In this graduate diploma you will learn and gain an understanding of human resource management practices and processes and organisational effectiveness from our industry experienced tutors.
You will also learn how to apply the theory of human resource management principles to the workplace, helping staff and businesses meet their objectives.
Content includes contemporary human resource management, industrial relations, organisational behaviour and a cooperative education project with a local business to ensure you possess both the skills and the hands-on experience to succeed in the job market.
Graduate diplomas are designed to be completed full-time in one year. It is possible to complete the diploma part-time, which will increase the programme duration.
- Degree; or
- Level 6 or 7 Diploma and relevant work/life experience; or
- Equivalent knowledge, life skills, work experience or study.
English language Requirements
Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 6.0 (with no score below 5.5 in speaking, reading, writing and listening) or equivalent.
Further Study Options
Study at Postgraduate Level with our Postgraduate Diploma or Certificate in Applied Management
Be work ready to be employed in a human resource management role within your chosen field of expertise
Changes for 2023 learners
On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.