Taught course

Human Resource Management (Top up)

University of Derby · College of Business

Entry requirements

You'll usually need: CIPD Advanced Level Diploma, or CIPD Professional Development Scheme qualification, or Postgraduate Diploma in HRM If your first language is not English you will need a proficiency in English (IELTS 6.5).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

  • You will undertake a rigorous Independent Study allowing you to explore in greater detail, and from a more focused strategic element, an area of your choice. You can base it on an area that interests you or where you see your career developing
  • Alternatively, you can base it on an area of your current employment to bring a real benefit to your current role
  • You will develop confidence in your own abilities to determine appropriate and relevant strategies in your area of developing expertise
  • On completion, you will recognise and be able to evaluate the relevant knowledge and skills relating to successful leadership and management within a wide range of organisations
  • You will be able to influence the development of an organisation’s HRM/HRD strategies, policies, procedures and change programmes.

Fees and funding

UK students
£815 per 20 credits

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Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

College of Business
01332 591896