This course is aimed at those seeking to advance their management career in Human Resource Management and Development, and will develop your ability to offer a high level of expertise in your professional field.

  • It is a three year part-time course, delivered on a rolling basis
  • In addition to the modules studied, you will be required to undertake research and build a portfolio
  • This course also involves two nationally assessed exams and assessments

You will undertake study in the following areas:

  • HRM in Context
  • Leading, Managing and Developing People
  • Developing Skills for Business Leadership
  • Investigating a Business Issue from an HR Perspective
  • Reward Management
  • Resourcing and Talent Management
  • Learning and Talent Development
  • Managing the Employment Relations
  • It is a CIPD condition of joining the course that you become a member of the CIPD. This involves a one-off administration and subscription fee
  • You should have a degree or a HND in a similar subject
  • If you do not have these qualifications but have significant people management involvement in a recent work role, you are also encouraged to apply
  • This course facilitates your progression towards a senior position within the personnel and development function
  • Completion of all fields of the Advanced Diploma can lead to Chartered Membership of the CIPD
  • £1,850 per year for three years

  • Applications are open all year round