This course uniquely allows students to study over three consecutive semesters within one calendar year to receive the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Human Resource Management. Successful completion leads to Chartered Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Students progressing directly to the MA in HRM will also receive Associate Membership of the Mediation Institute of Ireland (MII) if they complete the relevant modules and assessments required.
This intensive course has been developed
in consultation with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The programme aims to develop an in-depth understanding of the core disciplines in the area of human resources (HR). It recognises that HR must operate in challenging and dynamic business environments that are constantly changing and seeks to enable students to deliver effective business solutions that optimise the people resources of their organisation.
Combined with a practitioner recognised qualification in the area of HRM, namely CIPD, this course is geared towards people wishing to continue or progress in their professional development in HR or wider roles in the organisation.
Block teaching is used to provide the opportunity for more in-depth development of knowledge within modules. An applied approach to teaching is used within the programme with lectures interspersed with exercises, use of case study analysis, group activities in class, debate on contemporary issues as well as independent learning.
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed primarily at individuals seeking an academic qualification at postgraduate level while also wishing to advance their career to assume positions at a senior management level with a specific focus on human resource management.
Award and Progression
The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Human Resource Management is awarded by QQI at level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications. Graduates with relevant work experience will be eligible to apply for Chartered Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) for which a membership fee will be payable directly to CIPD. Students who successfully complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in HRM have the option of continuing their studies to receive the award of Master of Arts in HRM.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in HRM comprises 3 semesters of study:
. Semester 1 (Sept to the end of Dec)
. Semester 2 (Jan to early May)
. Semester 3 (May to July)