CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in HRM

This course is suitable for people who have responsibility for HR decision making within an organisation at either an operational, tactical or more strategic level. You may also have responsibilities for the HR functional activities within an organisations, or be a self-employed consultant supporting organisations meeting their goals.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course will commence in September and will take two years to complete. You will attend college on a Monday afternoon for seven hours per week. It is expected that you would undertake approximately six to ten hours of home study too.

What will I study?

Based at the Town Centre Campus you will be taught by industry professionals and you will explore the key concepts and elements of human resources. The following areas will be covered:

  • Leading, managing and developing people
  • Developing skills for business leadership
  • Investigating a business issue from a HR perspective
  • HRM in context
  • Resourcing and talent management
  • Reward management
  • Managing employee relations and designing
  • Designing, delivering and evaluating learning and development provision

How is it assessed?

You will complete a number of assignments, undertake two, three hour examinations and produce a management research report.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You must have successfully completed an Intermediate Diploma in HRM or a relevant HR related degree and be able to demonstrate strategic involvement within your business.

What are the course fees?

More information on course fees will be provided upon application. For information on the financial support that may be available, please click here.

There are a number of flexible payment options available including an interest-free payment plan with a monthly direct debit payment, your employer may be willing to fund your course and we can invoice them directly.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to progress onto the final stages of a full Masters qualification.

This qualification can also lead onto a number of job roles that you could enter or progress into including:

  • Head of HR
  • HR Director
  • Senior HR Manager
  • HR Consultant
  • Recruitment Manager
  • People Development Manager

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

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Why study Human Resources/Personnel with us?


Gain CIPD professional membership to give you the edge in a competitive job market.

International Recognition

CIPD qualifications are internationally recognised and the recognised professional standard for HR.


Learn from industry professional tutors who hold extensive industry experience.


Excellent progression routes from level 1 to level 7.


Study is flexible and designed to fit around your busy lifestyle.


Students have secured and developed successful careers with their CIPD qualifications.