Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management

Provided by Kaplan Higher Education Academy


Awarded by Murdoch University

Course introduction


Across all businesses and industries, the one thing that makes an organisation stand out from others is the people behind it. The Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management provides you with the know-how to plan and manage teams within an organisation in ways which align with its strategic goals and objectives.

You will learn what makes a productive and sustainable workplace culture and be able to apply new technologies and innovative HR solutions. You can boost your HR expertise with new skills in people and performance management.

Units completed in this programme count as credits for the Master of Business programme, which is useful if you want to take your studies further and customise your Master’s education.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

Core Units
Human Resource Management Perspectives
Human Resource Management Law
Organisational Behaviour and Management

Elective Units
(Choose 1 unit)
Acquisition of Human Resources
Data, Metrics, Reporting and Analytics
Managing, Evaluating and Developing Human Resources
Managing Remuneration, Benefits and Motivation
Organisational Change, Management and Consultancy

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • A recognised Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Satisfactory preparation for the programme through previous study or professional experience
The final decision on admission to the programme rests with the university.

English Requirement
Applicants are required to meet Murdoch University’s English language requirement. Click here for more information.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Delivery Method
Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in this programme, and they have the flexibility to plan their study schedule and attend classes once or twice a week depending on their study load. Classes are conducted on weekday evenings or weekends to suit the busy schedules of students enrolled in this programme. Each unit is supported with 24 contact hours.

The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Transnational Education & Deputy Dean of Murdoch University are based in Singapore to oversee all academic aspects and ensure a high standard of academic delivery here.

Assessment Method
Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, projects or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees
The total fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

  • Programme Fee: S$7,853.80 payable in 2 instalments
  • Receive S$200 referral fee when you recommend your friend to enrol in our Degree programme. T&Cs apply.
Education Loan
Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs
  • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
  • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
  • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years
Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. T&Cs apply, subject to bank’s approval.

Non-Tuition Fees
Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
  • Application Fee: S$192.60
All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.
All fees are subject to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 29 October 2020. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.