The Centre for English Language Education (CELE) runs 10 and 5 week Business and Management English language and study skills courses, designed to prepare you for masters courses in the Business School.
Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change.
12,000 - 15,000 word Human Resource Management and Organisation.
This course is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and gives full exemption from their level 7 Advanced Diploma in HRM.
CIPD and professional accreditation
This course meets the advanced professional standards set by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), it is accredited by CIPD and gives full exemption from their level 7 Advanced Diploma in HRM. Successful completion of this degree will give you the professional level of CIPD membership – Associate (AssocCIPD) – and the knowledge to upgrade to the higher levels of Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow.
About the CIPD
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, originally founded in 1913, is the world’s largest Chartered HR and development body, with currently over 135,000 members including more than 80,000 professional members, representing the most influential senior HR leaders from the world’s leading organisations and the next generation of HR professionals.
The quickest and easiest way to join the CIPD is to complete their online membership form at cipd.co.uk/new-member/login.
As a student registered on the CIPD accredited MSc in Human Resource Management and Organisation at Nottingham University Business School, you will receive an email asking you to log in to the student registration portal and confirm your qualification and membership details. It takes no longer than ten minutes to join or update your membership details.
If you are a new student member, your membership fee (valid for the duration of your degree) will be paid by Nottingham University Business School. If you are already a member, you will still need to register online to confirm your enrolment on a qualification and ensure membership recognition upon completion. After you have completed the registration process you will receive your CIPD membership pack and card within ten working days.
For further information about membership or studying CIPD qualifications please contact us on
+44 (0) 20 8612 6208
CIPD resources to support you
As a student member of the CIPD there are several study resources available to you, which have been designed to help you find what you need quickly, enabling you to study smarter. These can be found in the Student Resource Area: cipd.co.uk/qualifications/student-resources
Some of the resources available to you as a member include:
- HR factsheets – PDF downloadable documents, perfect for getting an overview of any HR topic, visit cipd.co.uk/hr-resources/factsheets
- Research reports – in-depth analysis and commentary on current issues, with real-life case studies, visit cipd.co.uk/hr-resources/research
- Practical tools – checklists, diagnostics and frameworks to help you plan and transform your thoughts into actions, visit cipd.co.uk/hr-resources/practical-tools
- My CPD map – online self-assessments against the CIPD Profession Map, showing you what you need to know and do as a HR practitioner at every stage of your career, visit cipd.co.uk/cpd/my-cpd-map
- Dedicated discussion boards – online Communities area where you can ask questions and get study support from CIPD students and members, visit cipd.co.uk/community
Progressing to professional membership
Once you have successfully completed your Masters qualification, you will automatically gain Associate professional membership of the CIPD. Increasingly, HR professionals around the world are pursuing CIPD professional membership to achieve industry recognition.
This professional accolade signifies someone who has gone beyond the achievement of a qualification and has a recognised track record of creating a real impact in the workplace. It demonstrates that they have been benchmarked against a set of international standards for best practice in HR and can make a difference to an organisation’s strategy and its people.
You can find out more about the different levels of CIPD professional membership at cipd.co.uk/membership/professional
As an Associate member of the CIPD you’ll be entitled to use the designation Assoc CIPD after your name, which shows employers:
- you have met rigorous criteria and international standards for best-practice HR
- you have the ability to make a real impact in the workplace
- you are committed to continuing professional development as a practitioner.
Upgrading to chartered membership
Upon completion of your degree, you will have met the knowledge requirement needed to upgrade to either Chartered Member of Charted Fellow of the CIPD. During the upgrade application, you will also be asked to demonstrate that you can evidence the skills and behaviours in accordance with the membership criteria for these levels.
For more information about the upgrading process, and to download the relevant application forms, please visit cipd.co.uk/membership/upgrading
Nottingham University Business School in collaborating with the local CIPD Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Branch will be organising a series of events through the course of your degree. CIPD branches are local networks of volunteers who work to provide you with networking and learning opportunities. Get in touch with your local branch to find out what's happening in your area cipd.co.uk/local.
Finally, you can also follow the CIPD on their social networking sites for more information on upcoming webinars, events and other useful resources!