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Human Resource Management PgDip

University of Portsmouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

If you want to further your knowledge of human resources while continuing with your current job, our part-time PGDip Human Resource Management course is for you.

Designed specifically for HR practitioners, aspiring HR practitioners and managers who want to improve their understanding of people management in relation to their jobs. During your studies you'll gain the strategic knowledge and skills you need to further your HR career.

When you graduate from this course, you'll be prepared to work on the long-term business of recruiting, training and managing good employees, doing your part for the long-term success of your employer – and you'll also be perfectly-placed to take your studies even further, to Masters level.

To ensure the effectiveness of this course, we maintain close links with the regional HR community, the Portsmouth Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), local businesses and employers.

Find out more about this course, our facilities and generous scholarships by attending one of our regular open evenings where you can meet teaching staff and current students.

Professional accreditations

We're an Approved Centre for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), so you'll graduate from this course with an approved qualification which meets the requirements of the CIPD HR Professional Map at Advanced Level 7.

You'll also be eligible for Associate membership of the CIPD, and depending on your previous experience, you could meet the criteria for Chartered Membership.

What you'll experience

On this course you'll:

  • Take part in skills development workshops, where you'll contribute to managerial and HR-based activities
  • Participate in live web-based chat forums to discuss your work with lecturers and other students
  • Tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, which can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.

Previous graduates have gone on to work in:

  • recruitment
  • management
  • personnel
  • human resources

Other graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 5,470per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    117 54%

    72nd

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    59th

    17

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