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Human Resource Management (CIPD Postgraduate Diploma)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Swansea Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

The programme is designed to prepare and develop students for careers in Human Resource Management. The philosophy of the programme derives from the principles of reflective practice and experiential learning, or using the CIPD term, to develop ‘thinking performers’. The programme therefore combines academic, professional and personal development.

Course Overview

The course provides the development of in-depth knowledge and understanding of HRM within a wider organisational and contextual framework.

Current issues in HRM are explored and students will develop techniques applicable to enable application of a range of HRM skills to organisations in which they are likely to operate. Students who successfully complete the PgDip will also receive the Internationally recognised CIPD recognition towards Chartered Membership of the CIPD.

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a combination of examination and course work. Course work take various forms including a work-based project, small research projects, presentations, case study analysis and a skills portfolio. Students on the full time programme or who are not currently in employment may be able to base their projects on companies from the extensive SBS employer network to provide alternatives to work based assignments.

Career Opportunities

Past students have enhanced their HRM career advancement in the private, public and voluntary/not for profit sectors in the UK and overseas.

Students also participate in a programme of organisational visits, workshops and CPD events (in liaison with the CIPD and Chartered Management Institute (CMI)) to provide application and networking opportunities.

The content of the programme is vocationally focused, using real case studies of current organisations. Students are encouraged to share their own work experience and apply their knowledge and skills in creative and innovative ways.

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University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    109th out of 123 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    113 52%

    85th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    107th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    14th

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