Course Details

The course, run in conjunction with University of Portsmouth (who award the Postgraduate Diploma on successful completing of the course), will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to enable you to deal with the increasingly difficult role of the advanced HR Partner/Manager more confidently, authoritatively and efficiently. The knowledge elements of the advanced HR function are comprehensively dealt with in this second year. The course is aimed at those presently working in HR, but is also suitable for those interested in HR who wish to study on a part time basis and who have completed the first year of this advanced CIPD course.

Entry Requirements

Completion of Year 1 of the CIPD Post Graduate Diploma

Career options

Successful completion of the Post Graduate Diploma (after Year 2) will qualify the student to progress to the one year MSc in HR Management or Development at the University of Portsmouth.

CIPD Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (Year Two). Sept & Jan Start Dates.

Five highlights

  • 1 Course run jointly with the University of Portsmouth, in Chichester
  • 2 Ofsted Outstanding College: Inspirational teaching and learning
  • 3 Our tutors are HR qualified and experienced HR professionals
  • 4 Practical application of HR theories and models
  • 5 Graduation after Year 2 at the University of Portsmouth

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 08.09.2020
  • CIPD Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (Year Two)


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Course code Location Course length Start date
MGT007CD1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 08.09.2020

What you need to know

What will I study?

Managing Employment Relations and HRM in Context. This is a leading-edge unit that enables you to benefit directly from research informed teaching, and evaluate leading-edge research and practice Managing HR and ER The HR Practitioner and the Global Perspective, this part of the course is concerned with two important areas of HR theory and practice: Investigating a business issue from an HR perspective.

How will I be taught?

The two units will be taught in weekly three hour (x2) sessions. The 8 hours a week will be devoted to group lectures, seminars and workshop activities. The teaching approach is to provide a theoretical understanding of people, management and organisations, and to develop this understanding by illustrating how theory and practice come together in the workplace. To help achieve this, we will draw on your experience of organisations, both in the workplace and from your dealings with them.

How will I be assessed?

There is a blended approach to assessments of the four elements: a 2 hour exam; 2500 word assignment addressing the Management of Employment Relationships; 7000 word Business Research Report and a group presentation.

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