Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management

Provided by London School of Business & Finance


Awarded by LSBF

Course introduction


The Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management has been developed by London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) as a progression route for students aiming for a Higher Education qualification in the subject area, and/or for students aiming for a career in human resources and learning and development.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

The aim of the Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management is to provide students with the opportunity to further develop learning and development, and Human Resource Management knowledge based on practical skills gained through successful completion of the LSBF Diploma in Human Resource Management. Holders of the Advanced Diploma will be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and critical understanding of the major theories in business and management, and of the way in which those theories have developed.

The Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management aims to provide students with:

  • The ability to apply underlying concepts and principles of Human Resource Management in an employment context
  • Knowledge of the main methods of enquiry in the academic study of Human Resource Management and learning and development
  • An understanding of the limits of their knowledge, and how this influences analyses and interpretations based on that knowledge.

Area of Studies

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate relevant knowledge and understanding of organisations, the external environment in which they operate and how they are managed
  • Apply theory to the solution of familiar and unfamiliar problems within the organisation
  • Demonstrate proficiency in designing learning and development programmes
  • Evaluate and critically analyse reward systems
  • Demonstrate understanding of talent planning and the key challenges facing resourcing
  • Undertake further training, develop existing skills and acquire new competences that will enable them to assume significant responsibility within organisations

Entry Requirements

Minimum Age:

  • 19 years old or above
Minimum Academic Entry Requirement:
  • Completion of LSBF Diploma in Human Resource Management(or equivalent programme); or
  • Polytechnic Diploma holders in a relevant field of study (with exemptions); or
  • Polytechnic Diploma holders in a related field of study (with or without exemptions); or
  • Polytechnic Diploma holders in a non-related field of study (with Bridging); or
  • Other appropriate qualifications.
Minimum English Language Entry Requirement
  • Achieved a grade C6 or better in English language O level; or
  • Equivalent qualification e.g. IELTS 5.5/TOEFL 550; or
  • LSBF PCE Advanced; or
  • Completion of a Polytechnic Diploma (or equivalent) delivered and examined in English

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Full Time: 8 Months
Students attend lessons 3 hours per day plus directed/independent study for a period of 8 months from Monday to Friday.

Part Time: 12 Months
Students attend 3-hr lessons 2 nights a week and scheduled weekends for a period of 12 months.

Lectures, Tutorial, Seminars, Workshops, Case Studies and Exercises, Class Discussion, Group work project and presentations, Computer Exercise

Fees & Funding

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