Human Resources and Organisational Development, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #401 (WUR) Online
The Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development (MHROD) is a professionally recognised degree designed to build on students’ experience and skills and assist them with managing complex issues that arise in human resources and organisational development.


The course provides specialist knowledge in the areas of strategic human resource management, organisational change and development, employment relationships, leadership and people management, and international human resource management. Students undertake an industry research project and study a variety of HR specific units. They can also select units from specialist management areas to gain advanced knowledge in their area of expertise or to differentiate.

Students who have completed a relevant bachelor degree may receive four units of advanced standing towards this Masters degree.

Career opportunities

The Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development is for HR practitioners and personnel managers who want to improve their professional practice, particularly in complex HR environments, and enhance career advancement prospects. Graduates have found professional positions as HR managers and consultants, recruitment managers, organisational change managers, training managers and other specialised management roles.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Change and Development
  • Leading and Managing People
  • Attraction, Recruitment and Retention
  • Human Resource Development
  • International and Comparative Human Resource Management
  • Employment Relationships
  • Project Management
  • Industry Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)

Tuition Fee

  • National Applies to you

    19600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39200 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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