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Human Resource Management PGDip

University of Brighton

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Moulsecoomb Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Intro

Our part-time Human Resource Management postgraduate diploma prepares you for a senior leadership role in HR with the opportunity to gain additional professional qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the Chartered Management Institute.

Covering topics such as employment law, organisational development and international HRM, this course is designed to help you learn how to develop and implement creative and strategic HR solutions that drive organisational performance.

Experienced lecturers and guest speakers will support you through this academic and practice-led course, providing you with an opportunity to meet and network with HR professionals.

You can graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma, a CIPD Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management and the CMI's Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.

The course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). You can graduate with a degree, a CIPD Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management and the CMI's Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.

Course structure

You can choose to take this course either full-time (typically two days per week over one year) or part-time (typically one afternoon and evening per week over three years).

Part-time students also have the option to exit the course early, graduating after one year with a Postgraduate Certificate in HRM, or after two years with a Postgraduate Diploma in HRM.

Career prospects

Successful completion of the course provides an excellent base for developing a career in people management and development. It demonstrates your professional credibility to employers, clients and peers.

The course is designed to help you succeed in both general and specialist HR roles.

Specialist HR positions are typically available in larger organisations and may include the following areas:

recruitment and selection: planning and leading the recruitment and selection of employees for the organisation
graduate recruitment: accountable for selecting graduate employees
learning and development: responsible for the end-to-end learning, training and development activity for employees
organisational development: focused upon organisational effectiveness
compensation: including pay and benefits, managing and evaluating employee benefits, conforming to legislation and implementing policies
equality and diversity: leading the equality agenda by promoting equality and diversity within the organisation.

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University information

University of Brighton

  • University League Table

    112th

  • Campus address

    University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN2 4AT, England

Employability is embedded into every course, helping students to develop transferable and personal skills.
The university is set between the sea and the South Downs National Park and has easy access to London.
International students are guaranteed a place in halls of residence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    82nd out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    110 51%

    89th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    92nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    93rd

    16

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