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Diploma in Human Resource Management (SCQF Level 11)

Qualification Title Diploma in Human Resource Management
SCQF Level 11
QCF / RQF / EQF Level * 7
Credits 120

* Equivalent level. See Qualifications can Cross Boundaries for a comparison of the UK and European Qualifications Frameworks.

The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) is the national qualifications framework for Scotland. This qualification is credit-rated for the SCQF by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). See the SCQF Qualifications Database for the full list of EduQual’s SCQF credit-rated qualifications.

The EduQual Diploma in Human Resource Management (HRM) offers learners without prior experience the knowledge and skills they need to be operationally effective in a career in the Human Resource Management field. For those learners that have prior experience in Human Resource Management and who also possess a professional qualification, the pathway through this programme will develop their professional competence.

The programme has been produced to conform to the requirements of UK regulatory authorities and the relevant Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) subject benchmark statements.

Programme Specification

Click here to read the Programme Specification for the EduQual Diploma in Human Resource Management.

The Diploma in Human Resource Management consists of the following six units:

Unit Title SCQF Level SCQF Credit Points
Contemporary HRM 11 20
Employee Relations 11 10
Investigating a Business Issue from an HR Perspective 11 20
Leading, Managing and HR Development 11 20
Performance Management 11 20
Resourcing, Talent Management and Development 11 30

Support Materials

Support materials are available to all of our approved centres, including full Programme and Unit specifications, and model assignments.


Holders of this qualification can join a variety of UK degree programmes at an advanced stage. Degree top-up programmes can be delivered in the UK, locally, or by-distance/online. Contact us at for more information.

Sample Certificate

SCQF L11 D-HRM Certificate Sample_Page_1

SCQF L11 D-HRM Certificate Sample_Page_1