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University of Salford

Human Resource Management (HRM) with CIPD Intermediate Level Diploma

This course will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to practice human resource management effectively. You will develop analytical, intellectual and evaluative skills, which will improve your understanding of HRM theory and how to put new concepts into practice.

On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in in HRM, you will become a member of CIPD, receive a CIPD Intermediate Level Diploma, and also gain access to the MSc Human Resource Management (part-time), which offers Advanced Level Membership of CIPD.

Entry requirements

In order to gain entry onto this course, you should have:

  • An HND/HNC or academic/professional qualifications of an equivalent
    level, or
  • A CIPD Foundation Level certificate (such as Personnel Practice, Training Practice, Employment Law), or
  • A Certificate of Higher Education (CertHE) in HRM

We also welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

Course modules

  • Managing the Human Resource
  • HR Policy and Practice
  • Developing the Human Resource
  • The Legal Context of Human Resource Management

Assessment methods

Assignments, group work, presentations.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).


For up-to-date fees, visit the University of Salford's website.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Diploma Part-time September 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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