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Diploma in Human Resource Management

The Diploma in HRM is a Level 7 programme offered on a part-time evening basis at the University of Limerick.  It is a comprehensive programme covering key areas of human resource management (HRM), human resource development (HRD) and employment relations as well as broader related subjects such as economics and sociology.  The programme is accredited both by the University of Limerick and the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Potential applicants are also welcome to discuss the course in further detail by contacting:

Julianne O’Brien
Department Coordinator
Department of Work and Employment Studies
Email: julianne.obrien@ul.ie
Telephone:  +353-(0)61 202380.

Please note applications for current cohort commencing September 2018 is now closed.

The Diploma in HRM is a one year programme.  Students are required to successfully complete 4 taught modules per semester.

Semester 1

  • Sociology of Work
  • Human Resource Management B
  • Organisational Behaviour 2
  • Managing for Results
  • Developing Professional Competence 2
Semester 2
  • Principles of Economics
  • Employment Relations 2
  • Human Resource Development 2
  • Continuing Professional Development 2
  • Research Methods

A minimum Level 6 qualification in HR or a cognate area.  Applicants must also have a minimum of two years work experience with at least six months experience in a management, supervisory or other equivalent experience.

Two evening per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-10pm) plus one weekend class.