Through an intensive learning block and a self-chosen dissertation, you can become a highly competent HR practitioner with specialist skills to match your chosen career path.
What you will experience?
On this Human Resource Development (Top-up) course at University of Portsmouth you can:
What opportunities might it lead to?
We are an Approved Centre for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Following the PgDip which provides the generalist grounding needed to operate as an HR professional; this course equips you to operate effectively at a strategic HR level.Here are some routes our graduates have pursued:
On this course you will develop your knowledge and understanding of HR strategy and practice, as well as participate in several skills development workshops. Student-centred learning activities relating to both human resource and managerial related activities form the basis for the units, enabling you to enhance your people management and HR specific skills. Reflections upon personal competence and competence development further equip you with the ability to make an active contribution to business performance.
Roles our graduates have taken on include:
We are an Approved Centre for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
You will attend a half day induction followed by a four day research methods workshop in May. After this, you will work on your 2,000 word dissertation proposal for submission in July (full time students) or August (part time students).
Following completion of your research proposal, you will be allocated a supervisor who will help you to plan and research a 13,000 word dissertation for submission in November (for full time students) or the following April (for part time students). Your supervisor will support you through email, Skype, telephone conversations, and where practicable, face-to-face meetings.
We use the best and most current research and professional practice, alongside feedback from our students, to make sure course content is relevant to your future career or further studies.
Start date: June
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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