Taught course

Human Resource Management (Intermediate)

University of Central Lancashire · Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise

Entry requirements

Academic criteria:

Students must meet one of the following minimum academic qualifications:-

A relevant qualification to NVQ Level 3;
Five GCE/GCSE passes with at least two at A level (typically such candidates will have some personnel, development or management experience);
A “Foundation” level qualification from the CIPD;
A Certificate in Personnel or Training Practice (CPP or CTP) from the CIPD;
An equivalent or higher level award from nationally recognised educational or professional bodies;
In exceptional cases, applicants having a minimum of two years of band 3 personnel experience or management experience may be considered.

Professional criteria:

Applicants will be operating at Band 1 but can clearly see the career transition to Band 2 or in the early stages of Band 2. For people operating at Band 2 it is likely that one of the following statements will describe your work:

Have responsibility for implementing HR policies and strategies
Work in the field of HR management/development and need to extend their knowledge and skills
Building an awareness of the human resources levers that drive business value
Building and testing a range of interpersonal skills including communication, listening, relationship management
Broadening knowledge of the organisation and how decisions are made
Deepening technical skills and knowledge

Months of entry


Course content

This course in Human Resource Management provides students with a high quality graduate management education and development experience. Through an intellectually stimulating course of professional graduate education, Human Resource Management develops the operational skills and behaviours of human resource management and development practitioners.

The course can be taken as a standalone course or you can elect to take the subsequent Postgraduate Diploma HRM/D and MA. You can decide to do this at a much later date.

Information for international students

For students where English is not their first language, they must have a score of at least 6.5 on IELTS or a score of 600-650 in TOEFL, supported by a pass in the associated Test of Written English, or a score of greater than 250 on TOEFL computer test.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

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