The Human Resource Management CIPD (QCF) Level 5 Certificate and Diploma courses, validated by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), provides professionals working in human resources (HR) with the necessary knowledge, skills and accreditation to progress to senior HR positions. The course covers a wide range of current HR issues and is designed to be applied directly to your current role.
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Our students go on to take up a wide variety of senior management positions and receive promotion opportunities. Past students have secured positions at a number of large, city-based firms, including banks and legal practices.
The course runs on one evening a week and students can choose either a Monday or Thursday evening, according to availability. The exact days are subject to change and timetables will be available in your student handbook at the beginning of the course.
You will be taught through a combination of lectures, workshops and one-to-one tutorials:
When you are not attending lectures, workshops and one-to-one tutorials you will be expected to continue learning independently through self-study. Typically, this will involve reading journal articles and books, working on individual and group projects, undertaking research in the library and preparing coursework assignments and presentations. Your independent learning will be supported by our excellent facilities, including the library and learning zone.
Per week, you will typically have three hours of lectures and workshops. Tutorials will be scheduled in as needed, typically for one hour every four weeks.
Over the course of the year, you will spend 45% of your time in timetabled teaching and learning activity: