University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Human Resource Development

This course is designed to develop and transform the skills and potential of human resource (HR) professionals. Students have the opportunity to achieve 2 valuable and essential qualifications; the postgraduate diploma alongside chartered membership of CIPD, and emerge with an enhanced personal professional profile.

Entry requirements

Entry qualifications will normally include a 1st degree or certificate in personnel, human resources or training practice and ideally in excess of 2 years relevant human resources experience. Applicants with a significant amount of human resources experience but no formal qualifications may also be considered.

Course modules

Modules include: Human resource management in context; resourcing and talent management; learning and talent development; developing skills for business leadership; leading, managing and developing people; investigating a business issue from a human resources perspective; leadership and management development; design delivery and evaluating learning and development provision.

Assessment methods

Exams, practical projects, written assignments and a business-focussed report (which could be based on the context of a work environment).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time £ 2,800 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Course Assistant
Telephone number: 
01484 472206