Taught course

Certificate in Professional Studies: Intermediate Human Resource Management

University of Gloucestershire · The Business School
Certificate in Professional Studies

Entry requirements

• CIPD Foundation level or general business qualification level 2, 3 or 4 with an interest in HR • or a number of years of experience in HR • EU and international students need IE LTS score of 6.0 (no less than 5.5 written) or equivalent

Months of entry


Course content

Approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), which means you will gain initial entry to professional membership on completion of your studies.

This course prepares HR practitioners in the early stages of their career for onward development to the Postgraduate Diploma. You will gain skills in effective research and study while acquiring a broad base of knowledge of human resource management. Learning in an academic setting, you will be supported by a team of experienced teaching staff with a range of practitioner and research backgrounds. As you progress, you will develop the skills and confidence to present and debate HR matters and reflect on your own professional experiences.

Students on this course come from a variety of professional settings and are encouraged to contribute their experiences in discussions. Senior HR guest speakers also enhance the learning experience.

Qualification and course duration

Certificate in Professional Studies

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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