Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Human Resource Management (CIPD Advanced Diploma)

The Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management (HRM) is a postgraduate qualification awarded by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) being delivered by Canterbury Christ Church University. Effective people management is one of the most important issues in every sector of the economy and the role of Human Resource Management (HRM) professionals in advising and supporting line management to achieve an organisation's objectives has never been more vital. The Business School is an eccredited CIPD Licenced Centre, with a wealth of experience in delivering high-qulity postgraduate HR courses. This CIPD accreditation is also a key element of the Business School's strong link with the professional body - particularly the CIPD's Kent branch.

Entry requirements

You normally qualify for entry to this course if you have an undergraduate degree in any discipline or recognised equivalent, CIPD Level 3 or 5 Certificates.

You'll also need to be in employment in an HR or associated role, or have had previous experience in a substantive HR role.

Course modules

Modules include: Human Resource Management in Context; Leading, Managing & Developing People; Developing Skills for Business Leadership; Investigating a Business Issue from an Human Resources Perspective; Resourcing and Talent Management; Learning and Talent Development; Leadership and Management Development; Employment Law.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes: case studies; group presentations; a management report; two CIPD examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

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Business School
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