Postgraduate PG Dip

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Part-Time
  • Duration


    2 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

This course is designed for part-time students from a variety of backgrounds, who wish to begin or develop a career in human resource management. It aims to develop critical, competent and reflective practitioners who can perform effectively within a business partnership perspective and demonstrate the capabilities of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's 'thinking performer'. You will gain a clear understanding of a broad range of HR, managerial and business principles and practices, as well as the development of related skills and competencies.

We have been successfully delivering personnel and HR programmes for over 40 years and the quality of provision has been recognised by the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) and other external bodies including the Quality Assurance Agency.

In the 2018 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey, the PG Dip Human Resource Management course scored 100% for overall student satisfaction.

The course is taught Tuesdays 1pm to 7.30pm in the first year and Thursdays 1pm to 7.30pm in the second year. You will also be required to attend induction and three two-day skills workshops.

CIPD website

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

We have been successfully delivering personnel and HR programmes for over 40 years and the quality of provision has been recognised by the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) and other external bodies including QAA. Many large employers in the region have supported our course, including Leeds City Council and Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC.

Members of the course team have strong links with CIPD at local and national level. The core teaching team have considerable experience of teaching on postgraduate and professional programmes, as well as HR practitioner experience. Many staff are research active including Professor Jim Stewart and Professor Jeff Gold, who are authors of leading textbooks in the HRM & HRD field.

At Leeds Business School we're dedicated to supporting your professional development - that's why we offer a guest lecture programme. Past speakers include the CEO of the London Stock Exchange, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, past Chair and President of the Academy of Marketing, Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association, the Chief Economist of Yorkshire Bank and the Editor of Cosmopolitan.

Why study Human Resource Management at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Strong professional links
  2. Dedicated and experienced teaching team
  3. Access to a wide range of university facilities and resources
  4. Opportunities to gain insight through Leeds Business School guest lectures
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