PgCert/PgDip Human Resource Management


The Certificate and Diploma in Human Resources Management, Level 7 stand-alone courses have been designed to develop relevant and essential knowledge and skills in People Management and Learning and Development and are a route into professional membership of the CIPD.

At Sunderland, we focus on problem-solving ability and linking theory to real-world challenges. As part of this, you will visit UK companies and also learn from guest speakers who share their practical business experience. HR practitioners work with our academic team to deliver events and workshops that will help prepare you to become a part of the HRM professional community. The networks you develop will become invaluable to you when you graduate and embark on your career in a senior role in human resource management.

Why us?

  • The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) in the UK and by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) in the USA
  • 'World-leading' research in Business, according to the Latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
  • During our special skills weeks you will work on both academic and workplace skills you will need to succeed on the course and in your future in people management

Career ready

Previous HRM postgraduate degree students now work at senior HR manager level in a number of organisations, including Caterpillar, BT and Nissan.

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£10,000 Per Year

International student tuition fee

7 Month


Oct 2024

Start Month

Sep 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • October 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time