Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

We believe in equipping people with the skills they need to succeed in their chosen career.  Whether you’re looking for work in HR or looking to enhance your knowledge these courses are aimed at anyone wanting a successful career in human resource management, or general management with people management responsibility.

CIPD is the world's largest Chartered HR and development professional body.  You can be sure that a CIPD internationally recognised HR qualification will send a clear message to existing or prospective employees that you possess the commitment, skills and knowledge employers want.  The courses are intended to develop professional competence, build your knowledge base, and enhance your career prospects and employability.  These programmes provide the mechanisms for all of our CIPD professionals to leave us as leading edge human resource practitioners.

Overview

Our CIPD programmes meet the new advanced standards of the CIPD qualification framework and build on our longstanding relationship with the CIPD.  We are also working with numerous businesses across all sectors to build their HR and leadership capability, as they learn from us we learn from them, tailoring our courses to offer the most up to date,  convenient and relevant teaching available today. 

All of these qualifications focus on the role of HR in driving performance and building sustainable and successful businesses.  You can be confident that we will provide the highest quality, most practical and innovative programmes that will deliver results specifically for you.  All of our tutors have considerable industrial and professional experience, and use practical scenarios and real life lessons to work with employees and organisations on whatever HR and business challenges they face.

Key facts

  • The subject area of business at Glyndŵr University has a long standing relationship with the CIPD.
  • The tutors have considerable industrial and professional experience.
  • You will receive high standards of tuition and support in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Course content

Our CIPD programmes meet the new advanced standards of the CIPD qualification framework and build on our longstanding relationship with the CIPD.  We are also working with numerous businesses across all sectors to build their HR and leadership capability, as they learn from us we learn from them, tailoring our courses to offer the most up to date,  convenient and relevant teaching available today. 

All of these qualifications focus on the role of HR in driving performance and building sustainable and successful businesses.  You can be confident that we will provide the highest quality, most practical and innovative programmes that will deliver results specifically for you.  All of our tutors have considerable industrial and professional experience, and use practical scenarios and real life lessons to work with employees and organisations on whatever HR and business challenges they face.

We offer the following CIPD approved and awarded qualifications:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • MA Human Resource Management 

The postgraduate diploma is achieved by successfully completing the first two years of study. The third year of study provides seamless progression to the masters qualification.

Certificate stage (Year 1) - The context for HRM, leading and managing people, people and talent management.
Diploma stage (Year 2) – Employee reward management, managing employee relations, human resource development.
Year 3 - Dissertation

Career opportunities

There is a high demand for qualifications that are linked to the professional membership of the CIPD. The courses will help students network with professional colleagues, allow access to leading edge information and aid a commitment to high standards of professional conduct.

The programmes are designed in accordance with CIPD requirements and the postgraduate diploma can be achieved by successfully completing the first two years of study. The third year of study provides seamless progression to the masters qualification.

Assessment

Assessment is through assignment work which includes examinations, case studies, group presentations, reports, a reflective log and company analysis.

Entry requirements and applying

You must satisfy one of the following conditions:

i) hold an initial degree of the University of Wales, or another approved degree awarding body.
ii) hold a non-graduate qualification which the University deems to be of satisfactory standard for the purpose of postgraduate admission.
iii) have relevant work experience that is deemed to compensate the lack of formal qualifications and have held a position of management responsibility for a minimum of three years.

A candidate who has already achieved Grad CIPD Status from the current or previous CIPD Professional Development Scheme may be given permission to proceed direct onto the dissertation stage.

Applying

If you are a UK or EU student and require more information, or to discuss any specific aspect of this course or our Business School admissions process, contact our admissions and enquiries team.

Admissions and Enquiries
Tel: 01978 293439
Email: enquiries@glyndwr.ac.uk

International students

If you are an international student and interested in our business courses, please contact us as follows:

  • Email: international@glyndwr.ac.uk
  • Telephone: 0044 1978 293439 (from overseas) or 01978 293439 (within UK)
  • Fax: 0044 1978 293385 (from overseas) or 01978 293385 (within UK)

The Glyndŵr University International Office is open Monday to Thursday from 08:30 to 17:00 GMT (08:30 to 16:30 GMT on a Friday).

Please consider the time difference between the UK and your own country when contacting us

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