Open University

Open University

Human Resource Management (E84)

This course offers an in-depth understanding of human resource (HR) management combined with a broader understanding of the organisational and management context within which HR management specialists must operate. It combines an emphasis on the development of HR management strategies with opportunities to develop specialist skills essential for practitioners. It is suitable for those who are at the start of their career as an HR professional or who aspire to enter the HR profession and provides a route to professional membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Students following the CIPD route are expected to be student members of CIPD throughout their studies.

Entry requirements

Honours degree awarded by a recognised UK university, or equivalent.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip On-line study October 2016 - 2 years
PgDip On-line study February 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

Key information

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