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Master of Business (Human Resource Leadership)

Master of Business (Human Resource Leadership) (MBIZ)
CRICOS: 110843H

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
  • 2 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
  • Jan, May, Sep


  • Efficient and successful business depends on the effective management of the team upon which the business is built. Learn how to optimise and enhance every employee’s capability, so organisations can remain strong in their competitive spaces. It is through strategic approaches to performance management and people development that organisations are more able to retain employees, compete and be successful in a sustainable way.
  • The Human Resource Leadership specialisation is designed to align with the latest research and industry knowledge on what is expected of HR practitioners from a client and team perspective.
  • Learn to identify trends that impact the efforts of an organisation’s workforce and strategise solutions in response to dynamic organisational challenges.
  • Develop skills to deliver sustainable people and culture strategies that contribute value to the organisation's missions and goals, as well as to people who work for the organisation.

Professional accreditation

The Human Resource Leadership specialisation is accredited by the Australian HR Institute.

Graduating students automatically qualify for Graduate membership, the professional-level membership offered to recent HR graduates in the first two years of their HR career (GAHRI).

Once graduated, if you’ve had industry experience for 2 + years HR or people management you will qualify for AHRI professional membership (MAHRI).

Graduate members receive all the professional level benefits at a subsidised rate including professional indemnity insurance and full access to member resources to build valuable networks for their future in the profession.

Career outcomes

  • Graduates will be qualified for careers across a range of industries, as effective HR management is essential in every sector. Roles may be include human resource manager, corporate services manager, policy and planning manager, company secretary, human resource adviser, management consultant, careers counsellor.

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an approved Bachelor degree in the area of business, or equivalent
  • equivalent minimum of three years professional work experience (at Skill level 1 -3).

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 16 units.

Courses to be studied Units
4 x core courses plus 4
4 x foundation courses plus  4
8 x discipline study units in an advanced specialisation  8
Total 16

Refer to the UniSQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 32000

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 32000

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.


At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to UniSQ.

CRICOS: 110843H


You can select to start your study in Trimester 1, 2 or 3.

Study period  Orientation  Study period start date Finish date
Trimester 1, 2024  Monday 15 January Monday 22 January Friday 26 April 
Trimester 2, 2024 Monday 6 May Monday 13 May  Friday 16 August
Trimester 3, 2024 Monday 26 August Monday 2 September Friday 6 December 
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