Taught course

Human Resource Management (CIPD top up)

University of Northampton · Division of Human Resources and Management

Entry requirements

Applicants should have successfully completed the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Postgraduate Diploma.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our BA (Hons) Human Resource Management (Top-up) course is specifically designed for holders of a business related, Higher National Diploma (HND), Foundation degree (or equivalent level 5 qualification), to develop their existing knowledge of Human Resource Management. The award allows you to study for a degree in one year, specialising in Human Resource Management.

The course is designed to explore the different areas of Human Resource Management, allowing you to build upon your existing knowledge.

The course uses a range of approaches and learning experiences to explore the concepts of Human Resource Management, building upon your existing knowledge.

You will have the opportunity to develop your academic knowledge and work related skills, associated with a career in the HR profession and people management related professions.

There will be opportunities for you to network with people, already working in HR, to enhance your professional network, personal knowledge and skills.

Qualification and course duration


part time
15 months


15 months

Further details of qualification

Available as Part Time Distance Learning and Part Time.

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 1604 735500