Postgraduate course

Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Safety

This course is relevant to those wishing to apply knowledge of organisational psychology in business, industrial and other organisational contexts.

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Murdoch code

C1114

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Part Time

Duration (years)

1

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Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities

Learn practical skills in purpose-built facilities including chiropractic science and exercise science laboratories.

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Work with real clients

Across Murdoch's on-campus counselling and chiropractic clinics and in community-focused exercise science practicals.

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Overview

This Graduate Certificate is relevant to those wishing to apply knowledge of organisational psychology in business, industrial and other organisational contexts. It is particularly appropriate as a second discipline area for graduates in Commerce, Law, Education, Sociology, and Environmental or Biological Science, who intend working in an area requiring knowledge of Job Assessment Methods, Performance Appraisal, Staffing, Human Resource Development, Training, Safety, Rehabilitation, Retirement, Retrenchment, Management of Change and Organisational Decision Making.

Although enrolment is open to graduates in any discipline, candidates should possess a functional understanding of statistics and research methods. Candidates holding a four-year psychology degree and who intend to pursue a career as a Registered Psychologist should normally enrol for the Master of Applied Psychology. However, those four-year psychology graduates who complete the Graduate Certificate, and who subsequently enrol in the Masters course will be given credit for relevant units completed. (Note that students without a four-year degree in Psychology are not eligible for admission to the Master of Applied Psychology).

This Graduate Certificate is available to graduates of any discipline, including psychology, who do not intend to pursue a career as a Registered Psychologist but who intend to work in an area where knowledge of organisational psychology human resources and safety will be of benefit.

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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