This demanding, full-time course is taken over the course of one year.
Applicants need a good honours degree or equivalent with a significant content of business and/or management studies, including accounting and finance.
The postgraduate diploma consists of eight taught modules of study, or participants can choose to do a four-module taught postgraduate certificate. The core subjects include: industrial relations and organisational behaviour, and either contemporary personnel perspectives or international employment. Other options typically include: contemporary personnel perspectives, discrimination in employment, HR development, HR strategy, HR consultancy, Japanese management, strategic management perspectives, managing in complexity, and managing innovation.
This programme will appeal to practising personnel, industrial relations or equal opportunities specialists. The course can be taken as an MA with an additional research project, and successful completion of the course can make students exempt from parts of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s Professional Qualification Scheme.