Level 5

Human Resource Management


1 year
36 weeks


Rush Green


Sep 2021
Jul 2021


Adult 19+
Higher Education


Management & HR

This course will provide you with a broader perspective of the organisational issues facing HR professionals and develop effective analytical and problem solving skills.

It will help you develop skills in HR management, providing an awareness of HR functions and the key issues that impact on Human Resource and provide a platform for studies in Human Resource Management

You will undertake the following modules:

  • Developing Professional Practice
  • Using information in Human Resources
  • Contemporary developments in HR Development
  • Business Issues and the Contexts of Human Resources
  • Resourcing and talent planning
  • Reward Management
  • Managing and Coordinating the HR Function
  • Employee Engagement

This qualification is undergraduate level and is intended for people who seek to develop a career in HR management or who are working in the field of HR management and need to extend their knowledge and skills.

A range of assessment methods will be used such as assignments, group work, timed assessments, role play, assignments and case studies. In many of the assessments you will be required to use your own workplace as a case study.

You may have achieved the Level 3 qualification and be working towards a management role in HR. Alternatively, you may have a first degree, be an Associate Member of the CIPD and have had several years of experience in HR.

You will be asked to attend an interview and show proof of your qualifications, CIPD membership. A reference will be requested from your employee

The Diploma in HR Management Level 5 will provide a stepping stone for the CIPD post-graduate diploma but you may not feel they are ready for post-graduate study.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.