Entry requirements for this course are normally:
- An Honours degree (2:2 or above) or certificate in Personnel, HR or Training Practice. Ideally more than two years' relevant HR experience.
- Applicants with a significant amount of HR experience but no formal qualifications may also be considered.
All applicants will be invited to interview as part of the application process.
If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages.
Months of entry
This course enhances your career development within the ‘people profession’ and has been approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the UK’s HRM accrediting body, to prepare you for the Advanced level standards of the CIPD new profession map and to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue Chartered Membership of CIPD. In a diverse and rapidly changing world, it has become more important than ever to hold a professionally recognised qualification that provides this grounding as well as making your career profile more professionally distinctive and relevant. Valued by employers, CIPD qualifications help you to develop the business understanding and technical knowledge that employers look for.
This course offers a blend of practical, personal development and critical analysis of emerging HR trends and issues that organisations face. There is a focus on strategic thinking and understanding business challenges to prepare you for your future career in people management and organisational engagement. It is relevant to HR practitioners in the public, private, not-for-profit sectors, and international HRM. You will graduate with an enhanced personal professional profile and greater awareness of how HRM practices can add value to corporate strategy and enhance better work and working lives.
On this course you will develop knowledge and practical skills across a broad range of topics leading to Associate Membership of the CIPD. After graduating, with relevant work experience you can apply to upgrade your membership to Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow.
Fees and funding
Please check our website for fee information
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- +44 (0)1484 472956