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CIPD Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management, Level 7 (Flexible Learning, Part Time)

CIPD Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management, Level 7 (Flexible Learning, Part Time)

Different course options

Part time | Cathedral Building | 2 years | MAY

Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Advanced Diploma

Subject areas

Cipd - Chartered Institute Of Personnel And Development Management Skills (Specific)

Course type


Course Summary

Course overview

This advanced qualification is ideal if you are looking to develop your Human Resources (HR) career to the next level, work as an independent consultant or aspire to become a Chartered Member or Fellow of the CIPD.

You will study a comprehensive advanced-level course to achieve a Level 7 qualification accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). You will study core units to develop personal, strategic and leadership skills and human resource specialist units, including employment law.

- This is a 2-year programme that is delivered through the Worcester campus via a part-time route (Year 1 – Tuesday afternoons and evenings, Year 2 – Thursday afternoons and evenings) or via our blended flexible learning option (individual and group sessions, remote learning and online materials).
- In addition, you are expected to allocate time for independent study and assignment preparation.
- The course is supported by online materials via our Virtual Learning Environment and may be supplemented by online delivery.

How will I be assessed?

- You will complete a written assignment for each unit

- This qualification is not graded, you will receive a pass or fail, with opportunity to resubmit referred work. Successful assessments will be awarded a pass, merit or distinction.

What can I do next

- Upon successful completion, learners with relevant experience can apply for Chartered Membership of the CIPD.


Work and working lives in a changing business environment
People management and development strategies for performance
Personal effectiveness, ethics and business acumen
Business research in people practice
Strategic employment relations
Resourcing and talent management to sustain success
Strategic reward management
Advanced employment law in practice

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

A level 5 CIPD qualification, similar qualifications will be considered; At least two year’s experience working in a HR or people management role.