Taught course

Human Resource Management

University of Northampton · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

You will normally need to hold a recognised and relevant qualification at Level 5 or 6 for example BA (Hons) Human Resource Management or CIPD Intermediate level qualifications.

It would be an advantage for applicants to have experience of working in a HR or general management role for at least a year.

If you have extensive HR experience but lack qualifications, you may be invited to an interview with the Programme Leader to assess your suitability for entry to the course.

Months of entry


Course content

In today’s global, fast-moving business environment it is often people that determine organisational success. Human Resources Management (HRM) is a strategic, business-focused approach to managing people.The aim of this course is to develop you as an HR professional.

HR specialists help organisations to achieve success by providing knowledge and insight into a wide range of HRM activities including talent resourcing and selection, performance management, learning and development, change management and employee engagement.

HR can be an exciting, rewarding and challenging career that can take you anywhere in the world.

Information for international students

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) for study at postgraduate level.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 1604 735500