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Post-Baccalaureate Diploma Human Resources Management

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management is designed for a student that has completed a recognized bachelor’s degree, with a Canadian equivalent GPA of 2.33, and is looking to build a foundation of formal human resource management knowledge, competence and business acumen. Note: This is a two-year program, though students can choose to complete the program in an accelerated form.

Faculty's website: kpu.ca/business

Department's website: kpu.ca/business/post-baccalaureate-diploma-human-resources-management

Admission Requirements

In addition to the Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, the following program admission requirements apply:

  • Successful completion of a recognized undergraduate degree, with a GPA equivalent of 2.33 or higher

Curricular Requirements

The Post Baccalaureate Diploma program requires completion of the following 42 credits of courses with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Course List
CodeTitleCredits
BUSM 5100Financial and Managerial Accounting for Managers3
BUSM 5130Quantitative Methods for Business Management3
HRMT 5100HR & the Business3
HRMT 5110HR Management3
HRMT 5120Professional Communications for HR Professionals3
HRMT 5130Talent Acquisition3
HRMT 5140Human Relations & Intercultural Fluency3
HRMT 5150Health and Safety3
HRMT 5160Total Rewards3
HRMT 5170Talent Management3
HRMT 5180Organizational Development & Leadership3
HRMT 5190Labour and Employee Relations4
HRMT 5200Strategic Human Resources Management Practicum5
Total Credits42

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management.

Co-operative Education

The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management is offered with a Co-operative Education option. This option requires an additional 10 credits of Co-operative Education courses. Students wishing to enter and participate in the Co-op option must meet the following requirements:

Declaration and Entrance Requirements

  • Declaration of the Co-op option upon admission into the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management

Work Term and Program Continuance Requirements

Procedures for enrollment in Co-operative Education work terms are outlined in the COOP course descriptions. Conditions for continuance in the program are:

  • Completion of COOP 1101 prior to completing 15 credits
  • Completion of COOP 1150 prior to completing HRMT 5200
  • Minimum GPA of 2.7
  • Instructor Permission

Co-op Course Requirements

The Co-operative Education designation requires successful completion of the following courses:

Course List
CodeTitleCredits
COOP 1101Introduction to Professional and Career Readiness1
COOP 1150Co-op Work Semester 19
Total Credits10

Note: COOP courses must be completed in ascending numerical order. COOP courses may be used only to satisfy the Co-op designation and cannot be used to satisfy other curricular requirements of the program.

Additional Requirements

In addition to the requirements stated above, all Co-op students must satisfy the General Co-operative Education Requirements.

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program with co-operative education, students are eligible to receive a Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management, Co-operative Education Option.

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604-599-2000

Mailing Address

12666 72 Avenue
Surrey, BC V3W 2M8

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Faculty's website: kpu.ca/business

Department's website: kpu.ca/business/post-baccalaureate-diploma-human-resources-management

Admission Requirements

In addition to the Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, the following program admission requirements apply:

  • Successful completion of a recognized undergraduate degree, with a GPA equivalent of 2.33 or higher

Curricular Requirements

The Post Baccalaureate Diploma program requires completion of the following 42 credits of courses with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Course List
CodeTitleCredits
BUSM 5100Financial and Managerial Accounting for Managers3
BUSM 5130Quantitative Methods for Business Management3
HRMT 5100HR & the Business3
HRMT 5110HR Management3
HRMT 5120Professional Communications for HR Professionals3
HRMT 5130Talent Acquisition3
HRMT 5140Human Relations & Intercultural Fluency3
HRMT 5150Health and Safety3
HRMT 5160Total Rewards3
HRMT 5170Talent Management3
HRMT 5180Organizational Development & Leadership3
HRMT 5190Labour and Employee Relations4
HRMT 5200Strategic Human Resources Management Practicum5
Total Credits42

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management.

Co-operative Education

The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management is offered with a Co-operative Education option. This option requires an additional 10 credits of Co-operative Education courses. Students wishing to enter and participate in the Co-op option must meet the following requirements:

Declaration and Entrance Requirements

  • Declaration of the Co-op option upon admission into the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management

Work Term and Program Continuance Requirements

Procedures for enrollment in Co-operative Education work terms are outlined in the COOP course descriptions. Conditions for continuance in the program are:

  • Completion of COOP 1101 prior to completing 15 credits
  • Completion of COOP 1150 prior to completing HRMT 5200
  • Minimum GPA of 2.7
  • Instructor Permission

Co-op Course Requirements

The Co-operative Education designation requires successful completion of the following courses:

Course List
CodeTitleCredits
COOP 1101Introduction to Professional and Career Readiness1
COOP 1150Co-op Work Semester 19
Total Credits10

Note: COOP courses must be completed in ascending numerical order. COOP courses may be used only to satisfy the Co-op designation and cannot be used to satisfy other curricular requirements of the program.

Additional Requirements

In addition to the requirements stated above, all Co-op students must satisfy the General Co-operative Education Requirements.

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program with co-operative education, students are eligible to receive a Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management, Co-operative Education Option.

This online version of the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Calendar is the official version of the University Calendar. Although every effort is made to ensure accuracy at the time of publication, KPU reserves the right to make any corrections in the contents and provisions of this calendar without notice. In addition, the University reserves the right to cancel, add, or revise contents or change fees at any time without notice. To report errors or omissions, or send comments or suggestions, please email Calendar.Editor@kpu.ca

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General Information

604-599-2000

Mailing Address

12666 72 Avenue
Surrey, BC V3W 2M8

© 2022-2023 Kwantlen Polytechnic University

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    Print this page.

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Department's website: kpu.ca/business/post-baccalaureate-diploma-human-resources-management

Admission Requirements

In addition to the Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, the following program admission requirements apply:

  • Successful completion of a recognized undergraduate degree, with a GPA equivalent of 2.33 or higher

Curricular Requirements

The Post Baccalaureate Diploma program requires completion of the following 42 credits of courses with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Course List
CodeTitleCredits
BUSM 5100Financial and Managerial Accounting for Managers3
BUSM 5130Quantitative Methods for Business Management3
HRMT 5100HR & the Business3
HRMT 5110HR Management3
HRMT 5120Professional Communications for HR Professionals3
HRMT 5130Talent Acquisition3
HRMT 5140Human Relations & Intercultural Fluency3
HRMT 5150Health and Safety3
HRMT 5160Total Rewards3
HRMT 5170Talent Management3
HRMT 5180Organizational Development & Leadership3
HRMT 5190Labour and Employee Relations4
HRMT 5200Strategic Human Resources Management Practicum5
Total Credits42

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management.

Co-operative Education

The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management is offered with a Co-operative Education option. This option requires an additional 10 credits of Co-operative Education courses. Students wishing to enter and participate in the Co-op option must meet the following requirements:

Declaration and Entrance Requirements

  • Declaration of the Co-op option upon admission into the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management

Work Term and Program Continuance Requirements

Procedures for enrollment in Co-operative Education work terms are outlined in the COOP course descriptions. Conditions for continuance in the program are:

  • Completion of COOP 1101 prior to completing 15 credits
  • Completion of COOP 1150 prior to completing HRMT 5200
  • Minimum GPA of 2.7
  • Instructor Permission

Co-op Course Requirements

The Co-operative Education designation requires successful completion of the following courses:

Course List
CodeTitleCredits
COOP 1101Introduction to Professional and Career Readiness1
COOP 1150Co-op Work Semester 19
Total Credits10

Note: COOP courses must be completed in ascending numerical order. COOP courses may be used only to satisfy the Co-op designation and cannot be used to satisfy other curricular requirements of the program.

Additional Requirements

In addition to the requirements stated above, all Co-op students must satisfy the General Co-operative Education Requirements.

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program with co-operative education, students are eligible to receive a Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management, Co-operative Education Option.

This online version of the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Calendar is the official version of the University Calendar. Although every effort is made to ensure accuracy at the time of publication, KPU reserves the right to make any corrections in the contents and provisions of this calendar without notice. In addition, the University reserves the right to cancel, add, or revise contents or change fees at any time without notice. To report errors or omissions, or send comments or suggestions, please email Calendar.Editor@kpu.ca

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General Information

604-599-2000

Mailing Address

12666 72 Avenue
Surrey, BC V3W 2M8

© 2022-2023 Kwantlen Polytechnic University

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Requirements

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Mode of Study

  • Full Time