Taught course

PG Cert International Human Resource Management

University of Essex Online · Business

Entry requirements

Here at the University of Essex Online, we believe education should be accessible to all. That is why we offer both academic and work-based experience routes onto our PG Cert International Human Resource Management. Additionally, you will need to pass your first assignment set within your two-week induction period of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Academic entry route

You must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant Level 6 professional qualification

Work experience entry route

You must meet the following criteria:

  • as a minimum you must have at least five years’ senior level work experience in human resources

English language requirement

Our courses are taught in English, so you must have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 or equivalent. If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, you will be required to pass a free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in, any of these countries.

Months of entry

July, October

Course content

The growth of an increasingly global workforce has led companies to drive up hiring standards to attract the best talent from across the world. This online PG Cert International Human Resource Management will enhance your global knowledge of many key areas within human resources. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to continue your studies and advance onto the full Masters programme.
Discover a wide range of topics that are relevant to current HR professionals, including:
  • how HR teams develop key diversity and inclusion policies
  • how to help leaders develop strong leadership and management skills
  • strategic talent development practices in relation to HR development

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    8 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Enquiries team