Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

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A Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (HRM) from the University of Newcastle equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to commence a career as an effective and successful practitioner in human resource management.

The program can be studied face-to-face at the Newcastle City Precinct, online via Weblearn, or through a combination of the two. This allows you to achieve a postgraduate qualification whilst balancing your professional and personal commitments.

Explore this page and find out if the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is for you, what you will study and the career opportunities it can provide you.

Is it for you?

Are you searching for a qualification that will allow you to become a human resource management practitioner?

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management focuses on developing an understanding of human resource management and behaviour in organisations. You will also learn about the context in which organisations operate and the challenges that Human Resource Management professionals face in balancing competing interests. As a commencing student, you do not need to have a background in the discipline, only an interest in developing your knowledge and skills through this professional qualification of high standing.

Being able to attend classes in person or study via our integrated online learning platform allows you to study at a time and place that suits the personal and professional demands of your life.

Once you complete the Graduate Certificate you may then choose to further develop your professional skills and knowledge by enrolling in a Masters degree in Human Resource Management.

To find out more about what you will study, visit the 'study' tab.


A Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management through the University of Newcastle comprises four core subjects – you must complete all of them:

  • human resource management
  • managing under uncertainty
  • organisational behavior and design
  • foundations of business analysis.

To find out more about where the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management can lead you, visit the 'careers' tab.


If you are interested in a role in Human Resource Management, the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management program will give you the edge you need. The program will provide you with knowledge in the field and simultaneously build your skills in addressing workplace challenges, and developing and managing people.

This certificate will provide a springboard for appointment to roles such as:

  • Human Resources Officer or Advisor
  • Union official or Employer Organisation Advisor
  • Change Management Consultant
  • Graduate Recruitment Consultant

For more detailed information on eligibility, courses and requirements of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management visit the ‘details’ tab.

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