Diploma in Human Resource Management

Course Details

Course name: Diploma in Human Resource Management

Level: 4 & 5

Credits: 240

Modules: 10 x level 4  10 x level 5

Assignments: 10 at level 4  8 at level 5

Price: LKR 240,000 + GBP 250(Accreditation Fee)

University Progression

If you decide to top-up to a full Undergraduate Degree through an accredited UK university, the costs are listed below.
Please note, the below costs are for distance learning/online only.
You have the option of finishing on campus; costs will vary depending on which university you choose to complete the final year at.

Northampton University
BA (Hons) in Businessand Management Top up
BSc (Hons) in International Accounting Top up

University of Derby
Undergraduate Top up to BA

Edinburgh Napier University
BA in BusinessManagement (Top-Up)
BA in Business and Enterprise (Top-Up)
BA in Sales Management (Top-Up)

University of Worcester
BA (Hons) Business Administration Final Year Top up

University of Sunderland – on Campus
BA (Hons) Business and Management (Year 3 )

University of Bolton
BA (Hons) Top-up – duration 2 semesters

Buckinghamshire New University
BA (Hons) Top-up

Anglia Ruskin University
BSc (Hons) Business Management (Final Year)
BA (Hons) Management (Top-Up)

Coventry University
BA (Hons) Top-up–progression from ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management

Southern Cross University
Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management
Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Please enquire for top up prices for Southern Cross University.

University of Nicosia, Cyprus
‍Undergraduate Top up toBA

NOTE: UK/EU students may be eligible for student loans for the top-up portion of their studies.
Visit www.slc.co.uk for more information.
Course overview

The level 3 course is made up of 6 modules and 6 written assignments. Each module consists of 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours worth of optional materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises.

Am I eligible for this program?

This course is most suited to individuals who are at least 16 years old, have a highschool education and wish to progress onto a degree at university, or the Undergraduate Level 4/5Extended Diploma in Management with our Online Business School.

Level 4 module listing

Culture and the organisation

Develop an understanding of what is meant by “organisational culture” and its various influences on the operation of the organisation itself.

Developing interpersonal skills

Come to understand the interpersonal skills that are required by managers and leaders in different managerial responsibilities. Learn how to develop these skills for improved performance.

Managing and rewarding performance

Learn what effective performance management means, and how it can be used to improve workplace performance, both in terms of discipline and reward.

Managing ethically

Develop an understanding of what ethical issues can arise as a part of effective management, how ethical decisions can be made, and what the legal and regulatory context of what workplace ethics looks like.

Managing people in organisations

Learn about the reasons for, and best methods of, training people in an organisation.

Motivating and influencing people

Learn the best methods for motivating people, both individually and as part of a team.

Organisation structures

Develop an understanding of the factors that shape the design of structure within organisations, and how the organisational structure can influence management strategy.

Recruitment and CPD

Develop an understanding of the internal approaches used to determine recruitment needs,and of the different approaches taken by organisations to attract and select potential candidates. Learn about the requirements of contracts of employment, and the importance of personal development.

Strategic human resource development

Learn about the importance of strategic HRM in an organisation. Develop knowledge concerning the analysis of various factors impacting the labour market, the ways in which employment can be terminated, and the different forms of discrimination.

Working in teams

Develop an understanding of the core principles that underpin an effective team, both in terms of team membership and team leadership.

Level 5 module listing

The entrepreneurial manager

What is an Entrepreneur? Examine the skills and qualities of entrepreneurship.

Organisation structures

Why are organisations structured in the way they are? What Determines the optimum structure and how does it differ between organisations? In this module, learners will look at the numerous models and theories that make up organisational structure.

Practical accounting analysis

Learners will complete exercises in accounts throughout this module to understand what they are telling us and the actions that analysis can precipitate.

Business planning and goal setting

What is the business trying to achieve? What will it do? How will it do it? This module focuses on the creation of clear goals and clear plans to achieve a clear objective.

Politics and business

Impact of politics on business and how it may help or hinder business. This module will educate learners on economic impact, exports and government support.

Business law

Explore the statutory responsibilities of managers as learners look into the legalities of business and business executives.

Managing in today’s world

Business in the modern world. This module focuses on governance and equality as a means to do right in business.

Performance management

Understanding how your people and your business can continually improve together, learners will review reward structures, CPD, training and development to ensure high performance in business.

Marketing and sales planning

Learners will analyse how markets, customers, competitors and products can come together in a cohesive plan.

Quantitative skills

On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.

Written assignments

The ATHE level 4 Diploma in Human Resource Management and the level 5 Extended Diploma in Management has 10 modules and 10 written assignments at level 4 and 8 assignments at level 5.

On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments.

The assignments are approximately 5,000-8,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.

The assignment unit titles for the level 4 course are:

  1. Strategic HRM
  2. Managing ethically
  3. Culture and the organisation.
  4. Organisational structure
  5. Recruitment and CPD
  6. Working in team    
  7. Measuring and rewarding performance
  8. Managing people in organisations
  9. Interpersonal skills
  10. Motivating and influencing people

The assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:

  1. Managing communications
  2. Business organisations in a global context
  3. People management
  4. Finance for managers
  5. Research project
  6. Marketing principles and practice
  7. Planning a new business venture
  8. Business law
Career path

Successful completion of The Undergraduate Level 4 (Human Resource Management course) and Level 5 (Extended Diploma in Management) and the final year of an accredited Undergraduate Degree programme, students will have obtained the right credentials to go on and apply for a job in management, HR, strategic business management or business consultancy.

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