Bournemouth University CIPD Level 7

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Bournemouth University CIPD Level 7

This dynamic course has been developed for human resources management (HRM) practitioners who wish to gain the qualifications for professional membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).The course is aimed those looking to study on a part-time basis. Upon completing this course, you’ll be equipped with substantial knowledge of contemporary HRM theory and the ability to apply that knowledge to real-life situations. We also offer MSc Management with Human Resources for those wishing to study full-time.

With the guidance of our expert academic team, you’ll acquire the necessary skills and competence to plan and manage HR activities at both an operational and strategic level in the public and private sectors.

Full entry requirements

The normal requirements for embarking upon a postgraduate taught degree are:

  • Bachelors Honours degree, 2:2 or above or equivalent or the completion of the Certificate in Personnel Practice or CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • For post-experience and professional qualifications, there may be additional entry requirements set by the association or institute that ultimately administers the qualification in question. The qualification description on the course information pages should tell you what these are but please get in touch with the askBU Enquiry Service if you are in doubt.

If you lack the formal academic qualifications needed to enter a postgraduate or post-experience degree, there are several alternative routes to follow. Some of these are based on experience. Contact the askBU Enquiry Service for more information.

International entry requirements

If English is not your first language, you will need to provide evidence that you can understand English to a satisfactory level. English language requirements for this course are normally:

  • IELTS (academic) 6.0 overall or equivalent and a minimum of 5.5 in writing.

View further information about our English language requirements.

A number of pre-sessional English and preparatory programmes are offered through our partner institution, Bournemouth University International College, and will get you ready for study at BU at the appropriate level.

You can also find further details of the international qualifications we accept, and what level of study they apply to, on our postgraduate entry requirements page.