Kingston Business School is a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Approved Centre. Across the world, CIPD is recognised as a mark of quality that distinguishes Kingston as a leading research-led teaching institution in the field of HR management and development.
Judy Whittaker, former CIPD Membership and Education Director, said:
"We are very impressed by the postgraduate research carried out at Kingston and the high quality of teaching. The HRM school* has excellent industry contacts and a strong commitment to the human resources profession."
We were also recognised as a CIPD centre of excellence for 25 years, until the CIPD retired this form of recognition in 2011.
(*now known as the Department of Management)
This programme is also accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
Students on this course automatically become CMI members at the start of the programme (if you have work experience, you can apply immediately to become a Chartered Manager). Students also have exclusive access to CMI Management Direct portal and the opportunity of mentoring by Chartered Managers.
Therefore, students who successfully complete the programme will receive both the CIPD and CMI professional qualifications in addition to the University qualification.
This course has been rated as one of the best human resource management masters courses in Western Europe.
It was ranked 36th out of 200 programmes by the Eduniversal masters ranking 2015/16.
Eduniversal ranks masters programmes from more than a thousand business schools and universities. Key criteria include: the reputation of the programmes with human resources managers, career prospects, salaries and details of first jobs. The rankings also look at the results of a satisfaction survey of recent graduates.
Kingston Business School is a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Approved Centre.
Kingston Business School joins an elite group of the top 5 per cent of institutions worldwide awarded the prestigious AACSB accreditation.