Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

Qualification Title Diploma in Human Resource Management
SCQF Level 11
QCF / RQF / EQF Level  7
Credits 120

This qualification is SCQF credit-rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). The SCQF is a partnership between the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), College Development Network, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and Universities Scotland.

The Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (HRM) offers learners without prior experience the knowledge and skills they need to be operationally effective in a career in the Human Resource Management field. For those learners that have prior experience in Human Resource Management and who also possess a professional qualification, the pathway through this programme will develop their professional competence.

The programme has been produced to conform to the requirements of UK regulatory authorities and the relevant Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) subject benchmark statements.

Programme Specification

The Diploma in Human Resource Management consists of the following six units:

Unit Title SCQF Level SCQF Credit Points
Contemporary HRM 11 20
Employee Relations 11 10
Investigating a Business Issue from an HR Perspective 11 20
Leading, Managing and HR Development 11 20
Performance Management 11 20
Resourcing, Talent Management and Development 11 30


Holders of this qualification can join a variety of UK degree programmes at an advanced stage. Degree top-up programmes can be delivered in the UK, locally, or by-distance/online. Contact us  for more information.

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