With organisations continuing to grapple with the new hybrid workplace, the role of human resource management (HRM) has never been more certain. Business leaders are
Why study with ECU Online?
Flexible, Accelerated and 100% Online
Our degrees allow you to tailor your study to your busy schedule and complete your degree sooner than traditional on-campus study. Experience our engaging online learning environment with support from academics, Student Success Advisors and fellow students.
Developed with Industry Leaders
ECU’s Accelerated Online Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management has been developed by academics and thought-leaders who are highly engaged with the industry.
Support While You Study
At ECU, you will receive the support you need to succeed when fitting study into your already busy life. Not only are our teaching staff supportive and attentive - you will also have a dedicated Student Success Advisor to support you every step of the way at ECU.
AACSB International Accreditation
ECU's School of Business and Law is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which is synonymous with excellence in business education. Less than 6 per cent of the world’s schools offering business degree programs hold accreditation with AACSB International.
2022 AFR BOSS Best Business Schools list
ECU ranked as the #1 Business School for Quality.
Who Should Study ECU’s Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management?
Our Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management is a great option for students who are new to the field, or who are currently working in HRM and want to take their skills to the next level.
2022 Good Universities Guide
ECU was rated five stars for Postgraduate Overall Experience.
2022 THE Young University Rankings
ECU has again been ranked in the world's top 100 universities under 50 years old.
THE Impact Rankings 2021
ECU has been ranked in the top 50 in the world for Quality Education, as well as the top 25 in the world for Health and Wellbeing and Gender Equality.
What You Will Learn
Consolidate Fundamental Skills and Core Capabilities
Develop and strengthen your understanding of key concepts related to managing people and empowering them to achieve their best at work.
Prepare for the Changing World of Work
Build your leadership capacity and be prepared for the future of work.
Learn to Align Business Strategy and Human Resource Management
Learn how to acquire and retain talent in high-performing work environments and how to align the goals of employees and management with overall business strategy.
Upon successfully completing the Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management, you will have the skills and knowledge to succeed in a number of roles including:
- Human Resources Advisor
- Talent Acquisition Officer
- Workplace Relations Manager
- Training and Development Manager
- Human Resources Specialist
Working in human resource management opens up a variety of diverse opportunities, with responsibilities that can include developing and implementing policies, recruiting talent, risk management, performance monitoring and more. According to Seek, the average yearly salary of a Human Resources Advisor is $80,000.
After completing your graduate diploma, you can also continue your studies and complete your Master of Human Resource Management, allowing you to gain an in-depth understanding of HRM and be seen as an expert in people and culture.