Kingston University

Kingston University

Human Resource Management

Students gain an understanding of human behaviour in organisations and how organisational and management performance can be enhanced through effective human resource management (HRM). Students look at strategic HRM and the national differences and varying approaches adopted by multinational companies. Learners study learning and development processes and the major types of employee relations management; students also develop a knowledge of resourcing issues and techniques.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree from a UK university or an equivalent qualification from a recognised international higher education provider; or some relevant professional experience and professional qualifications to intermediate level; or 2 years' relevant experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Course modules

Modules include: Human resources management in context; leading, managing and developing people; investigating a business issue from a human resource perspective; developing skills for business leadership; employment law; resourcing and talent management; managing employment relations; reward management.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework, unseen examinations and management report.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 7,160 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 3,700 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 5,375 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East

Key information

Applicant Services
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0844 855 2177