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Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

STARTS: February 2021
Madras Street
Close Date: Accepted throughout the year
International Close Date: 22 January for February start; 23 June for July start

Learn how to foster smooth employee/employer relations and gain skills essential for maintaining a satisfied and effective workforce.

In this graduate diploma you will learn and gain understanding of human resource management practices and processes on organisational effectiveness. You will also learn how to how to apply the theory of human resource management principles to the workplace, helping staff and businesses meet their objectives.

Areas of study you will focus on include employment relations, organisational behaviour, advanced human resource management and contemporary issues in human resource management.

You will combine your knowledge and skills gained into a practical industry project. Part -time up to 4 years.

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$6,420 - $7,240 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$20,690 per year
International Levy
$523.50
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$6,700 - $7,500 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$21,310 per year
International Levy
$523.50
Valid To
December 31, 2021

A Bachelor's degree in any field excluding human resource management.

Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?

If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace.

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

Overall IELTS 6.0 Academic

  • 5.5 Listening
  • 5.5 Reading
  • 5.5 Writing
  • 5.5 Speaking

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Career opportunities

On completion of this qualification you will be qualified for advisory roles in an HR team in a medium to large organisation or as a generalist operator HR officer in a small organisation. With experience and professional development you can expect to advance to more senior positions or work in recruitment.

Study pathways

Consider expanding your knowledge with our Bachelor of Applied Management.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing / ICT
  • Economics

Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

FULL-TIME - 1 Year

Learn how to foster smooth employee/employer relations and gain skills essential for maintaining a satisfied and effective workforce.

Information
Type Graduate Certificate / Diploma
Code CH3999
Next Starts February 2021
Application close date Accepted throughout the year
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
International application close date 22 January for February start; 23 June for July start
Credits 120
Level 7
Additional Equipment/Fees Advised before enrolment
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference CH3999-STRU

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$6,420 - $7,240 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$20,690 per year
International Levy
$523.50
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$6,700 - $7,500 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$21,310 per year
International Levy
$523.50
Valid To
December 31, 2021
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Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management - Feb 2021 - Christchurch
Start date: 22 February 2021
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Credit Recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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