The Higher Diploma in HRM provides a structured educational opportunity for early career human resource professionals or to assist those seeking to enter into the HR Profession. It provides comprehensive coverage of the main role span of the HR professional in today's organisation and is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Students gain a broad understanding of the factors to be considered when implementing and evaluating inclusive learning and development, employee legislation, employee relations and reward activities within varying organisational contexts.
Enhances the student's ability to secure and embed current and critical perspectives through research-led academic content and practically applied programme.
Develops an in-depth understanding of the core functions in the area of HRM and provides insights into the latest developments in HRM.
Achieves a balance between applied business skills and academic scholarship.
Structured self-assessment and interaction with experienced guest speakers and industry peers.
Opportunity to investigate a workplace problem of interest and relevance to the student with the support of an academic mentor.
Why Choose This Course
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:
• Demonstrate a sound understanding of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required by HR professionals, whether in a generalist or specialist role
• Identify and review the business and external contextual factors affecting organisations and to assess the impact of these factors on the HR function.
• Engage in research and enquiry in order to identify appropriate data sources to support an investigation into an area of HR practice demonstrating analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Critically discuss the spectrum of HR activity and the role of the HR function in organisations today
• Explain the major areas of employment legislation and the employment law system, focusing in particular on ways in which day-to-day HR activities are subject to regulation.
• Demonstrate a broad understanding of the factors to be considered when implementing and evaluating inclusive learning and development (L&D) activities within varying organisational contexts.
• Contribute to the development of coaching and mentoring activities within organisations.