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PGDip Human Resource Management

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Human Resources Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management is an advanced-level course which helps to build on your HR, leadership and development skills. This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of the major elements of managerial, personnel and development principles and practices.

This course is ideally suited to:

  • Those who are looking to develop a career in HR management or development;
  • Those who need to understand the role of HR or Leadership and Development in the wider organisational and environmental context;
  • Those seeking to progress and further develop their professional knowledge; and
  • Those wanting to study a recognised qualification

You’ll be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of contemporary issues and current thinking around organisations and their management, as well as the conceptual frameworks, perspectives and issues associated with the management of human resources.

Nottingham Business School has an established reputation for providing high quality CIPD approved professional courses for over 30 years.

The Postgraduate Diploma in HRM is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and successful completion of the course leads to Associate membership of the CIPD.

Assessment

Assessment is carried out internally through Nottingham Business School. The modules are designed so that the required knowledge and skills are appropriately assessed.

This is primarily carried out through:

  • Assignments that are organisationally based
  • Examinations that incorporate case studies and issue-based questions

Career Development

Our graduates have gone on to become senior HR practitioners and attribute this to the positive impact that their studies have had on their subsequent careers. They have progressed to work for companies including Boots, Rolls Royce and Experian, and in roles such as HR officer, HR business partner and HR manager.

Accreditation

The Postgraduate Diploma in HRM is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), and successful completion of the course leads to Associate membership of the CIPD. You can apply to upgrade to Chartered Membership once you have gained the relevant HR experience and developed the appropriate HR competencies and behaviours. Nottingham Business School will pay for your student membership for the duration of the course.

Modules

The aims of this module are to enable students to develop specific skills that are pivotal to successful management practice and effective leadership. By providing opportunities to put theory into practice, this module encourages students? critical thinking and problem solving skills, develops their team working and interpersonal skills, gives them the opportunity to enhance their IT proficiency, and interpret financial information and financial resources. By harnessing these skills, the module enables students to improve their credibility at work.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£3,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£5,767

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an Honours degree; Employment in a HR role to enable you to undertake a work-based project; Students with a non-standard entry qualifications and / or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Students should have HR work experience that gives exposure around areas including grievances, disciplinaries, recruitment processes, organising or delivering development sessions. Students will be required to demonstrate a commitment to the subject they wish to study and should demonstrate how their chosen programme of study will benefit them in their future career.

University information

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the biggest and most popular universities in the UK offering a number of benefits for postgraduate students. The University offers a variety of taught postgraduate courses and a wide range of research degree options across their eight academic schools. There are many types of postgraduate study on offer including taught postgraduate courses, professional courses and research degrees. Whether you...more