Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management

Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management


The course is offered by Professional Studies Department.


The Human Resources pathway covers the main areas of human resource management including an introduction to the human resource management role and function which is then built on to give a broader perspective to human resource management practices; of the role of training and employee development, including a consideration of government initiative aimed at developing skills; and employment relationships in the UK including industrial conflict, the resolution of disputes and negotiation.

Entry Requirements

General Education Diploma (12 years of schooling) with a score of 60% (C grade) or above. All equivalent UK and other international qualifications (IB, GCSE) are also accepted. For applicants whose first language is not English, a minimum IELTS score of  5 is required (BTEC - 5.5).

Certification Authorities

Pearson Education Ltd, BTEC-Business and Technology Educational Council 


Two years – full time

Programme Content

First year:

  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management and Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set)
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

Second year:

  • Research Project (Pearson-set)
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Resource and Talent Planning
  • Employee Relation
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Developing Individuals,Teams and Organisational
  • Human Resources - Values and Contribution Organisational Success

July / August
December / January

Contact Details
  • Dr. T.T.A. Rohanaraj, Director - Undergraduate Studies
    Director, Professional Studies Department
    Office Line: 22059848
  • Ms. Zainab Al Lawati
    Office Line: 22059821
  • Ms Sujata Suresh
    Faculty and Quality Nominee for HND Business
    Professional Studies Department
    Office lines: 22059844
  • Dr Niranjan Shetty
    Assistant Professor and Programme Leader for HND Business
    Professional Studies Department
    Office lines: 220599849