University of Derby

University of Derby

Business and Payroll Management

The programme is for individuals looking to further their career, who already hold a CIPP qualification or degree, or have relevant payroll experience. You will gain the skills to operate at a strategic business level within your organisation.

Entry requirements

Students shouldhave completed: the CIPP Diploma in Payroll Management or the CIPP Diploma in Local Government Pensions Management; the CIPP Foundation Degree in Payroll Management or the CIPP Foundation Degree in Pensions Administration and Management; the BA (Hons) in Applied Business and Management or Advanced Diploma in Applied Payroll Management or hold an equivalent qualification attained at level 6, for example a BA in another subject. Students may not hold any of the above qualifications but have knowledge and experience in a strategic role.

Course modules

Appreciating skills for career development and leadership; strategic management of remuneration; leading a dynamic organisation and its workforce; developing a strategic approach to reward management; strategic business finance for non-accountancy professionals; research methodologies; managing international or global remuneration practise; independent study.

Assessment methods

Students will be assessed through coursework, which focuses on how students apply their knowledge to their place of work.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 3,499 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus Derby DE22 1GB East Midlands

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