Human Resource Management Programs Online

Online Postgraduate Programs in Human Resource Management

Why Study Human Resource Management Programs at UNSW Online


Career outcomes

Graduates of the Human Resource Management programs can pursue a variety of roles, including:

  • Culture Manager
  • People Manager
  • Chief Culture Officer
  • Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Employee Experience Manager
  • Business and Leadership Coach
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Leadership and Engagement Manager
  • Chief of People Officer
  • Human Resource Analyst
  • Director of Human Resources

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Industry Insights for HR Managers

There’s an increasing need for skilled human resource management professionals who can problem-solve and drive strategies to empower people, performance and culture. Our human resources management online programs are tailored to meet these challenges, providing you with the skills to become a visionary leader in human resources.


Job opportunities in Australia right now


Average salary in Australia

16.3% Job Growth

Projected job growth in 5 years

4.1 Stars

Job Satisfaction


Meet the Key Academic

“Our suite of online Human Resource Management programs at UNSW has been designed to provide a unique and flexible opportunity for aspiring HR leaders to gain a comprehensive understanding of the topics at the forefront of HR. 

From employee development to workplace culture, students will gain strategic insights across data-driven approaches and employee initiatives needed to advance their careers and add value to their organisations ahead.”  

Dr Andrew Dhaenens, Stream Coordinator for UNSW Online Human Resource Management Programs

Frequently asked questions
Is Human Resource Management in demand?

Yes, the future looks bright for Human Resource Management professionals. HR management is a rewarding career with opportunities for advancement across a variety of industries, and employment projections are expected to grow 16 per cent over the next five years*. With high growth predicted, salaries are competitive, so there are many benefits to look forward to for those looking to study Human Resource Management.

*Projection growth for HR Managers in Australia, Labour Market Insights.

What is the average salary for Human Resource Management professionals?

According to Labour Market Insights, median full-time earnings for HR managers in Australia is $2,445 per week, which is significantly higher than the all-jobs median of $1,593. As of February 2023, lists the expected average salary range for HR managers between $115,000 and $135,000.

What support is available for online study?

To help you graduate from one of the world’s leading universities, we're here to support you, every step of the way.

You will receive academic guidance from your Course Convenor, with feedback and answers to your course-related questions, as well as dedicated one-on-one support for all non-academic matters from your Student Success Advisor. They are available via phone or email to provide motivation and tips to support you to succeed in your studies.

What are the advantages of online higher education?

Online higher education gives you the flexibility to study anywhere, anytime, stay on track with your professional goals and study, get support from family and friends, cultivate your contacts and expand your network. Find out more about online study at UNSW here.