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Regulations - Business And Economics

The Degree of Master of Human Resource Management – MHRM

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.


1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to have completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree from this University deemed relevant by Senate or its representative, with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 90 points of the most advanced courses, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative.

Note: A relevant undergraduate degree may be in the humanities, sciences, technology or engineering.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student admitted to this degree must:

a pass courses with a total value of 240 points


b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees


c not exceed 280 points for the total enrolment for this degree.

Structure and Content

3 a A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Human Resource Management Schedule.

b A student enrolled for this degree who has been credited for another degree or diploma with any courses the same or similar to those listed for this degree may, at the discretion of Senate or its representative, be required to substitute approved additional Part III courses from the Master of Management Schedule for courses required for Part I.

c A student will not normally be permitted to:

(i) enrol for Part III unless Part I has been completed with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher

(ii) enrol for Part V unless Part III has been completed with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher.

4 Courses selected for this qualification are subject to confirmation by the Programme Director.

5 A student must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar in Part I.

6 Cross-credits will not be granted towards the award of the Degree of Master of Human Resource Management.


7 A student may apply to reassign courses passed for this degree to the Master of Management or Postgraduate Diploma in Management or Postgraduate Certificate in Management.


8 This degree may be awarded with Distinction or Merit in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.


9 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme that does not conform to these regulations.


10 These regulations and/or schedule have been amended with effect from 1 January 2023.

Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) Schedule


Taught Masters

Part I

60 points: BUSMGT 711, 712 or 718, 713, 714

Part II

30 points: BUSMGT 707, 708

Part III

60 points: BUSHRM 701, 702, BUSMGT 761, 762

Part IV

30 points: BUSMGT 751, 756

Part V

30 points: BUSHRM 710, BUSMGT 717

30 points from BUSHRM 703, 711