Grow your understanding of human resource development as you study while you work on this flexible, part-time postgraduate course. To apply for this course you should be working in human resources and hold an undergraduate degree or a level 5 CIPD degree.
This course is for anyone involved in HRD who wants to learn to get the most out of people.
You’ll study at your own pace, supported by your personal tutor and lecturers with professional industry experience.
This degree will underpin your practical experience with human resource development theory and develop your understanding of your role in your organisation within a wider context. You’ll network with other professionals and build your human resource and training knowledge.
This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and aligns with the CIPD’s professional standards map so you'll graduate with a professionally recognised diploma.
You'll become a student CIPD member as soon as you start the course. After you graduate you could become an associate or chartered CIPD member depending on your level in the workplace.
- Learn flexibly at your own pace
- Study alongside your job
- Develop your understanding of HR development and training
- Learn from and network with industry professionals
- Be supported by professional staff, including your personal tutor
- Study a CIPD accredited diploma
Careers and opportunities
After you graduate you’ll be ready to advance your career with your CIPD status and your solid understanding of the theories behind human resource development and training.
During the course you’ll speak to and work with other professionals and fellow students, building on your professional relationships and expanding your network.
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HRD in Context - 15 credits
HRD in Practice - 15 credits
Coaching and Mentoring for Development - 15 credits
HRD Consultancy and Change Management - 15 credits
Skills for Professional Effectiveness - 15 credits
Leadership and Management - 15 credits
HRD Business Project - 15 credits
HRD Strategic Context - 15 credits
Leadership and Management Skills - 15 credits
Developing Leadership and Management Skills - 15 credits
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Start dates & application deadlines
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Five years' experience as a sales manager or account manager. A portfolio of evidence equivalent to a postgraduate diploma is required, and must be confirmed by the University of Portsmouth Recognition of Prior Learning procedure.
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Living costs for Portsmouth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.