Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management

NFQ Level 8, Major Award

The Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management is a part-time programme taken over 12 months.

Applicants must normally hold:

Consideration may be given to applicants who do not fully meet the above criteria but who have significant professional experience in a related field such as human resource management, training and development, employment relations, coaching, supervisory and management roles AND at least an NFQ Level 6 qualification. In these circumstances an interview may form part of the application decision.

Students take 60 credits as follows:

MG5806 Contemporary Reward Management (5 credits)
MG5807 Business Issues and the Context of Human Resource Management (10 credits)
MG5817 Contemporary Developments in Human Resource Development (5 credits)
MG5838 Investigating a Business Issue from a HR Perspective (10 credits)
MG5841 Engaging in Professional Human Resource Practice (5 credits)
MG5842 Managing the HR Function (10 credits)
MG5843 Contemporary Developments in Employee Relations (10 credits)
MG5844 Labour Law (5 credits)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Full details and regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2019/2020 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2019/2020.

Programme Learning Outcomes for Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

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