Human  Resource Diploma

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


12 Months


ATHE Diploma – Top-Up to full degree


Low Fee

You’ll save money on your Diploma, with up to 60% savings when compared to studying at a traditional tertiary institution.

Various payment plans

You can pay in installments and choose from monthly / quarterly payment options.


Career ready coursework

Coursework is applicable to your career, giving you real world skills that can be applied to management positions.

Online – Assignment Based

You can study at your own pace with a wealth of resources available to download and view online.

Learners Journey

Learner Journey

Modules covered in the Human Resource Management Diploma are equivalent to
the first and second year of University Degree

✔ Completing only the Level 4 course will give you 120 credits towards an associated undergraduate Degree. This will make you eligible for an exemption from the first year of university tuition.

✔ Completing both the Level 4 and Level 5 courses will give you the full 240 credits to make you eligible for an exemption from the first and second years of university tuition.

✔ Each level includes 10 modules and 8 written assignments. Modules cover approximately 40 hours of guided learning material, supplemented by 30 to 50 hours of optional material. Recommended exercises, reading, and other resources are available on request.

Diploma Details

12 months – Level 4 Diploma in Human Resource Management (120 Credits)

12 months – Level 5 Diploma in Business Management (120 Credits)

Optional: Third-year Top-Up to Bachelor Degree

  • Lifetime Access to Course Material
  • Online modules and written assignments
  • Dedicated student support Access to an online Social Learning forum
  • Tutor kick-off session 1-2-1 Skype for guidance and assignment provision

Extra Cost (Adhoc):
Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions with extra €15/hour

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.

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.The ATHE Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management has 10 modules and 8 written assignments at each level.

To enroll onto the Level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enrolling onto the Level 5 course, you must have attained a Level 4 or equivalent.

Human Resource Diploma fees:

Level 4 

The fee for enrolling for Level 4 is €2200 incl. VAT (installments accepted up to 14 months x €158)

The registration fee is €350


Level4 and Level 5

The fee for enrolling in the Level 4 and Level 5 Diploma is €3500 incl. VAT (installments accepted up to 24 months x €146)

The registration fee is €350 per level

Simply follow the steps given below to enroll:
1. Fill enrollment form on-line found here
2. Pay an enrollment fee of €350 after you have received your invoice
(This can be paid online using credit or debit card) or PayPal

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.

Progression routes (University Top_Ups)

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