Taught course

Human Resource Management

Staffordshire University · Staffordshire Business School

Entry requirements

  • A CIPD qualification at postgraduate certificate level
  • Applicants may be interviewed to ensure they meet CIPD and university requirements

Months of entry


Course content

The Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (HRM) has been designed by the CIPD to enable those seeking a career in People Management to meet the high standards expected of a professional Human Resourses Manager.

You will study modules that are relevant to your work issues, and be assessed in an appropriate way, set by the university tutors. This means that you will achieve both a university award and a CIPD qualification. You will need to be a studying member of the CIPD. The membership fees of approximately £120 are in addition to the tuition fees quoted above and will be payable direct to the CIPD. You will have at have completed the CIPD postgraduate certificate.

Staffordshire University has over 25 years’ experience of preparing students for their professional qualification and many of our former students are now senior HR executives in local and national organisations.

  • The course focuses on achieving professional capability in the key areas of people management and development.

  • Many students continue their studies for another year on the the MA in Strategic HRM.

  • Integrates on and off-campus learning.

  • The teaching staff are all experienced HRM or HRD practitioners.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

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