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    Diploma in Human Resource Management

    University 1st and 2nd Year (Level 4 and 5)

    This course is delivered via Online Business School - UK

    $671.99 per level or $839.99 for two levels together Finance your Future and Start today

    The level 4 Diploma in Human Resource Management and the level 5 Extended Diploma in Management are a 240 credit course designed to provide learners with the skills they will need to succeed in management, with a specific focus on Human Resources within medium to large businesses. These are valuable skills to have, and can be used to open up opportunities at a huge variety of employers – from healthcare to hospitality, banking to broadcasting, this course can be your way of preparing for a career at any number of organisations.

    The Human Resource Management course at level 4 and 5 is equivalent to the first two years of an undergraduate course, allowing learners to progress onto the final year of an undergraduate degree programme at a University.

    This course is made up of 10 Level 4 modules and 10 level 5 modules, each of which will be assessed by one multiple choice exam and written assignments (10 assignments at level 4 and 8 assignments at level 5). To help you study for these assessments, our team of expert academics have designed a series of exclusive, comprehensive lessons for online study. This material will cover everything you need to know and can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

    Each module of the course consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-4999 hours of optional learning material. These materials are comprised of interactive exercises, further readings and internet resources. A full explanation of how you’ll be assessed can be found here.

    Course fees

    The fee for enrolling onto the level 4 and level 5 courses together is ₹59999. Alternatively students can enrol onto a single level (level 4 or 5) for ₹47999 each.

    Students can make payment using one of the following methods:

    • Credit or debit card
    • Bank transfer
    • Interest free monthly instalments
    • Paypal
    • Western Union
    What is included in the cost of my course?

    All course material, including online modules and written assignments
    Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
    Dedicated student support
    Access to an online social learning forum
    Assignment marking and feedback
    FREE NUS Extra card worth ₹1999

    Free CV writing help on completion of the course

    University top-up?

    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 chose to complete the final year at.

    Northampton University

    BA (Hons) in Business and Management Top up – ₹379961

    BSc (Hons) in International Accounting Top up -₹379961

    University of Derby

    Undergraduate Top up to BA – ₹439954

    Edinburgh Napier University

    BA in Business Management (Top-Up) – ₹459952
    BA in Business and Enterprise (Top-Up) – ₹459952
    BA in Sales Management (Top-Up) – ₹459952

    University of Worcester

    BA (Hons) Business Administration Final Year Top up – ₹399958

    University of Sunderland – On Campus

    BA (Hons) Business and Management (Year 3 ) – ₹924904


    University of Bolton 

    BA (Hons) Top-up, fee ₹10,24894, duration 2 semesters

    University of Portsmouth

    BA (Hons) Business

    BA (Hons) Business and Computer Studies

    BA (Hons) Professional Studies

    BSc (Hons) Professional Studies

    BSc (Hons) Engineering and Management Studies

    BSc (Hons) Engineering Project Management


    Buckinghamshire New University 

    BA (Hons) Top-up – ₹299968

    Anglia Ruskin University

    BSc (Hons) Business Management (Final Year) – ₹449953

    BA (Hons) Management (Top-Up) – ₹449953

    Coventry University 

    BA (Hons) Top-up – progression from ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management, fee ₹955901

    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 to BA – ₹530282

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

    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
    Level 5 sample certificate

    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 attained the right credentials to go on and apply for a job in management, HR, strategic business management or business consultancy.

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