Human Resource Management

Institute of Public Administration - IPA


Course Name Human Resource Management
Course Provider Institute of Public Administration - IPA
Course Code 40915 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Ballsbridge
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences: September/ October 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Application Deadline: September 2022.

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Duration One academic year.

Delivery Method:
The programme is delivered through a blended learning model. Students attend webinars on selected weeknight evenings and classroom seminars at the IPA on selected weekends. They are supported in their studies by extensive online resources and bespoke course material.
Course Fee The cost of the programme is €2,950 per annum (includes all matriculation and examination fees), payable in one or two instalments.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants Require:
1. Leaving Certificate (examination from 2017 onwards): Candidates must obtain a pass in at least six subjects accepted for NUI matriculation purposes, with at least Grade H5 in two subjects on the Higher Level and at least Gr...

Comment Accreditation: National University of Ireland.
Place on NFQ: Level 7 (Special Purpose Award).
Course Content

Expand+The Programme
The Diploma in Human Resource Management (HRM) explains how organisations effectively manage people. It does this by analysing the aims of the HRM function and by detailing its key features. A one-year part-time programme, it is suita...

Subjects Taught

Human Resource Management:
This course covers several specific topics in the HRM field, including manpower planning, performance management, managing change, health and safety, employment legislation and strategic management.


Assessment Method Students complete assignments over the course of the year and sit examinations in all four subjects.
Careers or Further Progression Progression
Students can enter the second year of the BA (Hons) on successful completion of a bridging programme.
Further Enquiries All Correspondence and enquiries should be address to:
Undergraduate Office,
Whitaker School of Government and Management,
Institute of Public Administration,
57-61 Lansdowne Road,
Dublin 4.

Phone: +353 (01) 240 3600