Manchester Metropolitan University

Human Resource Management with CIPD (Part-Time)

The global nature of today's workforce means Human Resource (HR) professionals face new challenges and opportunities in the workplace. With specialist knowledge in the field of HR, you can be at the forefront of solving these issues. This course is designed to give you a thorough grounding of the world of HR. It'll help you develop the specialist skills you'll need to progress to HR management (HRM) roles. Whether you already work in HR and want to become professionally qualified, or are looking to move into the field, we'll help you to achieve your ambition. **Professional development** This part-time course is designed to fit in around your existing commitments. You will be able to conduct your management research report or dissertation with your current employer, allowing you to see how to put theory into practice. The MSc and PG Diploma are fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). You'll achieve a Level 7 Advanced Diploma in HRM and become an associate member of the CIPD when you graduate. (It's worth noting, however, that the PgCert alone doesn't hold the CIPD accreditation) **Features and Benefits** - CIPD dual award - receive a CIPD Level 7 qualification as well as your MSc or PGDip. Access CIPD resources as a student and after you graduate as an associate member. - Study around work - the part-time course allows you to balance study with existing commitments, while receiving the same level of support as our full-time students. - Outstanding reputation - our Business School is renowned for its excellence in teaching HRM to CIPD standards. - Live research project - put what you learn into practice at your current organisation with a live research project. - Taught by HRM experts - our research-active HR experts will bring theories to life by sharing examples from their careers. - Leading HR research - access cutting-edge research through the Decent Work and Productivity research centre. - Industry insights - hear from fascinating speakers and industry leaders at lectures and debates organised by the Manchester Industrial Relations Society. - Skills development - attend a management skills and self-development residential at the start of your course. Network with other students and through the local CIPD branch throughout the course.

Entry requirements

MSc: You should have a good UK honours degree (minimum 2:2), or equivalent (including international), in any subject. We also consider applications from candidates who may not have a degree but do have equivalent professional qualifications or significant, relevant management experience. At the time of commencing the course you must be working in Human Resources or a related area. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 - 16 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 - 8 Months

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Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Business School M1 3GH North West

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