Taught course

PG Dip 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 Dip 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

April, 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 Dip 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 policies, such as diversity and inclusion, are shaped in an international context
  • approaches to leadership and management, and how to support developing leaders
  • human resource development and strategic talent development practices

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    16 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Enquiries team