Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations

Please check the current students website (Find a unit of study) for up-to-date information on units of study including availability.

 
The units of study listed in the following table are those available for the current year. Students may also include any units of study, which are additional to those currently listed, which appear under these subject areas in the Business School handbook/website in subsequent years (subject to any prerequisite or prohibition rules).

Unit outlines will be available through Find a unit outline two weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.
 

Errata
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The units listed below are available in 2022.
See the current students website (Find a unit of study) for up-to-date information on sessions available.

WORK5002
WORK6010
WORK6017
WORK6040
WORK6034
WORK6001
WORK6018
WORK6026
WORK6115
WORK6118
WORK6030
WORK6120
WORK6130
WORK6116

21/01/2022

Table A units of study for the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Award requirements

Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations

To qualify for the award of the Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial relations, a candidate must complete Students must complete 60 credit points, comprising:
(i) 24 credit points of foundation and advanced core units of study
(ii) a 6 credit point capstone (core) unit of study; and
(iii) 30 credit points of elective units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations

To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, a candidate must complete 36 credit points, comprising::
(i) 24 credit points of foundation and advanced core units of study; and
(ii) 12 credit points of elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations

To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, a candidate must complete 24 credit points, comprising:
(i) 6 credit points of foundation core units of study.
(ii) a minimum of 6 credit points of advanced core units of study; and
(iii) any additional advanced core or elective units of study required to make 24 credit points in total.

Units of study

Core units of study

(i) Foundation (all courses)

The foundation unit is designed to be taken at the commencement of the course.
WORK5002
Foundations of HRM and IR

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2

(ii) Advanced (all courses)

Students in the Master's degree and Graduate Diploma must complete all units listed below. Students in the Graduate Certificate must complete at least one of the following units:
WORK6010
HR Data Insights

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
WORK6017
Human Resource Strategies

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P WORK5002 or WORK5003


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
WORK6040
Emerging Challenges in Industrial Relations

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P WORK5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1b
Semester 2

Capstone unit of study (Master's degree only)

The capstone unit draws on all the units completed and thus is undertaken at the end of the degree. The capstone unit is only available to students enrolled in the Master's degree.
WORK6034
HRM and IR in Action

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P minimum of 36 credit points
N WORK6031


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units of study (all courses)

The following units are available to all students:
IBUS6002
Cross-Cultural Management
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS6005
Ethical International Business Decisions
6      Semester 1
QBUS6320
Management Decision Making
6    A Basic Algebra, Probability, and Statistics
P QBUS5001 or QBUS5002
Semester 1
WORK6001
Organisational Analysis and Behaviour

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
WORK6018
International Industrial Relations

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
WORK6026
Organisational Change and Development

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
WORK6030
Performance and Rewards

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1b
WORK6115
Managing Diversity and Inclusion at Work

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive September
WORK6116
Employment and the Law

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6   

Note. This unit is not available for students enrolled in the Master of Labour Law Relations.
Semester 1
WORK6118
Managing Communication in Organisations

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    N ECOF6030 or ECOF6040


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
WORK6120
Research Essay

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Available only to students who have achieved 75% or better in at least four WORK (or equivalent) units studied; and have the Discipline's permission to take the unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
WORK6130
Leadership in Organisations

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    N ECOF5807 or ECOF6090


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1a
The following units are only available to students in the Master's degree:
BUSS6104
Business Practicum
6    A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS6500
Industry Placement
6    P Completion of at least 24 credit points with a minimum average of 60% (WAM)
N ECOF6500

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Further information and application process is outlined at https://sydney.edu.au/students/placement-internship-opportunities.html or contact the WIL Hub Placement team: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS6506
China Industry Placement
6    A To enrol in this unit students must be Mandarin speakers and have the right to work in China
P Completion of at least 24 credit points with a minimum average of 60% (WAM)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Further information and application process is outlined at https://sydney.edu.au/students/placement-internship-opportunities.html or contact the WIL Hub Placement team: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Intensive July
BUSS6514
Industry Self-Sourced Placement
6    A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills
P Completion of at least 24 credit points


Further information and application process is outlined at https://sydney.edu.au/students/placement-internship-opportunities.html or contact the WIL Hub Placement team: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BWIL6573
Job Smart Edge
6    N BUSS6102

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive October
Students need to be simultaneously enrolled in the Job Smart Edge co-curricular program.
Intensive April
Intensive October