Post Graduate Diploma in Arts in Human Resource Management
This programme uniquely allows students to study over three consecutive semesters within one calendar year to receive the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Human Resource Management. Successful completion leads to Chartered Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Students progressing directly to the MA in HRM will also receive Associate Membership of the Mediators Institute of Ireland (MII) if they complete relevant modules.
Our human resource management course has been developed in consultation with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). You will learn the latest concepts in leading and managing, people resourcing, international HRM, employee relations, the legal environment and talent development.
The programme will deepen your insight into human resource management theories and allow you to understand them in dynamic business environments. You will be able to analyse business needs and deliver effective solutions that optimise the people resources of your organisation. Combined with a practitioner recognised qualification in the area of human resource management, namely CIPD, this programme is geared towards people with a professional commitment to HR and professional development.The programme utilises an applied assessment methodology. The ability to work in a group setting and to engage in significant selfdirected learning will be essential.
Who is the Human Resource Management course for?
This programme is aimed primarily at those individuals seeking an academic qualification at postgraduate level also wishing to advance their career to assume positions at a senior management level with a specific focus on human resource management.
Brian Billings - NCI has a really good location and even better staff. The level of HR expertise was outstanding.
Our part-time diploma runs for 1 calendar year; 39 weeks
You can also study this course on a modular study basis starting in early 2013.
Tuesday and Thursday 18.00 - 21.00 plus 2 full Saturdays per semester 10.00 - 17.00
The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in HRM comprises three semesters of study:
- Semester One (September to the end of December)
- Semester Two (January to early May)
- Semester Three (May to July)
Honours (level 8) primary degree (minimum 2nd class honours) in a cognate area. The college operates a Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) scheme meaning applicants who do not meet the normal academic requirements may be considered based on relevant work and other experience. This may be assessed using a written application and/ or interview.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Human Resource Management is awarded by QQI at level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications. Graduates with relevant work experience will be eligible to apply for Chartered Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) for which a membership fee will be payable directly to CIPD.
Students who successfully complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in HRM have the option of continuing their studies to receive the award of Master of Arts in HRM. Those students who transfer onto the MA in HRM programme will be required to complete an additional semester consisting of a research methods module and a minor dissertation. This award will allow transfer to level 9 research degrees and in some cases progression to taught doctoral programmes at level 10 on the NFQ.
Course Fee Listing. Fees include tuition, registration assessment and capitation fees (Fees revised annually).
Due to delivery structure changes we are now able to offer a reduced price for the Postgraduate Diploma in HRM and the 1 year Masters in HRM top up.
Year 1 Postgraduate Diploma in HRM was 7500 now 7000
Year 2 Master of Arts in HRM top up was 3450 now 1750
This reduction applies to students commencing the part-time Postgraduate Diploma in September 2012. These students will be able to complete the full Masters level award for a total price of 8,750
The change to the top up MA in HRM fee will also apply to part-time students who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma and wish to commence MA in HRM top up in January 2013.
You can spread the cost of fees with our direct debit plan.
For more information on the subjects taught on this course view our module descriptor.
Tuesday 17th September 2013