital, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Wesfarmers and Woodside. These industry links enable us to provide a richer education for our students, and ensure our programs are relevant and valuable to industry.

Career Pathways

Graduates may be employed in roles including: HR Manager, Recruitment Manager, Training and Development, Contract Development, Expatriate Administration, HR Policy Review, HR Consultant.

Career Opportunities:

  • Academic
  • Contract, Program and Project Administrators
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Human Resource Professional

Further study opportunities

After relevant work experience, Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education

CRICOS

083269F

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$80,200.00 (42,93,362) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Crawley Campus,

35 Stirling Highway,

CRAWLEY,

Western Australia,

6009, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have - (a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and (b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent; and (c) completed Mathematics Methods ATAR, or equivalent, as recognised by UWA.

For international students

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have -
(a) a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and either:
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; or
(c) at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation; or
(2) completed a Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Employment Relations or Graduate Certificate in Commerce at UWA.

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - Minimum grade of 180 with no band less than 170; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - Minimum grade of 180 with no band less than 170; GCE A-level - Minimum grade E in English Language, English Literature or English Language and Literature. IELTS - Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules); International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) - English A1 at HL or SL - Minimum score 4, English A2 at HL or SL - Minimum score 4, English B at HL - Minimum score 5; PTE - An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 59 in the speaking and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the listening and reading sections. TOEFL - Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening section.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • The Australian National University
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About The University of Western Australia (UWA)

UWA is the only Western Australian university ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide.

  • World-top 100 university - QS World University Rankings 2021
  • 5-stars for teaching quality (Good Universities Guide 2020)
  • A proud member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight
  • 11 subject areas in world’s top 50 QS Rankings 2020